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Thinking about applying for the ULI Washington Leadership Institute?


Join Us at an Information Session Learn more about the program! Hear from alumni! Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1725 DeSales Street 8 – 9:30 a.m. The event is free and rsvp is required. Please send an email to to let us know you will attend. See below for program details and application. Thinking about applying for the Leadership Institute? Join Us at an Information Session Learn more about the program! Hear from alumni! Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1725 DeSales Street 8 – 9:30 a.m. The event is free and … Read More

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ULI Washington Members, get Involved! Apply for a Committee or Initiative Council Today


Apply for a COMMITTEE The district council is seeking members to get involved in our volunteer activities for the FY2017-2018 program year. There are many opportunities to serve on committees. The mission of each committee is described on the application that can be found by clicking the APPLY NOW button below. Committee commitments begin in the Fall, and are generally one year in length. Committee options range from planning events (Trends Committee) to helping attract and retain members (Membership Committee). This year, a new Sponsorship Committee is being formed and … Read More

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Congratulations to the 2017 Young Leaders Group Membership Scholarship Recipients!

Three scholarships for a one year membership to ULI were provided to deserving applicants by the ULI Washington Young Leader Scholarship Fund.  The three recipients learned more about ULI Washington Young Leader involvement opportunities at the 2017 Young Leaders Summit on Tuesday, May 16th at ULI Headquarters.  During the summit, the scholarship recipients also networked with about 100 other Young Leader attendees.  We hope Samia Bingham, Kimberly Burrowes, and Wilson West enjoy their first year as a member of ULI! Meet the impressive recipients below: Samia Bingham, President and CEO of The Bingham … Read More

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ULI Washington Welcomes New Members


On May 17th, 60 fellow ULI Washington new members, got together for a breakfast at The Hyatt Centric Arlington for The ULI Washington 2017 Spring New Member Meet & Greet hosted by ULI Washington to help new members get the most out of their ULI membership. At the breakfast, the Membership Committee and staff provided a brief overview of all the activities that take place under the auspices of ULI Washington. New members got the chance to meet and greet other ULI Washington members who have also joined in the last year, as well … Read More

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A Toast With UrbanLand Magazine’s 40 under 40 Winners from DC Event Recap


On Wednesday, may 10th, ULI Washington hosted a cocktail reception at the elegant Hepburn celebrating the four winners from our region included in UrbanLand Magazine’s 40 Under 40.  ULI Washington’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Chair, Julie Smith from Bozutto, moderated a discussion with this year’s winners.  The four winners from our region included in UrbanLand Magazine’s 40 Under 40 included: Kathryn Bucklew Vice President Development EDENS, Joe Carrol Senior Vice President Lowe Enterprises, Martin Ditto President Ditto Residential, and Anthony Greenberg Principal The JBG Companies.  During the discussion, the winners spoke about … Read More

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Washington, D.C. is featured in a new ULI Stormwater Report.

Two projects in Washington, D.C., Canal Park and The Avenue, are featured in new ULI stormwater report.  The report, titled Harvesting the Value of Water:  Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Real Estate, was prepared by ULI’s Urban Resilience Program.  Canal Park is a neighborhood park developed by a public/private partnership and located on the site of a former D.C. waterway, with 95 percent of the park’s irrigation, fountain, toilet-flushing and ice rink water provided through rainwater recycling.  The Avenue is a mixed-use, transit-oriented development in downtown D.C. that features a robust stormwater management system in a … Read More

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Release: ULI Washington Congratulates Leadership Institute Class of 2017


ULI Washington is pleased to announce the graduation of its 2017 Leadership Institute class and is proud to welcome them as alumni of the program. Consisting of 25 mid-career professionals from the public, private and nonprofit real estate and planning professions, this year’s class was selected from a competitive applicant pool of professionals from around the region. The graduates of 2016/2017 Leadership Institute are: Deborah Albert: Principal Planner, Arlington County Government Allison Anolik: Environmental Planner, Louis Berger Melissa Bird: Neighborhood Planning Coordinator, DC Office of Planning Martha Coello: Transportation Planner, … Read More

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ULI Washington Young Leaders Get their Hands Dirty with City Blossoms!


On Saturday, April 29th, the ULI Young Leaders held a volunteer event with City Blossoms, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering healthy communities by developing creative, kid-driven green spaces. The weather was great and the turnout was fantastic. About 25 ULI members provided volunteer service at an outdoor vegetable garden located at a local public charter school located in Northeast DC. Volunteer activities included weeding, mulching, planting, painting signs and other general cleanup duties. The event was a huge success and expedited the preparation/cleanup time normally required in getting the vegetable … Read More

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Advisory: Panel to Develop Marketing Strategy for White Oak Science Gateway Revitalization

On May 16-17, ULI Washington will host its second Technical Assistance Panel (TAP), in conjunction with Montgomery County, as part of its new Regional Fellows Program. The purpose is to examine opportunities to market the White Oak Science Gateway (WOSG) that will both encourage already planned redevelopment projects and promote revitalization in areas not currently slated for redevelopment. After spending two days conducting interviews with various stakeholders and holding an internal strategy and brainstorming session, the ULI Washington Panel will hold an open press initial presentation of their findings, the … Read More

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Opportunity to Submit Plan Amendments for DC Comprehensive Plan

The DC Office of Planning is seeking recommendations for Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan.  Amendments generally fall into one of the categories below: Technical Changes Reflect New Plans Other New or Modified Narratives, Policies or Actions Map Changes Resilience Element Any individual or company can submit a proposed Amendment, and the Open Call period for submissions ends May 26. For more information on how to submit an Amendment, click here: For more information on the process and timeline, click here: Background on the Amendment Process The 2006 Comprehensive … Read More

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