June 2016 – The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Builders’ Association of Puerto Rico (ACPR) met to discuss their new alliance for the South East Florida and Caribbean Region during the annual ULI Conference in Aventura, Florida.
“We are very excited to have the ACPR become part of our group. “Members of The Builders’ Association of Puerto Rico (ACPR) have for years taken leadership roles in both local and national committees”, expressed Julie Medley, Executive Director of The Urban Land Institute – SE Florida/Caribbean.
The ACPR has been Puerto Rico’s preeminent real estate organization for developers, investors and builders since 1951. The president of the Builders’ Association of Puerto Rico, Arch. Ricardo Alvarez Díaz, sees great opportunities in Puerto Rico today and is enthusiastic about this new alliance. “The ULI is such an important organization in our industry and we are very enthusiastic about its incredible vision and resources,” expressed Arch. Alvarez Díaz.
“We are very committed to helping our members on both sides of the “pond” learn and be able to seize these opportunities, and it was for these reasons that we created the Florida Liaison Committee,” expressed Adam Greenfader, chairperson of the committee.
The ULI will be holding its Latin America Conference on October 5-7, 2016 for those interested in development in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean-LATAM region as whole. It will host top leaders and decision makers from hundreds of its ULI members and non-members who are active in the land use and real estate industry in South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Puerto Rico.