Category Archives: Press Releases

Release: ULI Washington Congratulates Leadership Institute Class of 2017

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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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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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Release: ULI Washington Announces 2017 Real Estate Trends Conference Award Program Winners

ULI Washington today announced the winners of its third annual Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program, a conference component that highlights innovative development under way in the Metropolitan Washington Region. The six distinctive award categories recognize innovative projects, policies, and initiatives that contribute to the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, exemplify creative problem solving, and celebrate visionary thinking. The winners of each category are as follows: Excellence in Office Development 5600 Fishers Lane; Rockville, MD Excellence in Housing Development The John & Jill Ker Conway Residence; Washington, D.C.  Excellence in Mixed-Use … Read More

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Advisory: Panel to Develop Community Engagement Plan for Fairfax County

WASHINGTON, DC (April 20, 2017) – On April 26-27, ULI Washington will host its first Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) as part of its new Regional Fellows Program. The purpose is to assist Fairfax County in the development of a community engagement process and communications plan in order to effectively engage local stakeholders on land use issues, and to include recommendations that can be used as a template for future community outreach and engagement.    After interviews with various stakeholders and a strategy and brainstorming session, the fellowship team, led by Honorary Fellow … Read More

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ADVISORY: 2017 Real Estate Trends Conference Final Agenda Released

ULI Washington has released the final agenda and speak list for the 20th Annual Real Estate Trends Conference. Who: Urban Land Institute Washington (ULI Washington) What: 2017 Real Estate Trends Conference and Awards Program Where: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC When: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, 8:00am-6:00pm Click here to view the full agenda. To request media credentials please e-mail ULIPress@millennialdc.com.  The full day conference, ULI Washington’s signature event, features local and national speakers and provides a crash course on where the real … Read More

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Release: New Report Recommends Transforming Westfields From Business Park Into a Community Within a Park

A new Technical Assistance Panel – or TAP – report sponsored by the Westfields Business Owners Association (WBOA) and released by ULI Washington has concluded that Westfields has a niche position in the office marketplace and with the right redevelopment holds a promising future in the Washington DC region. The report, titled “What’s Next for Westfields?, <insert hyperlink>” documents the findings of a panel of ten ULI members who were convened December 5-6, 2016 to offer recommendations on how Westfields can – once again – thrive as best in class. … Read More

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Advisory: Panel to Offer Recommendations on Modernizing the Research Boulevard Corridor in Rockville, MD

On March 27-28, the City of Rockville and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) are sponsoring an independent Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) in conjunction with ULI Washington. The purpose is to better understand the market position of the Research Boulevard office park corridor and consider options and recommendations for future land use, urban design, and economic development actions as they draft the city’s next Comprehensive Master Plan. After a tour of the study area and various interviews, the panel will provide an open press initial presentation of their findings, the … Read More

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Release: Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program Announces The Finalists

ULI Washington today announced the finalists for its annual Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program, a conference component that highlights innovative development under way in the Metropolitan Washington Region. The six distinctive award categories recognize innovative projects, policies, and initiatives that contribute to the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, exemplify creative problem solving, and celebrate visionary thinking. The finalists, in alphabetical order, are: Mixed Use Lot 31|Bethesda, MD Engine Company 13 and Hyatt Place Hotel| Washington, DC Office Maurice Electric at Union Market| Washington, DC 5600 Fishers Lane| Rockville, MD Adaptive Reuse … Read More

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Release: ULI Washington Launches Regional Fellows Program

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Program seeks to foster regional solutions to land use challenges In an effort to strengthen land use decision-making among local government leaders and to foster regional solutions to land use challenges, ULI Washington has launched its Regional Fellows Program. The mission of ULI Washington’s Regional Fellows Program is to empower leaders in the public sector to envision, build, and sustain successful 21st Century communities by providing access to information, best practices, peer networks, and other resources to foster creative, efficient, and sustainable land use practices. ULI Washington’s Regional Fellows Program … Read More

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Release: Oliver “Ollie” T. Carr, Jr. Honored at ULI Washington 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner

November 14, 2016 Washington, D.C. This past Thursday, November 10th, ULI Washington honored Oliver “Ollie” T. Carr, Jr., Chairman and CEO, CARR Companies with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in front of a crowd of over 750 civic leaders and real estate professionals at the National Building Museum. Colden “Coke” Florance, Senior Consultant with SmithGroupJJR, presented Mr. Carr with the award, remarking that he was “largely responsible for the resurgence of the city (Washington, D.C.).” Upon receiving the award, Carr remarked: “It really is wonderful to be here! I appreciate … Read More

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