Category Archives: Partner Announcements

New ULI Washington Partner- MetroNow Coalition

ULI Washington recently joined the MetroNow coalition, a regional effort to put Metro on a safe, smart, and sustainable path in 2018.  This is a first-of-its-kind branded regional collaboration effort that is combining the collective voices and assets of the regional business community to drive action. The unprecedented level of regional collaboration behind the MetroNow coalition indicates how important a priority Metro is to the Greater Washington business community and how willing it is to work with others in a diverse coalition to create the environment that is needed for … Read More

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Makeover Montgomery 4

Makeover Montgomery has become a highly successful conference series focused on the sustainability of America’s suburbs.  The fourth installment will be held this year, on May 9-11, and is jointly sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Department and the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland.  This year’s ambitious conference is focused on four tracks: Competitive Communities Healthy Communities Inclusive Communities Smart Communities Please see poster and the MM4 website for more information about the conference and the four tracks, and consider submitting a proposal today!  Proposals … Read More

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DC Climathon- Join A Team!

Looking for ways to meet other local innovators and create local solutions to address climate change in our city? Join the ULI Washington, DC Climathon team! Hosted by the George Washington University, in partnership with Resilient DC and the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, the third annual DC Climathon will focus on strategies that enhance DC’s resilience to more common and increasingly severe impacts like urban heat island, extreme weather events, and flooding. If you’re interested in joining a team with other ULI members, please contact and For … Read More

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Prince George’s County Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Update

Prince George’s County has been working on a Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance rewrite for several years and the process is entering the home stretch. The current code is significantly outdated and overly complex, making the land-development process expensive, time-consuming, and unpredictable. Additionally, the current code is not reflective of the vision for future growth in the county. By updating the zoning ordinance, the County hopes to create an intuitive and modern set of development regulations for the 21st century that supports the county’s vision for quality growth and economic development, and … Read More

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Work of ULI Washington featured in COG Report- State of the Region: Human Capital Report

Region’s ‘Human Capital’ is a key driver of economic growth Work of ULI Washington featured in new report by Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments The future economic prosperity of metropolitan Washington will rely on the region’s investment in its residents and their collective knowledge, skills, and abilities, according to a new report released by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). According to the State of the Region: Human Capital Report, the region’s prosperity can be attributed to its enterprising residents who are attracted to the area for its rich … Read More

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Discover “The Art of Negotiation” at HAND’s December Training Session

It has been said, “in business you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.” While negotiation is an important skill set for any professional, it is critical for those in the commercial real estate business when navigating transactions with developers, agencies, and other organizations. On December 15, 2016 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers will host a training titled “The Art of Deal Negotiation” featuring Charles Craver, the Freda H. Aversion Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. This three-hour session will be held at the George Washington University Law School, 720 20th Street, N.W., Moot Court … Read More

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Application for Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Award

The Montgomery County Planning Department seeks to recognize exceptional work in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design that will inspire greater Design Excellence and represent Montgomery County’s high quality of design to the region, state and nation. Each year, the Department will honor one project that exhibits the highest qualities of Design Excellence that will foster economic, social and environmental sustainability.  The deadline for applications is July 21.  Click here for a link to a more detailed description of the program and instructions for applying.

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Built by Women DC Awards Ceremony and Reception

ULI Washington encourages the real estate industry to celebrate women’s role in development, design and construction at the Built by Women DC awards ceremony and reception at the National Building Museum on Friday, March 18th.  All winners, nominees, nominators, supporters, sponsors, and collaborators are invited to join Built by Women DC (BxW DC), the competition sponsor, at a cocktail party celebrating the often hidden accomplishments of the women behind the design and construction of the DC metro area’s places and spaces. This celebration and exhibit marks the culmination of a crowd-sourced competition. Using specific … Read More

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Attend the Largest Conference and Expo Dedicated to Sustainability

Join ULI Washington in Washington, DC, November 18-20, in our support of the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo as a 2015 Regional Partner. With more than 600 exhibiting companies, over 200 education sessions and the ability to network with more than 20,000 sustainability professionals, you won’t want to miss this year’s Greenbuild! Some of the Greenbuild program includes: Green building tours and summits on Tuesday with a closing plenary presentation by Deepak Chopra Opening Plenary featuring filmmaker and explorer, James Cameron, who will be interviewed by Morning Joe co-host Mika … Read More

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