Event: ULI SE Florida/Caribbean Miami 21 Workshop

Miami 21 was a great leap forward in urban zoning for Miami and for the world. At the time it became law, its greatest attribute was reduced complexity — basically four zoning districts and almost no overlays or special exceptions — and thus increased predictability for both residents and developers. But no document so large… Read more…

The One Thing Your Smart City (Probably) Doesn’t Have

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “Smart Cities”. So what is a Smart City? According to Techopedia: “A smart city is a designation given to a city that incorporates information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance the quality and performance of urban services such as energy, transportation, and utilities in order to reduce… Read more…

Event: Introduction to Urban Commercial RED for Non-Developers

Join the Master of Real Estate Development and Urbanism for this intensive introduction to real estate development. The one day course will communicate the basic skills necessary to be a successful developer and will introduce you to the commercial real estate field. You will be asked to participate in discussions and share your ideas on the challenges… Read more…

Event: Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Academy

The Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions at Florida Atlantic University & the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council are hosting this exclusive Academy. It is for any individual interested in learning more about TOD and its potential in South Florida. However, the academy is limited to just 25 people, who will be selected by the ULI… Read more…

Brightline, the Future of South Florida Transit-Oriented Development & Zoning

  (Warning: This article contains a short, but shameless plug for the company I co-founded.) Brightline Launches Express Service Connecting Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach South Florida, comprised of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties, is the fifth largest urbanized area in the United States with more than five million residents. Within the next… Read more…