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Partner Ben Olive Gives Presentation on King Tides and Florida Real Estate Law to South Florida Leaders

October 19, 2016

On October 17, Partner Ben Olive gave a presentation on the legal implications of rising sea levels and seasonal flooding for the Fort Lauderdale real estate market. The event was held at Florida Luxurious Properties, a Fort Lauderdale real estate firm. Titled “King Tide 2016: A Glimpse At What South Florida’s Future Could Look Like,” the presentation was coordinated by Colin Polsky, PhD, Director, FAU’s Florida Center for Environmental Studies and was attended by Hon. Ted Deutch, U.S. Congressman for Florida’s 21st District; Hon. Chip LaMarca, Commissioner for District 4, Broward County; Hon. Beam Furr, Commissioner for District 6, Broward County; and Hon. Dean Trantalis, Vice Mayor of City of Fort Lauderdale. After the presentation, Congressman Deutch made a statement to the media regarding the need to begin investing in environmental infrastructure to protect the South Florida community, and vowed to take that message back to leaders in Washington, D.C.

September 20, 2016 Edit: Please click here for an article by WLRN regarding the event.