Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hillsborough County is hiring: Director Development Services

IDEAL CANDIDATE For this important role the County needs someone who knows how to facilitate value creation in a community. This leader will know from direct experience that “smart” growth results from enabling sustainable development that generates high wage jobs and private wealth for every citizen. As such, the candidate may be someone outside of traditional planning environment but will be grounded in solid planning principles. The ideal candidate should “imagine” reading a marketing piece about an intriguing community where the government’s mission is facilitating innovation; where all land use … Read More

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St. Petersburg to create downtown waterfront master plan

The city of St. Petersburg plans to create a downtown waterfront master plan for the area stretching from Coffee Pot Park south to Poynter Park. The planning area includes 16 separate parks and all of the facilities and venues in it such as Albert Whitted Airport, Demens Landing Marina, Bayboro Harbor, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Port of St. Petersburg, the Museum of History and the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, according to a written statement. The process begins Sept. 9 with a public input meeting … Read More

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ULI TB Chair on Building Healthy Places Panel

Building Healthy Places: Three Models in Colorado  ULI is embarking on a novel, organization-wide program over the next two years that seeks to address one of the most compelling issues of our day—the health of populations—by guiding the design and creation of the built environments. Read more at Urban Land. Health in the Suburbs: Arvada, Colorado Health in Rural Areas: Lamar, Colorado Health in the City: Denver’s Westwood (featuring ULI Tampa Bay Chair, James A. Moore, HDR)  

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ULI Works for You: Win a Fall Meeting Registration

The ULI Fall Meeting is the premier opportunity to meet people and explore innovations in every sector of the real estate development and land use disciplines. Have a great idea for a concurrent session? Put it to a vote at the ULI Fall Meeting Idea Generator – the winner will receive free registration and deliver the session before an audience of industry leaders. Submit your Fall Meeting idea and vote today.

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Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities. The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative will build on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of … Read More

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