• Developers Council

  • The Developers Council holds monthly programs on issues affecting the residential development industry.  Programs are held from 5:30-7:00 on the third Thursday of every month unless otherwise noted. 

    2017 Upcoming Programs


    January 26- New Year, New Connections, Networking event at Ember- REGISTER HERE

    February 23rd- Development for Dummies In Depth Part I- Understanding Entitlement- REGISTER HERE

    March 23rd- Planes, Trains & Automobiles- Transportation Update in Central Florida

    April 27th- Spotlight on International Drive Redevelopment 

    May 25th- Development for Dummies In Depth Part II- Due Diligence in Development

    June 22nd- Orange Code- changes to the Orange County Codes & Zoning regulations

    July 27th- Annual Developers Council Summer Social

    August 24th- Development for Dummies- Land Aquisition

    Past Developers Council Program Presentation

    2016 Developers Council Programs

    December- Holiday Social
    November- Generational Match Game - Millienials, Gen Xers and Boomers and what they want as buyers
    October- Central FLorida Market- North vs. South/ Seminole vs. Osceola
    September - Development for Dummies
    June - HOA & CDD: Opportunities for Synergy
    April - Access to Capital
    March - Competing in a Saturated Market
    February - Changes in the Residential Market Between 2015 and 2016

    2015 Developers Council Programs

    November - Transportation: Labor, Material & Your Bottom Line
    October - Demographic Trends
    September - Orange County Public Schools Presentation on CEA/CMA
    July - East Orange County - Poulos & Bennett
    June - Local Legislative Update with Representative Mike LaRosa
    May - MetroStudy with Anthony Crocco
    April - Amenities at Summerlake
    March - Osceola County Update - OCX 2040 Master Plan (Atlee Mercer) & Osceola Residential Outlook (Dewberry)
    February - Golf Course Redevelopment
    January - Lake County Sector Plan Update

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  • Commissioner Jim Gray, McKinzie Terrill of Ashton Woods Homes, Jim Reinert of Richmond American Homes, Commissioner Scott Boyd and Chip Webb of Tramell Webb Partners at our September showdown between Horizon West and Lake Nona.

  • 2014 Developers Council Programs

    October - "Where Government and Development Intersect"

    September - Lake Nona vs. Horizon West Showdown

    August - "Back to School", a discussion on Central Florida schools and their current affect building

    June - State Legislative Update with Representative Eric Eisnaugle

    May - Tips for Navigating Orange County

    April - "Building a Community" showcasing Taylor Morrison's Overlook at Hamlin in Winter Garden

    February - Osceola County Update

  • 2013 Developers Council Programs

    January – Horizon West Update

    February – Builders Round Table

    March – Housing Market Update Metro Study Economic Outlook

    April - Regulatory Streamlining with Mayor Teresa Jacobs

    May – 2013 Legislative Wrap-Up with Representative Steve Precourt

    July – Central Florida Water Initiative

    August - Back to School: Concurrency, Capacity and New Capital

    October - The Innovation Way Corridor

  • 2012 Developers Council Programs

    January - Open for Business Update

    February - Central Florida's Housing Demand and Community Design Trends

    Central Florida Residential Markets - Melina Duggal, RCLCO

    Central Florida Consumer Review - Drew Abel, Taylor Morrison

    Architectural Design Trends - Tony Weremeichik, Canin Associates

    March – 2012 Legislative Review with Doug Buck, FHBA

    May - Central Florida Housing Market Update

    August - Orange County Streamlining Initiative

    October - Transportation & SunRail Update

  • 2011 Developers Council Programs

    January - Due Diligence II: Vacant Undeveloped Land

    February - Orange County Update

    March - Banking Update: What’s the New Normal?

    April - Update on Lake County with Commissioner Leslie Campione

    May - Central Florida Residential Market Update

    June – 2011 Legislative Session Review with Doug Buck, FHBA

    September - Water Supply in Central Florida and Beyond Changes in Water Management - Jeff Cole, St. Johns River Management District

    October - Orlando Rental Housing Market The State of Orlando's Rental Apartment Market - Charles Wayne Consulting Inc.

  • 2010 Developers Council Programs

    January – Amendment 4: Why It’s Bad for Hometowns and Worse for Democracy

    February – Low Impact Development (LID)

    March – The Real Estate Market: What’s Next?

    April - Workshop on Osceola County’s New Architectural Guidelines

    May – Central Florida Residential Market Update

    June – 2010 Legislative Update with Doug Buck, FHBA

    August – Economic Update with Bill Owen, Real Estate Research Consultants

    September – The Keys to Unlocking Transportation Gridlock: Moving Your Project Forward

    October – Trends in Home Design

    December – Vacant Developed Lot Due Diligence

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