Boca Raton, FL, May 24, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Jorge H. Garcia, CEO of the International award winning Garcia Stromberg Architects of Boca Raton and Stuart, FL has been appointed Assistant Chair for The Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council. In this role, Garcia will participate in all administrative and budgetary decisions for the District Council, assist in the long term strategic planning for the District Council, and would serve as Chair in the event that the Chair could not perform her responsibilities.
“Since joining the District Council Executive Committee almost three years ago, Jorge Garcia’s energy, expertise and wisdom have made a positive difference in every project and program he has touched. His new service in the District Council’s second highest post is a reflection of that high level of commitment to building stronger communities in this region, ” says Carla L. Coleman, Executive Director of Urban Land Institute, Southeast Florida/Caribbean.
Jorge H. Garcia is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Garcia Stromberg, an architectural firm with offices in Boca Raton and Stuart, Florida. Garcia Stromberg Architects, established in 1987, is a leading international architecture and interior design firm with more than 20 years of proven experience in planning, architecture and interior design. Garcia Stromberg is well known for excellence in the design of world-class resorts, mixed-use facilities, medical office buildings, luxury high-rise, custom single-family residential dwellings, and commercial/industrial, cultural facilities. Garcia Stromberg offers feasibility and design services to the retail, hospitality and leisure markets and is widely recognized for ground breaking architectural and graphic design work.
Jorge H. Garcia, AIA, NCARB, earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami and is a licensed architect in 13 states. He is a Member of the American Institute of Architects, Florida Atlantic Builders Association and an Advisory Board Member of the Florida Atlantic University School of Architecture. Mr. Garcia was recently honored with the 2007 West Palm Beach Ultimate CEO award. His firm, Garcia Stromberg, LLC has also been named Small Business of the Year (2001), Best Place To Work (2007) and the First Annual Up & Comers Award from the South Florida Business Journal.
Garcia serves as Assistant Chair of The Urban Land Institute--Southeast Florida/Caribbean, Executive Committee Vice Chair and Member of the Urban Land Institute and Recreational Development Council. He is a Trustee Member of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, serves on the City of Boca Raton Planning and Zoning Board, is a Board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Broward County, Humane Society of Broward County, Jack & Jill Children's Center and is a Graduate of Leadership Boca.
About The Urban Land Institute (ULI)
The Urban Land Institute’s mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. ULI members commit to sustainable land use policy and practice.
As the principal local forum of real estate professionals, District Councils reflect ULI at its best in membership, leadership development, community service and enhancement of land use policy; and practice on the local level. District Councils provide the structure for ULI to pursue its mission in the United States and International regional centers. The ULI Southeast FL/Caribbean District Council is one of the country’s ten largest ULI district councils with more than 1150 members in the geographic areas from Indian River County to the north, down the east coast of Florida through the Florida Keys and Puerto Rico. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) overall has more than 36,000 members worldwide, and about 33,000 members in the US.
Additional information on Garcia Stromberg can be found at www.garciastromberg.com
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