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2017 West Palm Beach Development & Investment Forum

Hilton West Palm Beach
600 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach , FL United States
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Register today for West Palm Beach’s most important real estate forum of the year on Friday, March 10, 2017!

ULI and the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority  invite you to hear from developers and other experts on the front lines of the most significant projects in the city. The program explores real estate investment trends, creative development strategies, and projections on the opportunities ahead.

Earn AIA & AICP credits for attending this conference – (3.25 CM hours pending)

Online Registration is Closed. On site registration will be available at the event. 


8:00am – Breakfast & Networking

8:30am – Welcoming Remarks

8:35amWest Palm Beach Market Overview
Mark Pateman, Managing Principal – Palm Beach County, Cushman & Wakefield

8:50amMaximizing Investment: Mobility Solutions
Julie Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer, Brightline (J.Edwards PPT)
Chris Hall, Marketing & Project Manager, p3gm (C.Hall PPT)
Moderator: Nick Uhren, Executive Director, Palm Beach MPO

9:30amThe Next Big Thing: District Revitalizations in West Palm Beach
Charles S. Cohen, President & CEO, Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation (C.Cohen PPT)
William Earl, Vice President of Development, The Warehouse District (W.Earl PPT)
Dr. John Renne, Florida Atlantic University, Director, Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (J.Renne PPT)
Moderator: Dana Little, Urban Design Director, Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

10:15am – Networking Break

10:30amFostering Economic Prosperity and the Flagler Financial District
Gopal Rajegowda, Senior Vice President, Related Companies (C.Roog & G.Rajegowda PPT)
Chris Roog, Director of Economic Development, City of West Palm Beach (C.Roog & G.Rajegowda PPT)
Kelly Smallridge, President & CEO, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

11:15amEngineering Serendipity: Building Better Public Spaces
Camilla Van Deurs, Partner, Director & Team Lead Design, Gehl, Copenhagen
Joseph Cortright, Director, City Observatory & CEOs for Cities, Impresa (J.Cortright PPT)

12:00pm – Adjourn


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Register to attend and reserve your seat today!

Registration Fees:

Member Non-Member
Private  $45 $65
Public/Nonprofit $35 $50
Student $25 $35
Under 35 $45 $65


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Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Julie Medley, Julie.medley@uli.org or Vanessa Dennis, Vanessa.dennis@uli.org, or call (954) 783-9504 for more information.


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