Why sustainable development is worth the upfront dough

“I think the accessibility and pricing of sustainability has reached a point now where most developers can justify the upfront cost now based on pretty solid research that does indicate that those operational costs will more than make it worthwhile.” Matthew Whitman Lazenby, president and CEO of Whitman Family Development, talks on the payoff of sustainable development. His family-owned real estate company is responsible for luxury retail centers such as Bal Harbour Shops and most recently Brickell City Centre, and has had a longstanding commitment to sustainable development in South Florida.

Local green-tech incubator and accelerator EcoTech is celebrating two years of taking Miami into a greener future. EcoTech Visions’ goals are to create jobs, sustain local communities, and save the planet by helping launch and grow eco-friendly entrepreneurs and small businesses.

By The New Tropic Creative Studio
The WhereBy.Us Creative Studio helps clients big and small engage locals, through campaigns that use creative marketing, storytelling, events, and activations to build community, conversation, and impact.