ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean News

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Announcement

The District Council is proud to announce the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: Craig Robins, CEO and President of Dacra. Craig Robins is an entrepreneur, real estate developer and art collector based in Miami, Florida. As the CEO and President of Dacra, the real estate development company he founded in 1987, Robins focuses on developing creative communities that integrate art, design and architecture to accelerate asset value creation and enrich urban life. Dacra has spearheaded some of the most successful and transformative commercial, residential and mixed-use projects in Miami’s history, … Read More

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How Can ULI Support Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria?

ULI SE Florida/Caribbean, the ULI Urban Resilience program and the Puerto Rico Builders’ Association hosted a workshop in Miami in late January to explore how ULI can best support Puerto Rico during rebuilding after Hurricane Maria. Public officials including the Secretary of Housing and Vice President of the Planning Board were in attendance. The workshop focused on determining local needs and then sketching out a path for ULI support: a roadmap for short-term and long-term opportunities for ULI to support the region through both national and local-level projects. ULI Puerto … Read More

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Returns on Resilience: ULI Hosts Critical Conversation on Southeast Florida’s Looming Challenge

Real Estate Leaders Discuss Best Practices in Addressing Rising Seas and Aging Infrastructure   ULI’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and its Young Leaders of Broward and Palm Beach counties advanced the conversation about one of the most important issues facing the entire region – resilience against rising seas – on Monday, February 26 at the ULI office in Fort Lauderdale. Members Alec Bogdanoff, president and co-founder of Fort Lauderdale-based consulting firm Brizaga, Inc. and Chris Capellini, associate in the Boca Raton office of Bohler Engineering, organized the “Returns on Resilience” in … Read More

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A Discussion on Revitalization, Affordability, and the Creative Class at ULI’s A+E Event

  In February, ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean’s Young Leaders Group – Miami gathered a panel of researchers, real estate developers, and economic development agencies at Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District to address the city’s cultural development and persistent challenges, and offer solutions for driving more inclusive development. Read on to learn more, or visit the original article in The Urban Land Magazine.   As Art Revitalizes Urban Neighborhoods, Maintaining Affordability Remains a Challenge   By Nicole Martinez February 14, 2018 The notion that an active cultural milieu can have a broad-ranging … Read More

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2018-2019 Leadership Institute Application Process is Now Available!

Applications Now Available! Connect with the sharpest minds. Build meaningful relationships. Gain problem-solving experience. ULI’s Leadership Institute is an immersive and engaging leadership program that will educate and prepare emerging leaders with the tools to solve South Florida’s most critical real estate and land use issues. Sessions led by multidisciplinary industry leaders, elected officials and land use/real estate experts Thought-provoking panel discussions, interactive group activities & exclusive property tours 8 full days of experiential learning, running September 2018 to May 2019 IDEAL APPLICANTS: 7+ years of real estate/related experience Mid-career … Read More

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Vision Awards Call to Nominations 2018

        Nominations are now open for the 2018 Vision Awards!

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Apply Today for the 2018 Boardroom After Dark Series

ULI Southeast Florida’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is pleased to announce its first installment of Boardroom After Dark Series. We invite you to get up-close-and-personal with some of the most dynamic and engaging real estate and land use leaders who are making things happen in the Southeast Florida Area. Join these leaders for an intimate dinner with only ten other ULI members! The first dinner will be held between 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in a private dining room at the Boatyard Restaurant located at 1555 South East 17th Street, Ft Lauderdale, … Read More

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Developers Tell Condo Buyers: You Don’t Need To Bring Your Car

For luxury homeowners who want to kick the car habit, these condo developers have an alternative. By Alina Dizik (source: The Wall Street Journal) At San Francisco’s Lumina, residents can use an app to rent a car from the building’s private fleet of eight Audis, like this one. PHOTO:STEELBLUE   At Lumina, a 42-story condo building in San Francisco, homeowners pay anywhere from $900,000 to $15 million for a luxury residence with a one-car limit per unit. Alternatively, homeowners can ditch the car, get a credit of $10,000 and rent one … Read More

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How And Why Multifamily Development Is Different In This Cycle

    GlobeSt.com caught up with Greg West, president and Chief Development Officer of ZOM, to get some insights in part one of this exclusive interview. MIAMI—Greg West, president and Chief Development Officer of ZOM, is currently developing close to 2,000 rental apartment units in Miami’s urban core. He was also recently appointed to serve a two-year term as the chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida and Caribbean chapter. At the helm of an organization that serves as a leading advocate for responsible land use, West discussed exclusively with GlobeSt.com the … Read More

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Housing Affordability: Discussing Real Solutions with Industry Leaders

Young Leaders of Broward County Host Important Conversation with Major Developers ULI’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and its Young Leaders of Broward County hosted a critical conversation about the need to address the glaring need for affordable housing opportunities throughout South Florida and beyond on Nov. 29 at the ULI office in Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Jenni Morejon led the spirited discussion as panel moderator and also provided insights on what proposed solutions are being brought forward in the face of scarce land availability, tight budgets … Read More

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