The Reburb: The New Densification of the American Suburbs Monday, 21 October 2019 from 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Streaming Location
Katella Terrace
Session Type
Learning Experience

Many Millennials are now making their way from cities to the suburbs, or what the New York Times dubbed the "hipsturbia" movement. They're seeking great careers at companies in a walkable live/work/play environment. How do you identify when a project is a new densification candidate? Where are these places? How do you ensure you design a project that builds value over the long term? A team that wasn't just the traditional developer-architect-user was used to co-create Park Center, a new regional mixed-use campus with State Farm as its major tenant. Discover what was learned along the way and be able to recognize the best "reburb" opportunities.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discover how to identify the best programming opportunities by engaging all stakeholders in the co-creation of a "reburb".

  • Learn how to put together the right diverse team to create an innovative mixed-used environment that supports the growth of a "reburb".

  • Learn innovative consensus-building techniques to ensure that the final project satisfies stakeholders and creates optimal long-term value.


Portrait photo of Alex Chambers Alex Chambers
Senior Vice President - Development, KDC Real Estate & Investments
Portrait photo of Bill Halter Bill Halter
Principal, Cooper Carry, Inc.
Portrait photo of Ann Hanlon Ann Hanlon
Executive Director, Perimeter CID
Portrait photo of Jacob Vallo Jacob Vallo
Senior Director Transit-Oriented Development + Real Estate, MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)


Collaboration, Emerging Markets

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