Urban Earth Institute Honors Ed Burr as a Visionary Leader at 2021 Excellence Awards – Published Reporter®

Ed Burr, Visions Leader for ULI North Florida 2021

Jacksonville, Florida – Urban Earth Institute (UL) of North Florida, the region’s leading source for urban planning, growth and development, announced Ed Burr as the District Council’s vision leader for 2021.

“Ed has demonstrated outstanding leadership and best practice in developing thriving, mixed-use residential communities across Florida,” said Laurie Boyer, CEO of the Downtown Jacksonville Investment Authority and 2019 County Council Visual Leader. “His innovative vision with each development is to protect and enhance nature’s best assets, and to create and revitalize communities that provide an enduring lifestyle.”

Burr is President and CEO of GreenPointe Holdings, LLC, a diversified holding company headquartered in Jacksonville that brings together the disciplines needed to create sustainable, high-value communities. He is widely regarded as a leader in the real estate industry for his ability to analyze real estate potential and lead companies that create unparalleled communities known for their recreational, residential and commercial value. GreenPointe currently develops and manages 15 master planned communities in 12 Florida counties.

Burr founded The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. Established in 1997, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the best prevention of abuse, bullying, human trafficking and digital safety education programs to protect children and adolescents from abuse. Received the 2021 Hearthstone BUILDER Humanitarian Award, honoring builders who have demonstrated a lifelong commitment to public service.



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The ULI North Florida District Council will proudly present the 2021 Visual Leader Award to Burr at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at the ULI North Florida Awards for Excellence Gala hosted at Sweet Pete’s in downtown Jacksonville.

Past Visionary Leader Award recipients include:

  • Laurie in Boyer (2019)
  • Hapstein (2017)
  • Robert M. Rhodes (2016)
  • Lynn Pappas (2015)
  • Peter S. Rommel (2014)
  • Preston Haskell (2013)
  • John Delaney (2012)

Other awards presented will include real estate development projects and projects in the following categories: re-use/re-purpose, new development, hospitality and leisure, public/non-profit sector, and influence organization.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the ULI North Florida for Excellence Awards. For additional information, please contact ULI staff at 904-486-8256 or Carolyn.Clark@ULI.org.

About ULI North Florida
The Urban Land Institute is a non-profit educational and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and to create and maintain thriving communities around the world. Founded in 1936, the institute has more than 45,000 members representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines. ULI North Florida was founded in 2005 and currently has more than 500 members from Flagler to Escambia counties, including JacksonvilleAnd Saint AugustineAnd GainesvilleAnd TallahasseePanama City and Pensacola. Patrick Krychowski, Balch & Bingham, is District Council Chair from 2021-2023, and Carolyn Clark serves as Senior Director.

More information about the ULI and North Florida District Council is available online at www.uli.org or www.northflorida.uli.org.

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