Monthly Archives: June 2013

ULI Congratulates the 2013 Global Awards for Excellence Finalists

Winning Projects to be announced at 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago For more information, contact: Robert Krueger at 202/624-7086 WASHINGTON (June 26, 2013) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected twenty-seven developments as finalists in the 35th annual ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program.  The competition — which honors real estate projects that achieve a high standard of excellence in design, construction, economics, planning and management — is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all … Read More

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Littlejohn Engineering Associates awarded Florida Citrus Bowl Renovation

ORLANDO, FL (June 24, 2013) – Littlejohn Engineering Associates, Inc. (LEA) has been selected by HNTB Architects and the City of Orlando to provide Landscape Architectural Design for the $175-$200 million dollar Florida Citrus Bowl renovation.  With this long awaited renovation of this 76-year old stadium, the City of Orlando hopes the time will be right for them to host a national championship game or one of the new playoff games recently announced.  The renovations to the 65,000-seat stadium will include complete replacement of the lower bowl, addition of 8,000 … Read More

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Crescent Communities & Rida Partner on Development of Orlando’s Central Station

Orlando Business Journal’s Anjali Fluker shares the details on the $50 million 1st phase of downtown Orlando’s Central Station   The Crescent Central Station is a 275-unit luxury apartment community that will include about 12,000 square feet of ground-level retail — which will be owned and managed by Rida — along with a public park and pedestrian access into the Lynx Central Station/SunRail commuter rail station just to the west. Rida also plans to finalize a deal by the end of the year to build a $25 million, 126-room hotel on … Read More

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VHB Selected for Waterfront Revitalization Project in Road Town, BVI

ORLANDO, FL – (June 18, 2013) – VHB announces that it has been selected to provide area development design for the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town, British Virgin Islands (BVI), as a team with architecture firm, OBM International.   Queen Elizabeth II Park is located on the waterfront, near downtown Road Town, BVI, and is part of a major revitalization of the waterfront for the city of Road Town. The park project, beginning design phase in June 2013, will feature a public waterfront boardwalk, passive recreation and botanical … Read More

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Save at the ULI Bookstore This Summer!

Summer is here, and there is no better time to brush up on your real estate fundamentals. ULI books are considered some of the best resources in the industry—and now is your chance to save BIG during the Institute’s biggest book sale of the year! Order by June 30, 2013, to save 10 percent on all 35 titles in the Essentials for Real Estate Professionals section of the ULI bookstore. ULI members enjoy an even greater discount of 35 percent. Use the promo code NMSummer13 to save. ULI members should contact Customer Service at 800-321-5011 … Read More

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Highlights of the ULI Florida Summit

ULI Florida Summit 2013: Getting Ahead of Change June 6-7, 2013 Ritz-Carlton, Naples The ULI Florida Summit took place at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples, from June 6-7, 2013. The conference was filled with two days of quality programming on a variety of topics. Leading experts and practitioners from all over the state of Florida heard from Maureen McAvey on how to “get ahead of change” in Central Florida. For more information, visit the ULI Florida Summit website. Highlights of the ULI Summit ULI-Central Florida member Ed McWhorter, Director of Business Development … Read More

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Early Registration for Place Making Conference Ends Friday

Last Chance to Save: Place Making 2013 Conference Time is running out to register at a discounted rate for ULI’s Place Making 2013 conference, June 24-25 in Philadelphia. After this Friday, June 7th, prices will increase by $100.   More than 300 developers, investors, architects, planners, and policy-makers involved in mixed-use development have already registered. See who is coming and whom you will meet. Get practical tips and lessons-learned. Hear from thought leaders and seasoned professionals. Secure new partners for your next mixed-use project. See keynote speakers Cesar Pelli, senior principal of Pelli Clarke … Read More

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ULI Congratulates the 2013 Urban Open Space Award Finalists

Five projects have been selected as finalists for the ULI Urban Open Space Award, which recognizes outstanding examples of vibrant, public open spaces that have spurred regeneration in their communities. Read more about the finalists, which are located in Brooklyn, New York; Nashville, Tennessee; Vancouver, British Columbia; Wilmington, California; and Washington, D.C. The winner will be announced this fall.

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Last Day to Register for the ULI Florida Summit!

Don’t miss the ULI Florida Summit  this Thursday & Friday in Naples, FL After June 3, onsite registrations will increase by an additional $50. Register now! ULI Florida Summit 2013: Getting Ahead of Change June 6-7, 2013 Ritz-Carlton, Naples The ULI Florida Summit is the one place where you will connect with Florida’s leading experts and practitioners from private practice, public sector and academia to learn how to “Get Ahead of Change” in creating and sustaining thriving communities. Join us for two power-packed days of speakers, expert panel discussions, highly interactive … Read More

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