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ULI Washington Leadership Handbook Available

ULI Washington has compiled a Leadership Handbook that includes information on the work program of the district council, accomplishments, and lists of its committees and their leadership and members, and the goals and themes that we will be concentrating on this year.  If you want to learn more about ULI Washington, you can find out much information from our Leadership Handbook.

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Jeremy Hurlbutt wins 2017 Rose Center Scholarship to Fall Meeting in LA

ULI Washington is proud to announce that Jeremy Hurlbutt, Planning Director for the Town of LaPlata, MD was awarded a public official scholarship for the ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles in October.  Jeremy was chosen by a strong applicant pool by the Rose Center for Public Leadership for his dedication to his work in planning in the public sector.  The grant includes conference registration and a generous stipend to cover travel expenses.  The scholarship was generously funded by the ULI Foundation. Jeremy is the Planning Director for the Town … Read More

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UrbanPlan Networking Reception at Fall Meeting

The Urban Land Institute cordially invites you to join us for an UrbanPlan Networking Reception on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm in Los Angeles during the Fall Meeting. Join ULI volunteers from across the country as we celebrate the achievements of the program and the impact that each of your District Councils have had this past year. We will also honor Ron Nahas, who has pledged a generous gift to ULI to grow and strengthen the program. We will announce our progress to date as we work to match … Read More

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Welcome Back Message From the Chair

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR ULI Washington Yolanda Cole, FAIA Sr. Principal, Hickok Cole Architects   Members of ULI:   I’ve been a member of ULI for a large part of my career, and I am truly pleased and honored to have been chosen to lead the ULI District Council for the next two years as its Chair. As my first step, I’ve been conducting a “summer walkabout” of ULI Washington’s Committees, Programs and Initiative Councils to observe first-hand what our members are doing and how they are contributing to, and … Read More

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Advisory: Enhancing the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park in Vienna

Next week, the Town of Vienna is sponsoring an independent Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) in conjunction with ULI Washington on the topic “Enhancing the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park in Vienna.” After a tour of the study area and various interviews, the panel will provide an open-press initial presentation of their findings, the details of which can be found below: Who: Urban Land Institute Washington; Town of Vienna What: Initial panel findings on “Enhancing the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park in Vienna” Where: Vienna Town Hall … Read More

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ADVISORY: Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Honoring Ronald D. Paul

ULI Washington has announced the date and location for its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner. This year’s dinner will recognize Ronald D. Paul, Chairman, President, and CEO of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. and Chairman and CEO of EagleBank. Who: Ronald D. Paul: Chairman, President, and CEO of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. and Chairman and CEO of EagleBank What: 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Where: National Building Museum, 440 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 When: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 6:30pm-10:00pm On Wednesday, November 15th ULI Washington will celebrate Mr. Paul’s contributions to … Read More

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Research Boulevard – It’s Not An Office Park! ULI Washington Panel Recommends Scenarios for the future of Research Boulevard in Rockville, MD

ULI Washington recently released a Technical Assistance Panel Report  analyzing existing challenges and documenting possible scenarios for the future of Research Boulevard in the City of Rockville, MD. The Research Boulevard study area is a 272 acre site in the City of Rockville. Located 12 miles northwest of Washington D.C., the study area is just outside the Capital Beltway and in a regional corridor defined by Interstate 270 and MD-355, also known as Rockville Pike. With about 3.7 million square feet in 46 buildings, the study area is home to some … Read More

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Event Recap: Entrepreneurship 101: Started at the Bottom, Now We’re Here.

On June 26, 2017, ULI’s Real Estate 101 Young Leader’s Group hosted a dynamic panel discussion consisting of three real estate entrepreneurs at varying stages in their careers. The speakers included: John Shooshan, CEO and President of the Shooshan Company Andrew Rubin, Principal of the Rubin Group Paul Grayson, Principal at Beckham-Gumbin Ventures The discussion was moderated by John Shooshan, who started his own development company more than three decades ago. John was accompanied by two younger developers, Andrew Rubin and Paul Grayson, who left larger firms to start their … Read More

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Case Study: West Broad Residences in Falls Church Event Recap

On the evening of June 21st, ULI members gathered to learn how West Broad Residences’ made a game changing mark on the City of Falls Church development process. Most notably examples of how a collaborative community method can produce outstanding results. While this process involved over 30 rezoning, special exception and site plan meetings with the City Council, Boards, Commissions and Neighbors, the balance of input made substantial benefits for both public and private stakeholders. A mutual understanding of the value of time and the potential impact of this project … Read More

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Visualize2045 Survey

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is seeking public input for Visualize 2045, a new long-range transportation plan for metropolitan Washington. The input will help elected leaders and regional planners better understand public attitudes and opinion as they make decisions about the region’s transportation future. The survey asks respondents about their travel patterns, how key transportation issues affect them, and their ideas for improving the region’s transportation future. The Visualize 2045 survey will be available through July 31. Later this year, … Read More

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