Shareholder Rebecca “Becky” Wilson Appointed Chair of the Urban Land Institute Central Florida District Council
- August 24, 2017
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Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder Rebecca "Becky" Wilson has been appointed as the new chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) of Central Florida District Council. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization whose work is driven by 40,000-plus members dedicated to leadership in the responsible use of land and creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The organization’s membership is interdisciplinary, including developers, investors, lenders, financiers, engineers, urban planners, architects, urban designers, academics and public officials. Passionate about her work, Wilson’s mission is to help build a thriving community by promoting culture, equality, and a more cohesive, collaborative community. Wilson has been involved with the ULI for several years and served most recently as vice-chair.
At the firm, Wilson focuses her legal practice on land use and development. She has worked throughout Central Florida with local governments in order to address the needs of her clients related to zoning, comprehensive plans, concurrency, administrative law, Developments of Regional Impact (DRI's), procurement issues, due diligence, and property rights. A leader in her field, Wilson represents property owners, developers, lenders and other participants in a wide array of projects. Over the years, such projects have included high-rise developments in downtown Orlando, hotel developments, planned communities, large "power-centers", redevelopment of existing buildings, mixed-use projects, big box commercial projects, projects within historic districts, multi-family development (including Affordable Housing and Senior Housing) and office developments. She has been recognized as one of the “Forty Under Forty” and “Up-and-Comer” finalists by the Orlando Business Journal in the past. Wilson has also been selected as one of the “Women To Watch” honorees in the Orlando Business JournalWomen Who Mean Business Awards and named one of the Ten Most Influential People in Winter Park by Winter Park Magazine. Wilson received her law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law.
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