This year’s two day Urban Land Institute (ULI) Annual Florida Summit was held in Miami at the Turnberry Isle Resort and was comprised of more than 650 attendees. The theme of this year’s event was Creative Disruption: “The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be.”
The mission of ULI is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is an independent global nonprofit supported by the top real estate professionals from throughout the state including developers, attorneys, engineers, architects, and land use planners, from both the private and public sector.
The “Creative Class”
The keynote speaker at this year’s summit was Richard Florida, Ph.D., who was recently named #14 of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by The Financial Times. Florida focused his presentation on his latest ideas and strategies for jarring cities out of economic and cultural stagnation, and why the latest urban crises may be the grandest challenge ever facing our cities.
According to Florida, the most important drivers of economic development in the 21st-centry will be …read more
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