REE 6930 Extra Credit Lecture Form Your Name:_____________ _________________ Video Lecture:___________Jim Motta___________________ Paragraph summary of the lecture: Jim Motta, the President of Starwood Land Company, is a UF alumnus guest lecturer speaking about Placemaking. Placemaking is the process of creating diverse and livable communities that meet the needs of diverse demographics. Motta describes Placemaking as a sort of social infrastructure and emphasizes that it is all about people and relationships. He discusses how Placemaking creates value by offering options for every lifestyle from starter homes to retirement homes and mentions that as demographic patterns change, it will shift the makeup of future communities. Motta then goes on to outline the three stages of Placemaking (Stage 1 – raw land, Stage 2 – builder parcels to finished lots, Stage 3 – finish lots & finish houses) and discusses each one in depth. At the conclusion of his lecture, he answers some questions from the audience,
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