Author Archives: PamelaBennett

Leadership WLI: Contract Administration/Project Development

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While detail to attention and process is important to project management and contract administration, building relationships is most critical. That’s the advice from Votum Construction President/CEO Vernice Atkins-Bradley and Brooke Myers, founder of Emerge Real Estate Ventures. The duo provided attendees at a recent Leadership WLI event with insights from their vast experience managing complex projects. Both gave examples of touching base with former clients just to say hello or provide unsolicited solutions to challenges. Myers suggested occasionally calling instead of emailing as that produces a more personal touch and … Read More

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Location, location, location

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That’s a leading factor in fetching the highest price from foreign real estate investors, according to Gregg Logan of RCLCO. During Thursday’s Candid Conversation event, Logan told ULI members that the closer a property is to a theme park, the higher price per square foot it fetches. Logan, and Juliana Neves of the Glasstone Group, dished on the impact of foreign capital on vacation rental property development. Read More

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Convo With… Jeff Reader – Vice President, Reader & Partners

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Why did you become involved with ULI? My dad, Perry, who founded Reader & Partners, was always involved with ULI. He participated in many of the councils and really advocated my joining after college graduation. You obviously took your father’s good advice. Yes. I joined 10 years ago, soon after I got out of college. For the first five years I’d say I was a passive participant, but Debra Dremann, who was then with Wellyn doing work with Cresent, pulled me in and said that I needed to get involved. … Read More

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Convo With… Cecelia Bonifay – Partner & Chair, Land Use & Sustainable Development Practice/Akerman

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Don’t miss our Convo With…Cecelia Bonifay – Partner & Chair, Land Use & Sustainable Development Practice/Akerman Read More

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Convo With… Chair Greg Witherspoon

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Don’t miss our Convo With…ULI Central Florida Chair Greg Witherspoon – Principal & VP of Business Development/Canin & Assoc. Read More

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