ESTERO, FL, –Matt Carland, regional Virtual Design and Construction Managerfor Suffolk’s Southwest Florida operations team, will facilitate a breakout session at the 2018 ULI Florida Summit on June 7 and 8 at the Ritz Carlton in Naples.

Carland will serve as the panel facilitator regarding “Technology’s Next Wave”. He is responsible for the production and model development for all phases of projects, implementation of advanced technologies, and overall support to Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design and Construction initiatives for Suffolk’s Southwest Florida operations.

The ULI Florida Summit allows Florida’s leading experts and practitioners from private practice, public sector and academia to connect and learn how to get ahead of change in creating and sustaining thriving communities.

The annual ULI Florida Summit connects the top real estate professionals from throughout the state including developers, attorneys, engineers, architects, and land use planners, from both the private and public sector. From keynote addresses to conference sessions, the 2018 Summit will focus on today’s changing markets, trends, and opportunities, and feature leading industry professionals.

More than 700 ULI members and non-members who are interested in the progress and prosperity of our state convene at the annual statewide Summit. It is hosted and produced jointly by the five ULI District Councils of Florida, and consists of two power-packed days of speakers, expert panel discussions, highly interactive sessions, mobile workshops and networking events.


About Suffolk

Suffolk’s vision is to “transform the construction experience by building smart.” Because we believe if there’s a better way, we’ll find it. We’re always challenging the industry status quo and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in the power of innovation and people, and we empower our teams to think differently, work collaboratively and executive flawlessly on the most complex and sophisticated projects in the country. Our strong culture of innovation, combined with the most advanced tools such as virtual design and construction (VDC), virtual reality technologies and lean construction principles, is revolutionizing our industry and redefining what it means to be a builder.

Suffolk is a national building contractor with $3 billion in annual revenue and offices in Boston, New York City, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Fort Myers, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. We service clients in every major industry sector, including healthcare, science and technology, education, federal government, gaming, aviation and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by Founder, Chairman and CEO John Fish. Suffolk is ranked #23 on the Engineering News Recordlist of “Top 400 Contractors” in the country.