Category Archives: Announcements

Application for Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Award

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The Montgomery County Planning Department seeks to recognize exceptional work in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design that will inspire greater Design Excellence and represent Montgomery County’s high quality of design to the region, state and nation. Each year, the Department will honor one project that exhibits the highest qualities of Design Excellence that will foster economic, social and environmental sustainability.  The deadline for applications is July 21.  Click here for a link to a more detailed description of the program and instructions for applying.

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Built by Women DC Awards Ceremony and Reception

ULI Washington encourages the real estate industry to celebrate women’s role in development, design and construction at the Built by Women DC awards ceremony and reception at the National Building Museum on Friday, March 18th.  All winners, nominees, nominators, supporters, sponsors, and collaborators are invited to join Built by Women DC (BxW DC), the competition sponsor, at a cocktail party celebrating the often hidden accomplishments of the women behind the design and construction of the DC metro area’s places and spaces. This celebration and exhibit marks the culmination of a crowd-sourced competition. Using specific … Read More

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ULI Washington Gains Recognition at the Fall Meeting in San Francisco

In early October, ULI Washington was recognized by the national ULI organization for two achievements, including recognition for accumulating the most points in the 2015 Member Game, a group of activities that the district council can implement to increase member engagement at the local level.  Robert Atkinson, Chair of the Membership Committee, deserves special kudos for his leadership in implementing many of the activities including quarterly New Member Meet and Greet breakfasts.  ULI Washington was also recognized of one of five finalists for an Impact Award that is given to … Read More

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ULI Washington Annual Report now available

The FY2015 Annual Report details the accomplishments of ULI Washington during the past fiscal year.  Highlights of the year are described in the report.  The robust work program of the district council includes providing high level sharing of best practices as well as unparalleled networking opportunities.  Among the specific elements of the district council activities are Technical Assistance Panels, the Lifetime Achievement Award honoring Bill Alsup and Hines, the Real Estate Trends conference, and other major elements.  This work program is accomplished through the active and dedicated efforts of over 2,000 members … Read More

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Sponsorship Campaign Now Underway

ULI Washington’s sponsor companies comprise the leading real estate industry leaders in the region.  By providing sponsorship support to the district council, your company has an opportunity to add your name to this list.  Annual sponsorships provide general operating revenue to ULI Washington and offer broad identity with the district council.  By your affiliation with the district council, you provide support to all of ULI’s programs including the Young Leaders, Women’s Leadership Initiative, case studies, local product councils, research initiatives, and regional coordination activities.  The goal this year for ULI Washington annual … Read More

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New UrbanPlan Volunteer Training Scheduled for May

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We are pleased to announce the next UrbanPlan Volunteer Training has been scheduled for Friday, May 22, 2015! The training will be from 9 AM to 3 PM at the ULI Georgetown office (1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Suite 500, Washington DC 20007). UrbanPlan thrives due to the generosity and commitment of ULI Washington’s members and sponsors. In order to serve as a classroom volunteer, members must first participate in a half-day training session, where they are assigned roles in the development team and engage in a “lightning-round” version of … Read More

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Call for Entries

  Nominate your outstanding project today in ULI Washington’s inaugural Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program. The Awards are a new component of the Trends Conference this year and the winners will be announced at the Conference on April 28, 2015. Finalists for each category will be announced in advance. Thanks to our sponsor AWARD CATEGORIES Excellence in Housing Development Excellence in Office Development Excellence in Mixed Use Development Excellence in Institutional Development Legacy Award Impact Award AWARD CRITERIA The nomination process is open to all – not just to ULI … Read More

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University of Maryland Team wins place in final four for ULI Hines Competition

ULI Washington is proud to announce that a graduate student team from the University of Maryland has been selected as one of four finalists in the prestigious national ULI Hines Competition.  This year’s site is located in Nashville, Tennessee, and on April 3 the team will travel to Nashville to compete for the $50,000 grand prize for the competition.  The UMD team proposes a partnership between the existing private owners and the State of Tennessee. Read more about the competition and the team from University of Maryland, click here.  

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Call for Session Proposals: Help Shape the ULI Fall Meeting in NYC

What sessions would you like to see at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City? Now is your chance to influence the content of the real estate industry’s premier gathering. ULI wants to know: • The trends and issues you want to learn about at the Fall Meeting. • The visionaries who should deliver the keynote speeches. Submit your ULI session idea at: http://bit.ly/1bKVY10 The ULI Fall Meeting Idea Generator is a place for YOU to provide input on the Fall Meeting program. Post your concurrent session idea, … Read More

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Presentation by design team finalists for MLK Jr. Memorial Library

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, D.C.’s Central Library, was designed by renowned modern architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The building, which opened in 1972, is now poised to take on a new look and greater role in the District of Columbia. Hear representatives from the three design team finalists:  Mecanoo Architects of Deft, The Netherlands along with Washington’s Martinez & Johnson; Patkau Architects of Vancouver, British Columbia paired with Ayers Saint Gross; and STUDIOS Architecture with Freelon Group Architects of Durham, NC.  They will present their design … Read More

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