ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean News

Transit-Oriented Development: ULI Hosts Fort Lauderdale Mayor, Industry Leaders for Discussion on South Florida’s Future

Real Estate Players Convene at New Brightline Station for Solution-Focused Conversation By Eric Kalis May 10, 2018 ULI’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and its Young Leaders of Broward County gathered some of the most influential public and private sector leaders in Transit-Oriented Development to discuss the region’s progress in creating mixed-use destinations around key transit corridors. The group also outlined the steps needed to accommodate the constantly growing population and solve congestion problems on Thursday, May 10 on the ground floor of Fort Lauderdale’s new Brightline station. Introduced by Becker attorney … Read More

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Urban Land Institute to Advise Miami Beach on Strategies for Stormwater Management, Climate Adaptation and Resilience

  A panel of ULI land use experts will assess the effectiveness of the city’s stormwater management program in addressing flooding and sea-level rise and in promoting community engagement and outreach For more information, contact: Trisha Riggs at 202-624-7086; trisha.riggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (April 12, 2018)—A group of nationally renowned land use planning experts representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will visit the city of Miami Beach next week to advise municipal leaders on the effectiveness of the city’s stormwater management plan in mitigating the impacts of sea-level rise such as increased … Read More

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Featuring Gloria Estefan: 2018 Boardroom After Dark Series

ULI Southeast Florida’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is pleased to announce its next 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, land use leaders and business entrepreneurs who are making things happen in the Southeast Florida Area. Join these leaders for an intimate dinner with only ten other ULI members! Dinner will be held between 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in a private dining room at Larios on the Beach located at 820 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. It … Read More

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ULI Hosts Inaugural Development & Investment Forum on City’s Evolution

Public, Private Sector Leaders Come Together for Lively Discussions about Growth, Trends and Major Issues By Eric Kalis, March 22, 2018 In a testament to Fort Lauderdale’s evolution into a world-class metropolis with an increasingly diverse economy and cultural impact, Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) hosted the first-ever “Fort Lauderdale Emerges: Development and Investment Forum” on March 21 at the NSU Art Museum. The action-packed event featured several spirited conversations between the city’s public and private sector leaders. ULI Southeast … Read More

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We’re Hiring!

  The ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean is currently looking to fill an Associate position, and will be accepting applications until the position is filled. Please see the job description below. No phone calls or emails please. For more information and to apply, follow the link below: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=URBANLAND&jobId=49035&lang=en_US&source=CC3   BASIC FUNCTION: The Associate is a professional position within the district council. As an integral part of the district council team, the Associate serves as a professional liaison between the district council, ULI headquarters, and southeast Florida and Caribbean real estate, planning, and development … Read More

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Fort Lauderdale needs to go seriously vertical, developers say at ULI

Fort Lauderdale needs to go seriously vertical, developers say at ULI Fort Lauderdale is in the midst of significant commercial and residential development, yet there is an urgent need for action on mass transit, and the slow pace of construction, a shortage of land and lack of affordable and workforce housing remain pressing issues, developers, builders and Realtors said during an event Wednesday organized by the Urban Land Institute and the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority. Read the full article… Read the full article here. Published by The Real Deal, … Read More

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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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