Episode 41 – An interview with Rick Severance of Wellen Park (Mattamy Homes) on Placemaking

In Episode 41

Carter speaks with Rick Severance, the President at Wellen Park (Mattamy Homes) on the importance and art of placemaking in master planned communities.

In this podcast you’ll learn:

  • What is placemaking;
  • How place making has evolved over time;
  • The difference in placemaking between a new and existing project;
  • Common mistakes developers make in their attempt to create a “place”;
  • The relationship between hard and soft programming in placemaking; and
  • Lessons learned over the years in the trenches.

Show Notes:

Wellen Park – www.wellenpark.com

Mattamy Homes – www.mattamyhomes.com

Seaside – www.seasidefl.com

Watercolor – www.mywatercolorcommunity.com

Camana Bay – www.camanabay.com

Rick Severance  – Rick.severance@mattamycorp.com

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