“AFCD is very valuable to our organization. Not only does it provide up to date and relevant information on the issues affecting real estate development in Florida but we get to participate in legislative initiatives that help our business succeed. Our member companies are doing large scale, responsible development and I am proud to be amongst those leaders."
- Jim Zboril, Tavistock Development Company
"AFCD is recognized by legislators and agency heads as the voice of the community development industry in Florida, and this voice is respected and trusted because our members are known to develop quality, well planned communities which value and enhance Florida’s natural resources. This credibility gives AFCD a unique platform from which to promote and shape legislation and policies which are critical to our industry and the entire state."
- Richard Arkin, G.L. Homes
"AFCD has a long track record of success. It has been very instrumental in encouraging high quality, environmentally sensitive and responsible development throughout Florida . It is also very pro-active in understanding and addressing the needs of its members.."
- Tom Danahy, Kitson & Partners, LLC
"The tangible bottom line benefits that our company has received during our 15 years of AFCD membership continues to reinforce my belief that any major landowner / real estate developer that does not take advantage of membership in our association has made a dangerous decision to navigate the Florida regulatory waters without a compass or charts."
- Bill McMunn, Consolidated Tomoka Land Company
"For a large scale developer in Florida, you can't afford not to be a member of AFCD."
- Perry Reader, Crosland
"We are able to be part of the legislative procedure - not seeing the result of it, but making it happen."
- Norman Bray, Amelia Island Plantation
"We work together to really create a better Florida."
- Laura Holquist, ALLETE Properties, Inc.
"The Legislature and state agencies have such a profound impact on this industry, it is extremely important that this industry speak with one voice in Tallahassee. AFCD is that voice."
- Wade Hopping, Hopping Green & Sams
"It is very important that developers work together, especially quality developers in the state, not only to protect our interest, but to sponsor policies that are good for growth in the state of Florida."
- Gary Moyer, The Villages
"AFCD is one of the few forums that brings developers and professionals together."
- Kim Woodbury, SouthStar Development Partners