This year's ULI Latin America conference was jeld at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami.

Modeling Latin American Redevelopment after Miami’s Success Story

The focus of most panelists at ULI’s Latin America Conference, held in late October, was on the stronger markets, including Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile. There also was optimism about a turnaround in Brazil and Argentina’s most recent election.

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