Jupiter, Florida <ul><li>Abacoa  and the   Abacoa Town Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Design: How and Why.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2,000 acres of prime real estate located in northern Palm Beach County...
<ul><li>Abacoa aerial Photo 1993 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally a Mecca Farms U-Pick strawberry field </li></ul></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Charrette Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Design Elements: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FAU Northern Campu...
<ul><li>Final Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6,000 Units in residential neighborhoods & districts </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>DRI Master Plan   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State approved Regulatory Plan (Map-H) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resi...
<ul><li>MXD Zoning Sub-District Master Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Defined Public space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential and N...
<ul><li>Illustrative Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Use town center anchored by the stadium and FAU </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Implementation: Town Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Successes.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Dean Stadium </...
<ul><li>Town Center.. A Success </li></ul>
<ul><li>Market Forces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Height of the market.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MacArthur Foundation sel...
<ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downtown at the Gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suburban retail “li...
<ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legacy Place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail big box center </li></u...
<ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Midtown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Main Street retail center </li></ul...
<ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Donald Ross Village </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail center </li></ul...
<ul><li>Evolution: What’s Next.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bioscience Cluster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage more st...
<ul><li>Bioscience Cluster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scripps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Max Planck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate tenants like G4S </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60,000sf North American Hea...
<ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local business catering to local market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty restaura...
<ul><li>Residential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create additional critical mass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rental apartments...
<ul><li>Abacoa  and the  Abacoa Town Center..  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you plan it, they will come! </li></ul></ul>
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9/8 10:45 Abacoa if you plan it they will come 4

  1. 1. Jupiter, Florida <ul><li>Abacoa and the Abacoa Town Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How and Why.. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Successes and Setbacks.. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolution: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What’s next.. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Design: How and Why.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2,000 acres of prime real estate located in northern Palm Beach County, under single ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Situated between the Town of Jupiter and the city of Palm Beach Gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.5 miles from local area beaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy access to main north/south highways (I-95 & Turnpike) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design to be the First TND project to use production/merchant home builders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliver a true “TND” project with flexibility to allow flexibility within the market. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Abacoa aerial Photo 1993 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally a Mecca Farms U-Pick strawberry field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing Conditions: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FPL main transmission lines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central Boulevard right-of-way </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>school out-parcels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>East-West drainage canals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SWA transfer station </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Charrette Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Design Elements: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FAU Northern Campus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Braves/Expos Spring Training facility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defined Mixed-Use “Town Center” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Single family and Multi family residential neighborhoods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public “core” golf course </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Neighborhood schools </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Final Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6,000 Units in residential neighborhoods & districts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.2M SF of retail and office use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Town Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Workplace District </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Commercial Districts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>400 acres of open green space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Florida Atlantic University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cardinals and Marlins Spring Training Facility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18 hole public golf course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 public school sites </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>DRI Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State approved Regulatory Plan (Map-H) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Residential densities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Residential land uses: retail, office, workplace, R&D </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open space </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roadway network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided baseline for build-out and flexibility without the need for additional state approvals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exchange matrix </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>MXD Zoning Sub-District Master Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Defined Public space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential and Non-Residential Districts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Street type hierarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mix of unit types in each neighborhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setbacks and building heights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity and block size requirements </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Illustrative Master Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Use town center anchored by the stadium and FAU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neighborhoods organized around central squares </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian scaled streets, blocks and districts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neighborhood schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greenway network of upland preserve, water management and gopher tortoise habitat </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Implementation: Town Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Successes.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Dean Stadium </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Florida Atlantic University </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Town Center Phase I and II projects: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>413 apartment units </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100,000sf of retail </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>50,000sf of office </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>amphitheater </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16 screen/3,700 seat movie theater </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>160 room hotel and conference center </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Town Center.. A Success </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Market Forces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Height of the market.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MacArthur Foundation sells 14,000 acre portfolio in Palm Beach County </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flood of residential and commercial development activity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New retail centers added to the Regional Center and the PGA corridor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New movie theater opens </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottom of the market.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Estate market crash </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Condo market values drop dramatically </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Local retail tenants close </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Too much space to absorb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downtown at the Gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suburban retail “lifestyle” center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16 screen movie theater </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legacy Place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail big box center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bookstore </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Midtown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Main Street retail center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Restaurant Outparcels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Residential </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>New Competition.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Donald Ross Village </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hotel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail Outparcels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Residential </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Evolution: What’s Next.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bioscience Cluster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage more start-up companies to come to Abacoa </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add daytime workforce with office tenants and small business opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tenants to meet localized demand and services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create additional critical mass within the downtown </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Bioscience Cluster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scripps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Max Planck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for Healthy Living </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional medical research and bio-tech start up companies </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate tenants like G4S </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60,000sf North American Headquarters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional Class A office tenants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start-up and Live/work offices </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local business catering to local market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty restaurants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family oriented establishments </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Residential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create additional critical mass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rental apartments in an urban environment both above shops and freestanding buildings </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Abacoa and the Abacoa Town Center.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you plan it, they will come! </li></ul></ul>

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