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Work of ULI Washington featured in COG Report- State of the Region: Human Capital Report

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Region’s ‘Human Capital’ is a key driver of economic growth Work of ULI Washington featured in new report by Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments The future economic prosperity of metropolitan Washington will rely on the region’s investment in its residents and their collective knowledge, skills, and abilities, according to a new report released by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). According to the State of the Region: Human Capital Report, the region’s prosperity can be attributed to its enterprising residents who are attracted to the area for its rich … Read More

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ULI Washington Adopts New Strategic Plan for 2016-2020

During a year-long process, members and staff from ULI Washington worked together to update the district council’s strategic plan.  A group of 10 members including former district council chairs, and current committee chairs drafted the original plan.  The key objectives of this  committee were to 1) Set the direction and goals for the district council for one, two and five years; 2) Determine the program of work to achieve the organization’s strategic goals and objectives; and 3)  Align the budget, staffing, and governance with the plan to implement desired outcomes.    … Read More

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Release: New Report Finds Public-Private Partnerships Crucial to Moving Indian Head Forward

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A new Technical Assistance Panel – or TAP – released by ULI Washington has found that public private partnerships can be used catalyze redevelopment and set the Town of Indian Head on a path to economic vitality and growth. The report, titled “Economic Development Opportunities in Indian Head” documents the findings of a panel of a panel of eight ULI members who were convened September 20-21, 2016 to address barriers to economic growth that have resulted in a significant decline in commercial and residential development in the Town of Indian … Read More

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ULI Washington Member Spotlight: Jamie Weinbaum Highlighted as Entrepreneur

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ULI Entrepreneur Profiles are conversations with real estate development professionals who, in most cases, have recently made the leap into the industry whether as young individuals fresh out of school or as mid-career transitions. With a focus on small-scale developers often doing incremental and transformative work, these are quick and easy to read profiles to raise awareness of these professionals. By telling their stories, the Urban Land Institute hopes to inspire the next generation of small scale entrepreneurs to transform their own communities. To read more and to see ULI … Read More

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ULI Washington Sponsorship

As you finalize your year-end budgets, please take a moment to consider becoming a sponsor of the district council. The district council depends on sponsorships to provide the necessary resources for it to carry out its robust program of work.  There are several categories of sponsorship including Annual (supports the ongoing work of the district council) and Trends (supports the region’s premier real estate conference). Both categories give your company amazing visibility within the local commercial real estate community and identify you as a company that supports the mission of … Read More

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ULI Parklet for PARK(ing) Day 2016

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The ULI- the Urban Land Institute Parklet for PARK(ing) Day 2016 will be located at 1919 M Street NW, between 20th and 19th street on M Street NW. The 2016 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Park(ing) Day parklet aims to exemplify the transformation of auto-oriented space into space for other types of users. The mission of ULI is to create thriving places, and this parklet will turn an ordinary parking spot into an engaging and active public space. Inspired by our Building Healthy Places Initiative, which works to shape places in … Read More

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Welcome ULI Washington new Manager, Jacqueline Canales!

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We are pleased welcome ULI Washington’s new Manager, Jacqueline Canales, to our ULI family. Jackie comes to ULI Washington from the DC Office of Planning, where she was a Citywide Planning Intern focusing on both economic development and transportation planning. Jackie is a Washington, DC native, and received her undergraduate degrees in Architecture, Art History, and Archaeology from the University of Maryland, and her graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Tech. Suffice it to say, she knows the Metropolitan Washington Region well, and we’re thrilled that she’ll … Read More

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Save The Date: ULI Washington’s Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Honoring Oliver T. Carr, Jr.

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Save The Date: ULI Washington’s Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Honoring Oliver T. Carr, Jr. Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The National Building Museum 440 G Street NW Washington, DC 20001 ULI Washington’s Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner On November 10, ULI Washington will honor “Ollie” Carr, Chairman of the Board The Oliver Carr Company, Carr Workplaces and Carr Hospitality, with its Lifetime Achievement Award for having demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the highest standards of responsible development. We hope you will join ULI Washington in supporting Mr.Carr as he … Read More

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ULI Washington releases TAP Report on Identifying and Branding the Pike District

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On March 29-30, ULI Washington conducted a Technical Assistance Panel that would help to develop concepts for visibly and distinctively identifying the Pike District, the commercial corridor along Rockville Pike, between Grosvenor metro station to the south and the Rockville City limits, just south of the Twinbrook Metro station. The sponsor for this study, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, was particularly interested in solidifying a new brand identity for the Pike District, establishing entry points to the area, and communicating major amenities that would attract people as the Pike … Read More

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Congratulations to Alexandria City Planner Radhika Mohan!

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Congratulations to Alexandria City Planner Radhika Mohan, a recent ULI Regional Land Use Leadership Institute graduate, for being part of a Finalist team in the Memorials for the Future competition sponsored by the National Park Service and National Capital Planning Commission.  To see the  team’s proposal, click here.

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