International Builders' Show
February 9-11, 2021
Orlando, FL
FEB 9-11, 2021

How Urban Solutions Are Framing Future Suburbs

Tuesday, January 21 | 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Location: LVCC - South 221

Registration Type: IBS Full Registration or 1-Day Education Registration

Format: Building Knowledge SessionMore Info

Level of Content: IntermediateMore Info

Who Should Attend: Land Development, Multifamily Builders and Developers, Single Family - All

Track: Design & Community Planning

What It's About:

The wave of future growth is a blend of suburban and urban living. Today’s buyers crave the walkability and convenience found in urban settings, but the accompanying rents and home prices cut deeply into their income. They also want the schools and amenities that the suburbs provide, but don’t want to give up anything the city has to offer. By combing the two, an environment is created that brings the best of the urban lifestyle to the suburbs. So, how can developers bring high-density, urban-style design to suburban locations at an attainable sales price? Our panel of experts will discuss the design trends that are turning renters into buyers, what they do and don’t want, how they want to live and what you can do to attract them.

What You'll Learn:

  • Discover how architecture, site planning and unit plans drive home sales and entice first-time, move-up and move-down buyers.
  • Learn to navigate existing zoning and planning guidelines to generate creative and desirable solutions.
  • Apply design that strengthens the connection between people and placescreating a curb appeal that fosters a sense of community and delivers the mix of urban and suburban buyers seek.
  • Explore the demographics that are driving this trend.

How to Attend:

Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Continuing Education:

NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s), AIA – 1.0 LU Hour(s)

AIA CES Credit Eligible  AIA CES Credit Eligible:

NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion are available upon request.

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