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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: 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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Release: New Report Proposes Redevelopment Strategies for Downtown La Plata

A new Technical Assistance Panel – or TAP – report sponsored by the La Plata Town Center Corporation (LPTCC) and released by ULI Washington has concluded that downtown La Plata is poised for change and recommended a host of strategies aimed at spurring and enhancing redevelopment. The report, titled “Connections and Community: Knitting Together La Plata’s Center” documents the findings of a panel of a panel of nine ULI members who were convened May 11-12, 2016 to shape and focus development in a roughly six-block area north of Charles Street … Read More

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Release: New Report Recommends Broad Strategy for Branding the Pike District

A new Technical Assistance Panel – or TAP – report sponsored by the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee and released by ULI Washington has recommended broad strategies for branding the Pike District. The report, titled “Identifying and Branding the Pike District,” documents the findings of a panel of nine ULI members who convened March 29-30, 2016 to help develop concepts for visibly and distinctively identifying the Pike District. The stretch of Rockville Pike that comprises the Pike District study area presents a suburban—yet slowly urbanizing—environment that possesses the infrastructure and … Read More

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Release: Expert Panel Generates Innovative Ideas for Ward 7 Industrial Site

A new Technical Assistance Panel – or TAP – report released by ULI Washington and sponsored by the DC Office of Planning and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments has concluded that a decommissioned vacant portion of the Benning Road Power Plant and Service Center, if it becomes available for redevelopment in the future, could provide much needed connectivity and beautification as well as commercial and retail options for the adjacent Ward 7 neighborhoods. The report, titled “Powering Progress on Benning Road” documents the findings of a panel of seven … Read More

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GreenGen CEO and Other Leaders Participate in ULI Washington Conversation about the Future of Sustainability

Panel Discussion Focused on Effect of Governmental Push for Increased Sustainability WHAT The new Urban Land Institute Washington (ULI Washington) Sustainability Initiative Council will host a panel session entitled, “The Future of Sustainability” featuring senior experts from the commercial real estate industry including developers, investors and architects.  Led by the CEO of GreenGen, a global energy solutions provider, panelists will explore the governmental push for sustainability and how their firms and the industry are impacted by—and are adapting to–the increased focus on sustainability. Panel members will also share their perspectives … Read More

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Release: ULI Washington Congratulates Leadership Institute Class of 2016

ULI Washington is pleased to announce the graduation of its 2016 Leadership Institute class and is proud to welcome them as alumni of the program. Consisting of 27 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 2015/2016 Leadership Institute are: Malaika Abernathy Scriven: Lead Planner, DC Office of Planning Michael Antonelli: Vice President, Capital One Tatiana Bendeck: Project Manager, Perkins Eastman Michael Brown: Planner Coordinator, Montgomery … Read More

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