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ULI to Advise City of Miami on Waterfront Resilience

Jun 05, 2019

The City of Miami and the Downtown Development Authority have asked ULI to conduct an Advisory Services panel that will provide recommendations on a roadmap for addressing waterfront resilience and mitigating the effects of sea level rise along Biscayne Bay and the Miami River.

The panel will be visiting Miami June 2nd – 7th, 2019. During the week, the panel will tour pertinent sites along the waterfront and surrounding area and interview a variety of stakeholders in order to develop a set of strategic recommendations that will be presented at the conclusion of the panel’s visit on June 7th at 9:00am at Miami’s City Hall.

WASHINGTON (May 30, 2019) ‐‐ A group of nationally renowned land use, urban planning and resilience experts representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will be making recommendations next week to the City of Miami and the Miami Downtown Development Authority on a roadmap for improving the resilience of the city’s waterfront and mitigating the effects of sea level rise along Biscayne Bay and the Miami River. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization whose work is driven by more than 44,000 members dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities.

The ULI representatives, convened through ULI’s renowned Advisory Services Program, will be visiting the city from June 2 to 7. Sponsored by the City of Miami and the Miami Downtown Development Authority, the Advisory Services panelists will consider and provide strategic recommendations on:
>Updating waterfront design guidelines to incorporate the city’s resilience goals and align with the city’s form‐based code, bolstering the Baywalk and Riverwalk,
>Defining public and private sector roles and recommending financing strategies for green and grey infrastructure improvements, and
>Developing a policy direction that enhances flooding and storm surge resiliency with a specific focus on hi‐rises and historic buildings that cannot be elevated or demolished.

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