Real Estate Spotlight: Gary Ressler, Principal, The TILIA Companies

Gary Ressler moved to Miami in 2001 to assume operations of TILIA Real Estate (formerly ABC Management Services, Inc.), a family-owned and operated commercial real estate management and development firm. Mr. Ressler’s family owns and operates one of Miami’s most iconic and historic pieces of real estate in downtown Miami, The Alfred I. DuPont Building,… Read more…

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…