In my exclusive interview with the Orlando Business Journal, I answered the controversial question of what makes NIMBY opposition so powerful?
My answer was “NIMBYs are powerful because the development industry has allowed it.”
Check out the complete interview to learn what developers and land-development professionals must do to regain control of good project that’ve succumb to the NIMBYism.
ABOUT PATRICK SLEVIN
Patrick Slevin is a public affairs consultant, corporate trainer, NIMBY speaker, and #1 Amazon Bestselling Author. For nearly 20 years, corporate executives, land development professionals, and communicators have engaged Patrick Slevin to turn NIMBY crises into political victories and project approvals across the country.
At the age of 27, he was elected one of the youngest mayors in the country in the Tampa Bay city of Safety Harbor, Florida in 1996. As a Florida mayor, Slevin encountered numerous NIMBY crises in one of the most urbanized regions of the country.
Patrick is a two-time winner of the prestigious Public Relations Society of America’s Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for Crisis & Issues Management. He was featured in Influence Magazine as a “Great Communicator”. He has been recognized by Campaigns & Elections Magazine as one of the nation’s top political “Movers’ & Shakers”.
He heads SL7 Consulting, a national public affairs practice headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida. His client list represents Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, and regional developers spanning the globe as far as Australia.
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