The Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean’s Lifetime Achievement Award honors the top leaders in our region whose lifetime of work has significantly shaped our communities and changed our industry.
Recognizing excellence in land use and real estate development throughout the Southeast Florida and Caribbean region
Each year, ULI Southeast Florida / Caribbean recognizes and honors the individuals and projects doing the most to further our industry, shape our communities, and guide our future.
Nominations are being accepted for Project of the Year and Young Leader of the Year categories.
The Project of the Year Award recognizes excellent development projects in the region that represent the highest standards of achievement and highlight innovation, transformation, and responsibility in land use and development. View the 2020 Project of the Year Nomination Form to submit a nomination for the 2020 Vision Awards.
The Young Leader of the Year Award recognizes inspiring industry professionals aged 35 or younger whose outstanding achievements and contributions are advancing the industry and positively shaping our region’s communities. View the 2020 Young Leader of the Year Nomination Form to submit a nomination for the 2020 Vision Awards.
Read more about the nomination requirements and process below, or contact email@example.com for more information, or to be added to the contact list for the 2020 awards year.
The nomination process is open to all – not just to ULI members. The nominated project may be any market type – residential, hospitality, office/retail, industrial, mixed use or any combination of uses. It may be a comprehensive development or a single building. It may be a public or private sector project; the jury may select a winner from each category. Civic projects that have a significant positive impact on community will also be considered for a public category, e.g., Millennium Park in Chicago; the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (2009 Vision Award Recipient).
The project must be physically located within ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean’s geographic boundaries, i.e., located within the counties of Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, or in the Caribbean.
The project must be in stable operation, financially viable, and worthy of emulation.
The project must embody excellence in as many of the following categories as possible:
Impact within the Community
Resilience & Sustainability
Legacy – a path-breaking, influential project exemplifying best land use and development practices that has exerted a significant impact in the region
NOMINATE A PROJECT OF THE YEAR:
Entries must include a completed Nomination Form, a brief write-up of no more than 7 pages that highlights the nominated project and how it fits the award criteria, and at least one overall photo of the project plus a site plan. Additional photos (20 max), plans, and relevant press releases, project writeups, and news articles are highly recommended. All photos and additional materials should be submitted via email or file-sharing link to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See the 2020 Project Nomination Form for more information
Please send a PDF version of your submission to: email@example.com
PROJECT JUDGING CRITERIA
Development projects that meet eligibility requirements may be considered for the ULI Vision Awards. Judging criteria include:
1. The project must be financially stable and operating successfully. It must demonstrate to be a sound financial investment (an 85 – 100% leased / sold rate is recommended for private sector projects). Financial and operational criteria must be met to be eligible for submission for judging. In the case of public/non-profit and institutional developments, project must demonstrate a sound investment of public funds and success in impacting a community or neighborhood.
2. The project must achieve a high standard of excellence in several areas ex. land use, design, construction, economics, sustainability, community impact, environmental sensitivity, etc.
3. The project should demonstrate added-value elements such as public/private/non-profit partnerships, resiliency, mobility tie-ins or improvements, housing affordability, promoting health in the built environment, relevance and/or leadership to the community’s current and future needs, issues and character of the community in which it is located, etc
4. The project must be worthy of emulation and stand out from others in its category.
*Projects must be located in Southeast Florida, the Keys, or the Caribbean.
*Submission is open to all; not just to ULI members.
*Previously submitted projects may re-apply with additional components.
*Project Size category must be indicated.
*Private, Public, Non-Profit, and Institutional Projects are all considered and invited to apply.
*Projects must be financially viable to be eligible
This award honors individuals 35 years of age or younger whose achievements thus far in his/her career exemplify personal, professional and civic contributions to the real estate industry and to our community at-large. Nominees should demonstrate a proven record to date and potential for making even greater positive impacts in the real estate industry and our community. The person who receives this award must be available to attend the Awards Dinner.
The candidate must live and work in ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean’s geographic boundaries, i.e., located within the counties of Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, or in the Caribbean. The nomination process is open to all – not just to ULI members.
NOMINATE A YOUNG LEADER:
Entries must include a completed Nomination Form, plus resume or bio, photo, and any other materials supporting why the candidate meets the award criteria.
See the 2020 Young Leader Nomination Form for more information
Email a PDF version of your submission to: Mallory.Barker@uli.org
YOUNG LEADER ELIGIBILITY
*Young Leaders must live and work in Southeast Florida, the Keys, or the Caribbean.
*Candidates must be aged 35 years or younger on October 5th, 2020
*Candidates should be inspiring industry professionals respected in their field whose achievements/contributions are advancing the industry and shaping our communities
*Candidates must be able to attend the Vision Awards event, taking place October 5, 2020
Call Mallory Barker at 954.916.7329 or email Mallory.Barker@uli.org with any questions.
We present awards in three distinct categories: Lifetime Achievement, Young Leader of the Year, and Project of the Year.
ULI’s Young Leader of the Year Award honors inspiring industry professionals aged 35 or younger whose outstanding achievements and contributions are advancing the industry and positively shaping our region’s communities.
The Project of the Year Award recognizes excellent development projects in the region that represent the highest standards of achievement and highlight innovation, transformation, and above all responsibility in land use and development.
2019 – Brightline / Virgin Trains USA
2018 – Lotus Village
2017 – Brickell City Centre
2016 – Wynwood Walls