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Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Hyatt Regency Miami Guest Speakers: Tom Hudson, VP of News and Special Correspondent, WLRN South Florida Lars Gilberts, Statewide ALICE Director, United Way of Broward County Kevin T. Greiner, JD, MUP, IBI, FIU Metropolitan Center Research Fellow Michael Maxwell, Managing Partner, MAXWELL + Partners. Special Presentation By: Dr. Ned Murray, AICP, FIU Metropolitan Center Economic Indicator Project
The Miami Herald reported that the City of Miami may annex approximately 1,600 acres of land near the Miami River. The article cites the recent annexation feasibility study produced by the Metropolitan Center, which will aid Commissioners to pass a resolution for the county to approve.
Mr. Rosado is President of Rosado and Associates, an urban planning and economic development strategy firm based in Miami, as well as an instructor in graduate and professional programs at the University of Miami and Florida International University.
The American Planning Association (APA) Florida Executive Committee and the 2015 Awards Committee selected the Neighbors Unit to Create Coral Villas Park for an APA Florida Award of Merit in the Grassroots Initiatives category.
The annual conference of the American Planning Association, Florida chapter, will be held from September 8-11, 2015, in Hollywood, FL.
Sant La, the Haitian Neighborhood Center, partnered with the Metropolitan Center to conduct a study to evaluate the Haitian Community.
Maria Ilcheva, PhD, Senior Researcher, presented on "Transportation and Quality of Life: The Importance of an Integrated Transportation System".
The Center participated as a platinum sponsor of the conference, Dr. Ned Murray was a facilitator and fellow Ralph Rosado was awarded in the conference.
University of Miami's Office of Civic and Community Engagement and Florida International University's Metropolitan Center are partnering to explore new research and strategies regarding affordable housing in urban communities.
"UM and FIU create new partnership with formation of the South Florida Housing Studies Consortium South Florida Housing Studies Consortium (SFHSC) will address the major issues of housing inequality in South Florida." The PR Released was shared by several important news channels such as
"The City of Marathon has received a draft report on its workforce and affordable housing needs. The paper, authored by the Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center, was issued earlier this week and city officials are busy pouring over the details."
The Metropolitan Center's Dr. Maria Ilcheva opened the Palm Beach County Planning Congress and the West Palm Beach DDA's 2015 Planning Challenges event discussing the topic “Transportation and Quality of Life.”
On Tuesday October 6, The Metropolitan Center presented the Affordable Housing and Economic Analysis to the Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners. The study aims to assist the City with creating an affordable housing policy.
Associate Director Dr. Ned Murray, AICP, spoke about the next steps in improving Miami's communities at the event hosted by the Great Miami Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Ned Murray, AICP, participated on October 2nd of the luncheon and roundtable at University of Miami Law School along with honorable invitees such as Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County commissioner; Oliver G. Gilbert III, mayor of Miami Gardens and chair of Miami Dade County Local Black Elected Officials.