While the DC region's development boom is producing vibrant mixed-use environments, many projects are delivering retail and public spaces prior to having all of the uses in place. Market dynamics are pushing landlords to be more flexible with their space, as the traditional long-term, credit retail lease is no longer guaranteed nor seen as
creating authentic environments. DC is home to a thriving artist and retail start-up community that has flourished in activating these environments, but there can be a disconnect between the traditional lease expectations of landlords and the business uncertainty of makers. This event aims to bridge that gap by fostering relationships between those trying to develop authentic places and those creating and curating our local culture.
Join ULI Washington for an open town hall discussion on pop-up uses, how to implement them from the landlord's and operator's perspective, and how to get involved in this fast-growing segment of the retail sector. The town hall will discuss the ins and outs of operating pop-up events and businesses, from brand activations to parking lot yoga, the stakeholders involved, and the behind the scenes challenges that make pop-up retail unique to execute.
Hosted in No Kings Collective is temporary activation of MRP's Bryant Street development, the event will feature retail brokers, landlords, artists and pop-up event operators as they discuss their experience in the pop-up space and
the value it can create in surrounding mixed-use communities.
Co-Founder, Culture House DC (Blind Whino)Brandon Hill,
Co-Founder, No Kings Collective Robin Mosle,
Founding Partner, Of PlaceStacey Price,
Founder, Shop Made in DC
Additional Speaker TBA
What you will learn:
- How retailers can use pop-ups to test out a new brand or concept.
- How landlords can connect with the maker community and include them in projects.
- The differences between a lease and a licensing agreement.
- Different approaches to activating public space.
- How social media has impacted the ability to bring people together in real life.
- From pop-ups to a long-term lease, what it takes to open permanent space.
| || Member|| Non-Member|
| Private/Public Sector|| $40|| $55|
| Young Leader (<35)|| $30|| $40|
All Prices increase $5 after February 27th 2019
Pre-Registration Deadline – February 27th 2019
2020 Corporate Sponsors
Please forward attendee information to Bria.Burke@uli.org
Call 800-321-5011 (mention meeting code: # 8138-2031)