The University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park grand opening and and dedication ceremony took place September 20, 2011. The event was well attended by University, elected officials and members of the community. Following remarks by several speakers, guests had the opportunity to meet with tenants and learn about their operations as well take a tour of the building. The attached presentation provides photos of the event as well as the building, along with links to the BirchLEAF web page for the ceremony and Channel 10 Miami news coverage.
Ben Cummings served on the panel at an event hosted by Akerman Senterfitt, the Urban Land Institute and NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate to discuss foreign investment in U.S. real estate projects. The event, held at the Cornell Club in Manhattan, focused on the EB-5 Foreign Investor program, an immigrant-investor visa category created to encourage foreign investment in the United States.