South Florida Needs a Real Regional Transportation & Planning Authority

South Florida is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. Comprised of 3 counties, Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County, the area is home to approximately 6,700,000 people. Miami Dade County is comprised of 34 cities, Broward 30 cities, and Palm Beach County has an additional 39 cities. In total… Read more…

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…