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Pompano Beach Downtown Innovation District Program

June 23, 2017
8:00 am - 11:30 am
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Pompano Beach Cultural Center & Library
50 W Atlantic Blvd
Pompano Beach, FL 33060 United States
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ULI and the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) invite you to hear from recent investors and redevelopment experts about new development opportunities in South Florida. This program explores the unique half billion dollar investment opportunity in the emerging Pompano Beach Downtown Innovation District and the plan for an innovative and resilient drainage district!

Earn AIA & AICP credits for attending this conference – (3 CM hours pending)




8:00am – Breakfast & Networking

8:20am – Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Charles C. Bohl, Chair, ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean & Director, MRED+U
Mayor Lamar Fisher, City of Pompano Beach

8:30am – Pompano Beach & Broward County Real Estate Market Overview
Chris Metzger, Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Marty Kiar, Broward County Property Appraiser

8:50am – Getting Going on an Innovation District
Mitchell Weiss, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School & Former Chief of Staff, City of Boston

9:10am  – The Innovation District: A Global and Regional Perspective
Nitin Motwani, Principal, Miami Worldcenter Associates
Mitchell Weiss, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
David Coddington, Vice President, Business Development, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Moderator: Kim Briesemeister, Principal, Redevelopment Management Associates

10:00am – Innovative Infrastructure: FDOT Takeover, Transit, & Drainage
Greg Harrison, City Manager, City of Pompano Beach
Jason McClair, Vice President, Chen Moore and Associates
Paul Kissinger, Principal, EDSA
Whitney Rawls, Chairman, NW CRA Advisory Committee
Moderator: Thomas DiGiorgio, Chairman, Pompano Beach Economic Development Council

10:45am – Pompano Beach Investment Opportunities & Developers Who Have Skin in the Game
Tim Hernandez, Founder, New Urban Communities
Christopher Longsworth, CEO, Invesca Development Group
Adam Adache, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Cavache Properties
Mark Corlew, Principal, Grover & Corlew
Moderator: Darcie Lunsford, Senior Vice President, Butters Construction

11:30am – Adjourn 

11:30am – Optional Tours: Cultural Center or Innovation District Bus Tour



Registration Fees:

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

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