Author Archives: ULI Washington

The Lindley Chevy Chase Lake: A Unique Public-Private Partnership Case Study Recap

On the evening of January 31st, ULI Washington members gathered to learn about The Lindley, a new luxury, mixed-income multifamily building in the heart of Chevy Chase. The Lindley is the result of a unique public-private partnership between Montgomery County’s Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC), EYA, and the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. The $75 million project was funded without tax credits or direct subsidies, and is one of the first buildings of its kind to include private equity as a major funding source. Part of a joint effort to capitalize … Read More

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Placemaking at The Boro and More Accessible Urban Parks – Recap of the Placemaking Council February Meeting

On February 6, the ULI Washington Placemaking Initiative Council convened at ULI Headquarters to hear presentations from speakers detailing projects that they are working on in Tysons Corner and Montgomery County, MD.  Stephanie Pankiewicz, a partner at Land Design,  shared a presentation titled “Creating the Path to a New Tysons by Placemaking.” The presentation brought to life the extensive Urban Design and Placemaking work being done at a large mixed-use development called The Boro District.   The Boro is a multi-phase development located adjacent to the Greensboro Metro Station along the … Read More

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ULI Washington Welcomes New Joins to Our Global Network

Urban Land Institute (ULI) recent new joins got together at AP2 www.accelspace.com in Crystal City on January 16th to meet and learn just what being a ULI member really means. Hearing from seasoned ULI members and ULI Washington district council staff, new ULI members learned that belonging to the worldwide ULI network gives them the opportunity to make a difference in their communities. As ULI members they are connected to members from every profession in the real estate development and land use industry on six continents in 82 countries. As … Read More

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ULI Washington Lends a Hand at The Interfaith Works Clothing Center

On Saturday, January 26th 2019 an excited group of approximately 20 ULI volunteers spent the morning working with the Interfaith Works Clothing Center team near Twinbrook. The volunteers went through a huge pile of clothing donations for quality control and sorted into gender-specific baskets. Additional volunteers then tagged and hung clothing for display at the client store within the center. The center provided clothing and household wares to a record breaking 60 families that morning. After the event, the volunteers headed over to Smashburger and enjoyed lunch and networking. Thank … Read More

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Terwiliger Center Housing Conference scheduled for February 4-6, 2019 in Newport Beach, CA

Join leaders in the affordable housing development, lending, investing, and policy communities as the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing marks 10 years of progress. Sessions will explore homelessness, tools for preserving affordable housing, homeownership trends, the latest on Opportunity Zones, housing options for an aging population, and more. Click Here for more information. Register Here.  

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Recap- Living with Amazon- How Developing the Missing Middle Can Address the Region’s Housing Needs

The sold-out event “Living with Amazon: How Developing the ‘Missing Middle’ Can Address the Region’s Housing Needs” explored Amazon’s looming impact on the Greater DC area and how the city can best equip itself for their arrival. We would like to extend a large shout-out to our panelists for their hard work and insightful dialogue: Vicki Davis, Patricia Harris, Bo Menkiti, Michelle Winters, and moderator Yolanda Cole. Yolanda delivered a concise educational summary on the growing “Missing Middle” dilemma and why citizens should care as their city thrives. The panel … Read More

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Spreading Some Cheer: ULI Washington Volunteered at Community of Hope Holiday Market

On Saturday, December 8th, over 35 ULI Washington Young Leaders and ULI members volunteered at Community of Hope’s Holiday Market Event at the organization’s Conway Health Center in Southwest DC.  While local entrepreneurs were selling their wares, ULI Washington volunteers helped children design gingerbread cookies, build arts and crafts, and make holiday cards. Santa Claus made an appearance, giving toys to the children, while ULI volunteers handed out hot chocolate and cookies baked by Mrs. Claus. The ULI Young Leaders Group was excited to continue its partnership with Community of … Read More

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From Alexa to WhyHotel: The New Ways of Living in the Multifamily Market Event Recap

On November 29th, 2018, the ULI Young Leaders Group Programs Committee hosted “From Alexa to WhyHotel: The New Ways of Living in the Multifamily Market.” The goal of the event was to showcase the different ways in which developers, apartment owners, and real estate professionals are staying relevant in a competitive apartment landscape. The event was hosted at 100K (100 K ST NE), an Equity Residential development in NoMa. The event kicked off at the elegant ground floor amenity space of 100K, where guests networked and led self-guided tours of … Read More

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RELEASE: Survey of Millennials Inside the Belltway Report Released by ULI Washington

ULI Washington released a survey report titled Millennials Inside the Beltway: Committed Urbanists.  This report was discussed at an event in early November by a panel of Millennials who discussed their lifestyle choices and their experience living in the Washington, DC region.  Copies of the report are now available at this link. The survey reports on the ULI Washington update of its survey of Millennials living inside the Beltway that was originally conducted in 2015.  The question this time is:  how much difference does three years make in the lifestyles … Read More

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Learning to Share: The Future of Co-working and Co-Living Event Recap

On October 30, 2018, over 100 real estate professionals gathered at ULI’s headquarters to observe an engaging panel discussion: Learning to Share: The Future of Co-Working and Co-Living. The expert panel discussed key elements of co-working and co-living space and about the future of the shared-space model. Moderated by Adam Glaser (Planning and Strategies Leader, Perkins+Will), the distinguished panel included Robert Summers (President/CEO, Pantera Management Group), Revathi Greenwood (Head of Americas Research, Cushman & Wakefield), Martin Ditto (CEO, Ditto Residential), and Jeff Chod (Managing Regional Director, Tishman Speyer). The panel … Read More

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