(Savannah, GA) “The Next Big Thing in Coastal Development,” an Urban Land Institute Panel Discussion

By October 14, 2008Local NewsWIRE

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"The Next Big Thing in Coastal Development", an Urban Land Institute moderated panel discussion, will be held on Thursday, November 13th in Bryson Hall on Chippewa Square, beginning at 5:00 pm.
 
Because the Georgia and South Carolina coasts are among the fastest growing areas in the United States, this special ULI program will focus on the next big ideas in regional coastal development." What are leading developers doing to differentiate their projects and help make them a success?" This program will examine environmentally sensitive development, sustainability, nautical connectivity, consumer preferences and buyer demographics. Learn how these trends influence how developers predict market direction and future development.
 
The panelists will present an overview of regional projects, followed by a question and answer period.  Christian Sottile of Sottile & Sottile,  a SCAD Professor, Architect, and Urban Designer, will address "Lessons Learned in Savannah".  James Langford, Project Executive of Linger Longer Communities, will feature the Jekyll Island Revitalization. Tommy Linstroth of Melaver, Inc. will speak on "Sustainable Fellwood – Redefining Green Affordable Housing".  Chip Drury, Principle of Tidewater Plantations Development Company, LLC will talk about the Laurel Island Project.  Seth Weissman, Esq., of Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, PC will moderate the panel.
 
Networking begins at 5:00 p.m. with appetizers and beverages. The program begins at 6:00 pm. Reservations are required for this event. The book, Ten Principles of Coastal Development, is included with registration.  ULI members and non-members are welcome. For more information and to register for the "Next Big Thing in Coastal Development" visit  www.atlanta.uli.org or www.southcarolina.uli.org.
 
AT A GLANCE
Urban Land Institute Presents "The Next Big Thing in Coastal Development"
Thursday, November 13, 2008 – 5:00 p.m.
Bryson Hall, Savannah, Georgia (next to Gallery Espresso on Chippewa Square)
 
Panelists & Speakers: 
Christian Sottile of Sottile & Sottile,  "Lessons Learned in Savannah"
James Langford of Linger Longer Communities, "The Jekyll Island Revitalization"
Tommy Linstroth of Melaver, Inc., "Sustainable Fellwood – Redefining Green Affordable Housing". 
Chip Drury, Principle of Tidewater Plantations Development Company, LLC, The Laurel Island Project. 
Moderator:  Seth Weissman, Esq., of Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C.

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