Based on the national Product Council Program, Florida Product Councils give members an opportunity to meet with fellow real estate professionals from around the state to share best practices, grow their network and discuss development practices that influence and change our communities.
Florida Product Councils:
- Provide an avenue for all members to experience the value of ULI, particularly those that are unable to regularly attend the National Conferences or participate at the Full Membership level.
- Attract to membership the most talented and successful people in the real estate development field.
- Provide a forum for information exchange on state-of-the-art real estate practices.
- Develop and maintain an informational and response capability for addressing development problems and opportunities.
- Provide an industry focus on the major social and economic issues of the day.
- Provide input to impact and influence community attitudes and lifestyles regarding development.
- Apply research to innovative applications in land use planning.
- Capitalize upon the efforts of ULI’s membership talent to strengthen the Institute’s overall impact and thrust.
- Provide a forum for discussing the priorities of the institute as they relate to their business.
Florida Product Councils:
Affordable & Workforce Housing (AWHC):
- Development and preservation of high-quality affordable housing
- Affordable housing as a goal of revitalizing communities
- Low Income, Workforce and Income Housing Products
- Sharing best practices to provide high value for a broad constituency
- Private equity, debt and subsidy sources
- For profit and non-profit development structures
- Explore and embrace effective design solitions
- Reduce barriers to production
- Influence public housing policy and community barriers to affordable/workforce housing development
Community & Housing Development (CHDC)
New communities; Urban/Suburban Residential (Single-Family, Multi-Use and Land Development); Single Family Rental Product; Rehab/Reuse; Asset Management; Process; Demographics and other demand factors.
Chair: Kristine Smale, John Burns Real Estate Consulting
Hospitality & Recreational Development (HRDC)
Resort Facilities/Communities; Recreation/Second Home Retirement Communities; Hotel Development; Leisure Facilities; Mobile Homes/RV Parks/Campgrounds; Financing; Rehab/Reuse; Asset Management; Process
Co-Chairs: Ari Tenzer, Tenzer PLLC
Robbie Karver, Ernst & Young
Urban Development/Mixed Use (UDMUC)
Urban Mixed-Use; In-Town New Towns; Urban Area Development and Redevelopment; High-Rise Office; Residential within a mixed use environment; Rehab/Reuse; Asset Management; Process
Chair: James Sellen, VHB Miller Sellen
Program Vice Chair: Michael Phillips, Lubert-Adler Partners
Membership Vice Chair: Brett Porak, Moss & Associates
Retail Development Council (RDC):
- Regional malls
- Shopping centers (grocery anchored/big box/outlet/lifestyle)
- Urban/street, mixed-use and entertainment/tourism with retail
- Capital markets/asset and portfolio management
- Retailer demand
- Demographic/consumer trends
- E-commerce and multi-channel retail trends
Multi-Family Development Council (MFDC)
Urban/Suburban Residential; Multi-Family, Multi Use and Land Development; Financing; Strategy; Environmental; Asset Management; Demographics and other Demand Factors; Rehab/Reuse; Process
Chair: Jamie Telchin, Luxury Resorts & Hotels
Ass’t Chair: Byron Moger, Cushman & Wakefield
Contact Jackie Davis at 330.501.6250 or Jackie.Davis@uli.org
Southeast Florida Product Council Liaison:
Dan Wilson, Atlantic Pacific Communities
Apply to Join an FPC
Applications are being accepted to participate in the Florida Product Council (FPC) Program. FPCs are small groups of ULI members that commit to meet at least two times per year with fellow real estate professionals to share best practices, grow their network and discuss development practices that influence and change our communities.
FPCs meet for a day of programming at the Annual ULI Florida Summit (May/June) and a mid-year meeting (January/February) each year. FPC meetings may consist of guest speakers, sharing best practices, case studies, round table discussions, and site tours.
Cost: $300 per year
Applications are reviewed regularly and you will be notified within 4-6 weeks.