ULI Baltimore: The Case for Green Buildings in Maryland in Support of Baltimore’s Regionalism Efforts


Friday, July 10th, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm EDT


On this webinar, ULI’s Greenprint Center will present examples of sustainable developments across Maryland as a demonstration of the business case for green buildings. Further, it will highlight ways for cities and the real estate community to work together in the shaping and implementation of local climate mitigation policies.



Marta Schantz

Senior Vice President, ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance , Urban Land Institute

Marta Schantz is the Senior Vice President for the Greenprint Center for Building Performance at the Urban Land Institute. She brings deep experience in the real estate sustainability market to lead and collaborate across organizations and stakeholders to achieve program goals and successes. Marta has strengths in project management and market analysis, concentrated in both qualitative and quantitative energy and policy analysis. She has knowledge in sustainability, energy efficiency, and large-scale program management. Prior to her time at ULI, Marta worked at Waypoint Energy providing energy efficiency services to utilities and real estate, and before that worked at Booz Allen Hamilton on their federal energy consulting team. Marta is a LEED Green Associate and a Fitwel Ambassador. She holds a B.S. in Biological Engineering with a minor in Science Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Greg Fitchitt

President, Columbia/ULI Baltimore TOD Product Council Chair, The Howard Hughes Corporation

Mr. Fitchitt has over 20 years of real estate experience including development, planning, entitlements, community and government relations, leasing, and design and construction management. Mr. Fitchitt led the efforts resulting in the Howard County Council’s approval in 2016 of a $90 million TIF for public infrastructure and a comprehensive plan for affordable housing in Downtown Columbia, and most recently secured approval of an additional million square feet of development in Downtown Columbia’s Lakefront district.