South Florida 20/20: A Proactive Approach to Managing a Community’s Property Tax Base

Description: Opportunity for Southeast Florida leaders:

Nationally recognized strategist, planner and thinker Peter Katz will be the keynote speaker at the Smart Growth Partnership’s half-day conference South Florida 20/20 on September 21, at 8:45am at the Carl De Santis Building Courtyard Atrium and Knight Auditorium of Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, in Davie. Katz will present new research that shows a dramatically different way to look at the economic advantages of mixed use development. Katz authored The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community, and was instrumental in founding the Congress for the New Urbanism, the Form-Based Codes Institute and the National Charrette Institute. Register at

8:00 AM Breakfast & Networking with Summit Participants
Continental breakfast will be served, and participating cities will be invited to display pertinent information about their respective projects and activities.

8:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Richard W. Barkett, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors®
Adam Sanders, Director of Government Affairs, Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors®
Michael Maxwell, Interim Director of Real Estate Development/MSRED Program, Huizenga School of Business, Nova Southeastern University
Marianne Winfield, Executive Director, Smart Growth Partnership

8:45 AM Keynote Presentation by Peter Katz, Consultant
Planning the Bottom Line: Understanding the Economic Advantages of Smart Growth

9:40 AM The Bottom Line: A Series of 10 Minute Talks
Greg Stewart, Executive Director, Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization
Kim Briesemeister, Redevelopment Manager/Executive Director, CRA West Palm Beach; Principal, Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA)
Jim Ley, Former County Administrator Sarasota County
Jeremy Earle, Executive Director of Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency:
Representative of Florida Redevelopment Association

10:30 AM The West Village: A Proposal for Smart Redevelopment in Sunrise
Interactive session with Director Michael Maxwell & the Students of Nova Southeastern University’s Real Estate Development/MSRED Program

Friday, September 21st (FREE EVENT)
8:00am to 11:30am
Nova Southeastern University – Campus Map
3301 College Ave, Davie, FL 33314 – Map

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