Nilsa Zacarias, AICP, Principal

NZ Consultants is lead by Nilsa Zacarias, AICP, a nationally and internationally
recognized professional Fulbright Scholar with 23 years of experience working on
challenging and complex planning issues. Please see the following relevant
projects conducted by Ms. Zacarias:


SITE PLAN AND ARCHITECTURAL REVIEWS, DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS


Village of Tequesta, Site plan reviews of a Rehabilitation Center, Chase Bank, Private School and Buildings.
Special Exception and variance applications.
City of North Bay Village, Site Plan Review of multistory and mixed-use buildings.
Town of Manalapan, Zoning Administrator, Site plan, architectural review of high end residences; code
variance and special exception applications process.
Village of Wellington, Processed successfully a variance application representing Horses Forever LLC.
City of Palm Beach Gardens, Site plan review of commercial and assembly buildings.


MASTER PLANS, CHARRETTES AND NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS


City of Deerfield Beach CRA, Cove Shopping Center Revitalization-Charrette and Master Plan.
City of North Bay Village-Charrette Master Plan, Kennedy Causeway Code, Development Review.
City of Homestead-Northwest Neighborhood Redevel. Plan.
City of Oakland Park-Lakeside Estates Master Plan Charrette.
Town of Manalapan, The Point Beautification Plan.
City of Palm Beach Gardens, Briger Design Workshop, Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Charrette.


ANNEXATION STUDIES, HOUSING ANALYSIS, AND WATER PLANS


Comprehensive Annexation Study, CDBG Program, Affordable Housing Analysis, 10-Year Water Supply
Work Plan, Capital Improvement Element, City of Palm Beach Gardens.
Annexation Strategic Plan, Village of Tequesta.
Federal affordable housing programs with local governments, National Council of Housing, Paraguay.


ZONING CODE REVISION AND UPDATES /LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS


Briger site plan design workshop, City of Palm Beach Gardens.
Mixed-Use District Cove Shopping Center Revitalization, Deerfield Beach CRA.
Mixed-Use District Kennedy Causeway Code, City of North Bay Village.
Mixed-Use Code Text Amendment, Special Exception Use, Village of Tequesta.
Town of Manalapan, Zoning Administrator: Code Revision, review for code compliance.
Town of Palm Beach, Zoning Code Review and Update.


EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORTS, COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS AND TEXT
AMENDMENTS


City of Sebastian: Public Workshop & Green Economic Development.
City of Palm Beach GardensLand Use Text Amendment, Parcel 5A, 80-acres.
City of Lake Worth, Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR), and EAR Based Comprehensive Plan.
Town of Palm Beach, Evaluation and Appraisal Report.
City of Palm Beach Gardens. EAR-base Comprehensive Plan Amendments, full compliance with House Bill
697.


PALM BEACH COUNTY LAND USE AND TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES


Western Northlake Corridor Land Use Study
Central Western Communities Overlay
Callery-Judge Grove Land Use Amendment


ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS


Environmental Impact Study of International Corridors in South America, Inter-American Development Bank.
Economic Development Program for the bordering region between Paraguay and Argentina. United Nation
Development Program (UNDP).
International Cooperation in Paraguay. Japan International Cooperation Agency. Paraguay.
Environmental Impact Study for Gas Depot Construction. Shell Paraguay Limited.Paraguay.
MERCOSUR (Southern Common Market). National Planning Department, Paraguay.
Community development projects, and alternative materials for low cost housing, Catholic University,
Paraguay.


ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS


Telecom Egypt-Network Operation Center, Cairo, Egypt.
Borghi Manufacturing Facility, Iowa.
Administration Center, Fairfield School District, Iowa.
Stanley Consultants headquarters, and nine branch offices, USA & Oversea offices.
Design and construction of urban and rural dwellings, and multifunctional buildings, Paraguay.
Design prototype for 2000 affordable housing units, Paraguay.