RFQ: Dania Beach City Center

The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency invites interested parties to participate in a public private partnership and submit qualifications (RFQ) for the redevelopment of property known as the Dania Beach City Center. This 4.5-acre site is owned by the City of Dania Beach. A primary focus of the DBCRA has been to create a vibrant mixed-use center in the downtown that will serve as an activated central gathering place for residents and visitors alike. Redevelopment of the site should include a new City Hall Facility and a Park/Open Space that incorporates sustainable elements, as well as market rate, multi-family housing….
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RFQ: Sarasota Bayfront Master Plan

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization, Inc. seeks to engage a team of best-in-class consultants to create a comprehensive master plan for a City of Sarasota-owned 42-acre site on the bayfront of Sarasota, Florida. The site is located near the heart of Downtown Sarasota, an increasingly walkable and vibrant district anchored by numerous performing arts and cultural institutions. The site presents a truly unique opportunity to create an iconic, dynamic, and accessible open space and cultural destination in one of the most promising underdeveloped waterfront districts in the United States. The master plan will be advanced in accordance with a vision statement and implementation principles developed through an extensive public outreach process….
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Director, Sponsorship

Director, Sponsorship, will help drive the Institute’s corporate sponsorship initiatives. The person hired for this important position will focus on aligning the core initiatives with corporate supporters of ULI to identify and unlock opportunities to broaden and deepen engagement with existing and prospective corporate partners. …
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Robert C. Larson Awards 2017 Finalist: New York, NY

Experiencing some of the highest rents in the nation and facing affordable housing needs that far outstrip available public subsidy, New York City’s Housing Development Corporation has created a financing approach that substantially stretches the amount of available funding to support more development than would otherwise occur. The city’s novel approach also allows for mixed-income development and simplifies the local compliance process for developers….
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Robert C. Larson Awards 2017 Finalist: Denver, CO

Denver’s Regional Transit-Oriented Development Fund incorporates affordable and workforce housing into transit-oriented development through a public-private partnership. The program aims to preserve existing affordable housing along transportation corridors, placing special emphasis on units that may be lost due to gentrification. The program leverages the fund with over $500 million in local economic development activity, through construction and permanent job creation, serving economically challenged neighborhoods….
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Robert C. Larson Awards 2017 Finalist: Boston, MA

Boston, Massachusetts: Department of Neighborhood Development: Boston’s Neighborhood Homes Initiative offers a creative solution to offering middle-income housing on city-owned parcels of land that are too small for high density developments. The program emphasizes a high level of community outreach, incorporating residents into the design process — architects develop prototypes that complement the existing street context, and the prototypes are presented in community meetings for feedback….
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Robert C. Larson Awards 2017 Finalist: Washington, DC

Washington, DC’s Department of Housing and Community Development has taken a multi-pronged approach to tackle issues related to housing DC’s residents: production, preservation, homeownership, and development of vacant properties. Production is being increased due to a housing trust fund that will provide up to $100 million annually for affordable housing development. The city has also streamlined the processes for the disposition of vacant properties which is enhancing efficiency. It has improved programs to encourage homeownership and facilitate attainment for those who would otherwise remain renters; and it has established a Housing Preservation Strike Force to strategize how to maintain affordable units where they already exist….
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