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ULI Washington Announces Inaugural Real Estate Trends Conference Award Program Finalists


ULI Washington recently announced the finalists for its first annual Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program, a newly added conference component that highlights innovative development under way in the Metropolitan Washington Region.

The six distinctive award categories recognize innovative projects, policies, and initiatives that contribute to the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, exemplify creative problem solving, and celebrate visionary thinking. Finalists in each category are as follows:

Excellence in Housing Development

  • Arlington Mill Community | Senior Center and Residences; Arlington, VA
  • Avalon First and M Apartment Residences; Washington, DC
  • Bailey Park Apartments; Washington, DC
  • Fenwick, Silver Spring; MD

Excellence in Office Development

  • 1200 Seventeenth; Washington, DC
  • 1700 New York Avenue; Washington, DC
  • NPR; Washington, DC
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Headquarters; Rockville, MD
  • Sidney Yates Building Renovation | U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service Consolidation; Washington, DC

Excellence in Mixed-Use Development

  • CityCenterDC; Washington, DC
  • Mosaic District; Fairfax, VA

Excellence in Institutional Development

  • CSIS | Center for Strategic & International Studies; Washington, DC
  • Francis Gregory, Bellevue, and Woodridge Neighborhood Libraries; Washington, DC
  • Easter Seals Child Development Center of Northern Virginia; Falls Church, VA
  • Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies; Washington, DC

Impact Award

  • DOH / DCPCA Capital Health Project; Washington, DC
  • Capper Carrollsburg Dwellings; Washington, DC
  • Cultural Development Corporation of the District of Columbia (CulturalDC); Washington, DC
  • Monroe Street Market; Washington, DC
  • The Yards; Washington, DC

Legacy Award

  • Market Square; Washington, DC
  • Reston Town Center’s Urban Core; Reston, VA

The winners of each category will be announced at an awards ceremony at the 2015 Real Estate Trends Conference on April 28, 2015. For more information on the awards program, including a full description of each award category and a description of the criteria used to determine the awards, please visit: http://washington.uli.org/events/real-estate-trends-conference/awards/.

Regarding the Trends Awards Bryce A. Turner, Jury Foreman for the Trends Conference Awards remarked:

The Jury for the ULI Washington Trends Awards is ecstatic about the quality and quantity of the submissions made in this inaugural year; which represent creative and collaborative development trends occurring in the DC region and the country. Creating a shortlist in each category required painstaking review and heartfelt deliberation.”

The Real Estate Trends Conference, ULI Washington’s signature event for the past 17 years, features local and national speakers and provides a crash course on where the real estate industry is now and where it is headed. The theme for the 2015 conference is “Common Ground: Building Partners, Projects and Potential.”

You can learn more about the 2015 ULI Washington Real Estate Trends Conference at: http://washington.uli.org/events/real-estate-trends-conference. To obtain media credentials please contact ULIPress@millennialdc.com OR 202-417-8605.

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