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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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Advisory: Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Honoring Oliver T. Carr, Jr.

ULI Washington has announced the date and location for its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner. This year’s dinner will recognize Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Chairman of Carr Companies. Who: ULI Washington; Oliver T. Carr, Jr. What: 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Where: National Building Museum, 440 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 When: Thursday, November 10th, 2016, 6:30pm-10:00pm On Thursday, November 10th ULI Washington will celebrate Mr. Carr’s contributions to the industry and to the Washington metropolitan area at our Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner. ULI Washington established the Lifetime Achievement … Read More

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Advisory: Walkable Urban Metro Washington Conference

ULI Washington has announced the date and location for the 5th Annual Walkable Urban Places Conference. This year’s conference will focus on the impact walkability will have on the future of real estate development. Who: ULI Washington, The George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis and the School of Public Health What: 2016 Walkable Urban Metro Washington: The Future of Real Estate Development Where: George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium 805 21St St NW, Washington, DC United States When: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, 8:00am-12:30pm ULI Washington will … Read More

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