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Recap: Housing Initiative Council Fall 2017 Kick-off

              ULI Washington Housing Initiative Council Meeting Summary (September 20, 2017) Welcome ULI Washington’s Housing Initiative Council kicked off its new season on Wednesday, September 20th with a welcome from incoming ULI Washington District Council Chair Yolanda Cole. Yolanda shared three impact themes from ULI Washington’s strategic plan: Housing affordability; Economic competitiveness; and Disruptive technologies. Ms. Cole is seeking way to connect other product councils and encouraged the group to focus on impacting the theme of housing affordability in our region.  She challenged us … Read More

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Urban Land Institute helps Vienna take fresh look at potential of W&OD

The Town of Vienna may have unrealized, unique land-use and economic development opportunities related to the W&OD trail, the 45-mile linear, regional park that cuts through the heart of Vienna’s commercial area and connects to its Town Green. That was the conclusion of an eight-member panel of Washington-area real estate and land use professionals with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) who spent two days in September biking the W&OD trail in the rain, meeting with stakeholders, considering challenges and opportunities, and formulating recommendations to enhance the symbiotic relationship between the … Read More

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Recap: Leadership Institute Kick-off and Day 1, 17-18

ULI Washington kicked-off the 2017-2018 Regional Land Use Institute on September 11, 2017 with the Leadership Institutes’ opening dinner in downtown DC. Prior to sharpening their skills in the classroom, participants were able to sharpen their skills in kitchen. The opening dinner took place at CulinAerie in downtown DC where participants watched live as a professional chef demonstrated the cooking instruction and preparation of the three-course meal they were about to make. After the chef’s demonstration, participants were able to prepare and enjoy their tasty creations! After the opening dinner, … Read More

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