Marina Lofts Celebrates Earth Day at the Site of Our African Rain Tree

Posted in Sustaining the Environment

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – April 22, 2013 – To honor Earth Day, Marina Lofts developer Asi Cymbal hosted an Earth Day event for nationally recognized arborists and other environmental experts at the downtown site of our African Rain Tree. The

Sustaining the Environment

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With an eye on environmental preservation, the buildings of Marina Loft were designed with the goal of balancing development with the local environment. A LEED certified project, Marina Lofts will have green roofs and living walls that will help further

A Better Plan to Preserve Our African Rain Tree

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Our African Rain Tree located at Marina Lofts is a local treasure. Our plan to preserve our tree deserves the backing of the entire community – residents, environmentalists, investors, and professionals – everyone who believes strongly in an enduring future for

Guest Post by our Arborist Bob Brennan

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The opinion expressed below does not represent the opinions of nor the endorsement by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. In March, Asi Cymbal hired me to consult with him about the possible relocation of a large African Rain Tree along the New

American Society of Consulting Arborists Conversation on LinkedIn

Posted in Historic Preservation, Sustaining the Environment

“There is no question this tree is magnificent and will change the view of some people, when it is moved some 600 feet to a space that will provide the Albezia Semanea seman the proper amount of space to live

I Admit It; I’m A Tree Hugger

Posted in Historic Preservation, Sustaining the Environment

Updated October 30, 2012 I have great reverence for the environment both personally and professionally. I cherish the beautiful, historic African Rain Tree currently on the site and am committed to protecting it. I have marveled at the many lifetimes this

Tree Preservation, Our African Rain Tree and a New Public Park

Posted in Sustaining the Environment

Updated October 21, 2012 Environmental preservation is a major consideration in developing Marina Lofts. Cymbal Development is undertaking a massive tree preservation campaign that will expertly preserve and relocate 75 trees that are currently onsite, including the historic African Rain

Drainage

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Marina Lofts is designed to contain water within its limits and site boundaries. We are using a system of inlets and interconnected piping, exfiltration trench and drainage wells, to not only collect the stormwater but also treat it and discharge