ULI Florida: 2022 ULI Florida Summit Miami


2022-12-05 - 2022-12-07

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    JW Marriott Marquis Miami Will open in a new window 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way Miami, FL 33131 UNITED STATES
    Join ULI this December as we examine the future of real estate and communities during a time of disruption and new opportunity. As the global business landscape continues to be reshaped, the 2022 ULI Florida Summit - Miami will provide you with new ideas and fresh insights from leading experts on what we can expect for the future of Florida.


    Early Pricing Until September 5 Members Non-Members
    Private $430.00 $580.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $190.00 $300.00
    Student $100.00 $200.00
    Under Age 35 $250.00 $335.00


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    2022-12-06T07:30:00 - 2022-12-06T11:30:00
    Mobile Tour: Revitalizing Miami
    2022-12-06T08:00:00 - 2022-12-06T10:45:00
    Mobile Tour: Coming Together for Growth
    2022-12-06T08:00:00 - 2022-12-06T11:30:00
    Mobile Tour: Coconut Grove Gets Its Groove Back
    2022-12-06T08:15:00 - 2022-12-06T11:00:00
    Mobile Tour: Affordable Housing in Florida's Least Affordable City
    2022-12-06T08:15:00 - 2022-12-06T11:00:00
    Mobile Tour: Creative Transformation

    ULI is excited to welcome you back to Miami for the ULI Florida Summit December 5 – 7, 2022. Join us as we reconvene the top land use leaders from across the state to examine the future of real estate during a time of disruption and new opportunities.

    JW Marriott Marquis Miami 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way Miami, FL 33131 UNITED STATES

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    Darin Mellott

    Director, Resesarch & Analysis, CBRE

    Darin Mellott is a Senior Director of Capital Markets Research at CBRE. In this capacity, Darin leads a global team of Capital Markets Research Analysts and works with other members of senior leadership to provide analysis and develop “house views” on global markets and economic conditions, with a focus on their impact on real estate. Beyond this, Darin leads and contributes to research and strategy efforts across the globe on behalf of clients, and has authored numerous white papers for the firm. He also represents CBRE with the media and at public forums on a frequent basis. Prior to his current role, Darin was CBRE’s Director of Research for the Americas.


    Lara Marrero

    Principal | Global Retail Practice Leader, Gensler

    As Strategy Director and Leader for Gensler’s Global Retail Practice, Lara informs the design process through research, trend analysis, and her knowledge of business, marketing and consumer needs. Lara is focused on how users engage with brands, helping to deliver an experience that considers the roles that brand, service, storytelling, experience and environments play in connecting with customers and employees. These insights are applied to a variety of projects, including retail, hospitality, entertainment, and workplace experiences, as well as largescale, mixed-use developments. In an industry that’s constantly evolving, Lara has built a highly reputable position for herself as someone who understands the changing needs of her clients, challenging them to see beyond the now to the next. Leveraging a diverse education that spans psychology, advertising, marketing and cultural anthropology, she has honed her ability to translate complex global consumer trends into understandable, workable and profitable outcomes. She has been recognized as as a Top Retail Influencer of 2022 by Rethink Retail and was named one of design:retail magazine’s 40 under 40 in 2017. Lara is considered a leading voice on the future of retail and is a sought-after speaker at influential retail industry events and with leading publications and national media.


    Camilo Miguel

    CEO, Mast Capital

    Camilo Miguel founded Mast Capital in 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, focused on investment strategy and risk management. He has an extensive real estate, financial and political network, with expertise in investment structuring, complex debt and equity products, execution and development. Mr. Miguel has built the firm into a leading investor and developer of high-end residential, hospitality, office and retail projects, with a particular focus in high barriers-to-entry markets. Prior to founding Mast, he founded and served as President of Vertica Group, a land investment and repositioning company, where he oversaw all aspects of the businesses, including acquisitions, entitlements, operations and asset management. Before this, he co-founded Clear Title Group, a boutique real estate title insurance company focused on offering closing services to luxury condominium and home developers, buyers and sellers, which quickly grew into a distinguished market leader in its segment. Mr. Miguel graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.


    Tere Blanca

    Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc

    Tere Blanca is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida. She founded the firm in 2009 after identifying a need in the marketplace for a local advisory and brokerage firm built on a culture of giving clients a highly personalized approach to service. Blanca Commercial Real Estate now has a dynamic team of more than 35 top professionals that embrace a culture of collaboration and caring for each other, the firm’s clients and the community. It is recognized as one of the top commercial real estate brokerage services companies in Florida, ranked by the South Florida Business Journal as one of the top ten firms in South Florida, maintaining more than 32% market share of all office lease transactions executed in Class A and B office space in Miami; the firm’s home base. Expanding across South Florida, the firm now has 3 offices across the region and has grown its services to include property management, tenant engagement services and development consulting. Throughout her 35-year career, Tere has participated and led many significant lease transactions and new development projects from land acquisition to the master planning, design, construction, marketing, lease-up, and sale of office and mixed-use assets. Clients of the firm include Nuveen Real Estate, Allianz, Hines, Agave Holdings, Lincoln Property Company, Blackstone, TA Realty, Federal Realty, Shorenstein, Stiles, Related Group, AIMCO, and the law firms of Akerman LLP, and White & Case, LLP; Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Miami Herald Media Company; WeWork; Coastal Construction, Quirch Foods, Inc.; Insigneo; Inktel, DASI, Neutralogistics, Mexican Consulate and the University of Miami, to name a few.


    Scott MacLaren

    President, Stiles

    Scott MacLaren has been with Stiles, a full service commercial real estate company based in Fort Lauderdale that includes development, construction, tenant project management, property management, brokerage, architecture, asset management, acquisitions, and financing since 1999. He was promoted to President in 2016 and as a member of the company’s executive leadership team, he is focused on day-to-day operations and overall strategy, and plays an integral role in driving Stiles’ future pipeline of activity, including development, acquisitions, and third-party services. Throughout his career at Stiles, Scott has held roles in all aspects of sales, financing, acquisitions and asset management, and has directed numerous ground-up development projects. He is highly experienced in the development and redevelopment of neighborhood shopping centers and mixed-use projects as well as the acquisition of value-add commercial properties and new land inventory. Most recently, he served as President of Stiles North Carolina Operations, where he developed and executed the company’s growth strategy throughout Stiles’ Southeastern US markets. His team is credited with successfully establishing the Stiles brand and reputation throughout that region while building a pipeline of development projects. He is a licensed Florida real estate salesperson and graduate from the University of Florida with both an undergraduate degree in Finance and an MBA. He has been actively involved in numerous professional and community organizations, including Urban Land Institute, University of Florida Real Estate Advisory Board, Jack and Jill Children’s Center, American Heart Association’s Broward Heart Walk, Habitat for Humanity, Boca Raton Planning and Zoning Board, the Soccer Association of Boca Raton, and St. Joan of Arc Church.


    Greg West

    CEO, ZOM Living

    Greg T. West is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ZOM Living and is responsible for all aspects of the Company with particular focus on development activities nationally. He joined ZOM in 1997 and since been involved with all aspects of the development process including identifying new opportunities, compiling due diligence and underwriting parameters. He is also responsible for project design, permitting, and construction. Mr. West also plays a key role in business development and investor relations. Presently ZOM has under construction 3,700 units in Florida, Texas, Chicago, Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic. Over the next twelve months the company will start 2,200 additional units bringing active development volume over $1.7 billion dollars. Mr. West received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and has received two Masters of Science degrees from Texas A&M University in Land Development and Construction Management. He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Multifamily Housing Council, is a board member of the Miami Downtown Development Authority and on the Advisory Board of the University of Miami Master of Construction Management program. Mr. West is the current Governance Chair of the ULI Southeast Florida and Caribbean District Council. He was recently asked to serve as a ULI Global Governing Trustee, as a member of the ULI Americas Executive Committee, and on the ULI Advisory Board of the Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance.