Category Archives: Regionalism

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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Regional Branding Campaign Kickoff

Over 150 regional leaders gathered at the Hay Adams Hotel on March 30 to hear an update on the progress that has been made to advance the Roadmap for Greater Washington’s Economic Future.  The Roadmap is a research effort that began in 2015 to identify the challenges facing the region and action items to jump start the region’s economic pivot away from federal government dependence into a diverse, sustainable economy.  At the briefing, speakers addressed the progress being made on each of the Roadmap’s action items, including transportation, housing affordability, … Read More

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ULI Washington’s Housing, Regionalism Councils Hold Joint Meeting

ULI Washington’s Housing Initiatives and Regionalism Councils held a joint meeting on December 7 to discuss how issues addressed by both councils can affect the affordability and supply of housing in the region. More than 30 people attended the half-day mini-conference held at ULI headquarters. The morning began with an exercise in which groups explored solutions to different housing challenges faced by individuals and families. It was noted that many lower-cost options, such as single-room occupancy hotels and boarding houses, no longer exist. Property owners can make more money renting … Read More

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