Posts Tagged: Coral Gables

Entrepreneurship in Real Estate

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In today’s challenging economic conditions, being an entrepreneur is an imperative. And in the business of real estate, it is the norm. The Entrepreneurship in Real Estate course is focused on examining methods and approaches to building a successful real estate business and the different forms it takes. Learning Objectives The objective of the course… Read more »

Sustainability = Equity, Wednesday, September 19, 2012 – Mike Pyatok

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“Sustainability = Equity” is a lecture featuring Mike Pyatok, FAIA, Principal of Pyatok Architects and Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington. He has served as a professor of architecture and design at the University of Washington, Harvard University, and Arizona State University. From 2004 to 2007, he also served as the Founding… Read more »

New Urbanism and the Future of Real Estate Development in Brazil

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This past weekend approximately 30 Brazilian real estate professionals traveled to Miami and attended a two-day New Urbanism seminar at the University of Miami.  The seminar was hosted by the School of Architecture’s Real Estate Development and Urbanism program and DPZ. The attendees are part of ADIT Brasil- an association of real estate development professionals led… Read more »

Picture of the Day: Dinning on Giralda Avenue

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Last Saturday the City of Coral Gables closed one block of Giralda Avenue to motor vehicles. Restaurants set up tables on the street and diners enjoyed live music. What a brilliant idea. Perhaps the City Beautiful should consider a permanent street closure? Needless to say it was a complete success.  The street closure coincided with… Read more »