Category Archives: Young Leaders Group

Young Leader Waterfront Development Tour Recap

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Written by Megan Ryan, Frederick Ward Associates- ULI Baltimore’s Young Leaders Group hosted a boat tour highlighting the new developments along Baltimore’s waterfront dramatically changing the city’s landscape while maintaining its character. The attendees boarded a water taxi in Canton Waterfront Park on Thursday, July, 27th to listen to representatives from Beatty Development, Questar, Sagamore Development, and Corporate Office Properties Trust present their projects. Charlie Bond, Development Manager at Beatty Development, explained the environmental challenges associated with development Harbor Point, a 28-acre brownfield site now consisting of the Exelon Building, … Read More

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Young Leaders Happy Hour at Diamondback Brewing Co.

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December 13th, 2016– The ULI Baltimore Young Leaders got together for the last event of the year for a happy hour at the newly opened Diamondback Brewery & Tasting Room. The Diamondback founders gave a series of tours describing the history of the warehouse, an overview of the construction and design, and a tour of the brewing facility. The founders gave an overview of their process growing from a start-up brewery to a successful business with their own location and equipment.   When not touring the brewery, Young Leaders networked and … Read More

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YLG East Baltimore Bike Tour

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October 8th, 2016- The ULI Baltimore Young Leaders Committee held their 2nd bike tour this year on Saturday October 8 in and around the East Baltimore neighborhoods of Baltimore City.  The bike tour included 5 stops visiting development sites in various phases of construction.  The locations and groups involved were: Stop 1: Highland Haus (Formerly Haussner’s Restaurant) Garver Development Group – Peter Garver – Speaker Alexander Design Studio – Eric Lewis – Speaker Stop 2: 101 Ellwood Apartments (Formerly Highlandtown Middle School) Focus Development Property Manager – Nicole – Speaker … Read More

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BIM Roundtable & Breakfast Recap

September 14th, 2016– The ULI Baltimore Young Leaders Group hosted the sold out BIM Roundtable & Breakfast event at the Baltimore Development Corporation.  Though it was an early morning, we packed the conference room for a captivating discussion led by Bob Aydukovic, President of the Maryland Center for Construction Education & Innovation. The event began with breakfast provided by Honey Biscuits and concluded with inquisitive questions from the roundtable participants. Panelists included: Architectural – Sean Kefferstan, BCT Architects Structural- Jake Lantz, Henry Adams, LLC Structural – Ryan Sarazen, Structura Construction … Read More

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Young Leaders Group Pirate Cruise & Networking

August 31st, 2016-  The ULI Baltimore Young Leaders teamed up with Heavy Seas Beer for a pirate cruise on the Baltimore Harbor.  During the cruise, Young Leaders participated in pirate-themed activities and enjoyed all-you-can drink Heavy Seas Beer. After the cruise, we ventured to The Point in Fells for pirate grub and continued networking.  Not only did they gain new industry contacts, the Young Leaders strengthened connections with existing members in a unique networking atmosphere.  See photos of the event here: YLG Pirate Cruise Photos About the Brewery: Heavy Seas is about … Read More

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Young Leaders Group Bike Tour: Park Heights

June 11, 2016- A group of 30 ULI members along with their friends and family met at Sinai Hospital on June 11th for ULI Baltimore’s second bike tour. We had a gorgeous day for our 9 mile tour of the Park Heights area. Riding through the neighborhood we saw parks, community gardens, recently renovated buildings, and lots of opportunity to invest and build more projects in this neighborhood. Along the route we had six stops at various project sites that were accompanied by speakers from the city department of housing,private developers, and community leader’s. It was a … Read More

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ULI Baltimore Summer Newsletter 2016

Summer 2016 Newsletter Black-Eyed Susan Day – 5/20/2016 ULI Baltimore congregated at Pimlico Race Course to celebrate the second annual party at the Black-Eyed Susan Day. The weather was beautiful and members got together for plenty of food, drinks, networking and, of course, horse races. The turf-side terrace tent was the perfect oasis to place bets right next to the action, catch up with old friends and make new business connections. Some members won  and others lost, but Go Maggie Go shocked and pleased all by pulling ahead of Kinsley … Read More

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2016 Partnership Forum Kickoff

May 16, 2016- Following up on the successful Mentor Roundtable at the end of March, a collection of 40 Young Leaders with various backgrounds in real estate and development, and 6 local industry-leading mentors gathered for an engaging Partnership Forum Kickoff event at the office of BCT Architects on May 16. After some networking, the YLs were divided into 3 smaller Groups for preliminary introductions, discussions, and planning for their upcoming events within the program. Mentors include Nan Rohrer, Sherman Ragland, Steve Jennings, Kristin Mitchell, Kelly Cantley, and Shaffin Jetha. Stay tuned for follow-up on … Read More

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ULI Baltimore’s 2nd Annual Black-Eyed Susan Day

May 20th, 2016- On May 20th, ULI Baltimore congregated at Pimlico Race Course to celebrate the second annual party at the Black-Eyed Susan Day. The weather was beautiful and members got together for plenty of food, drinks, networking and, of course, horse races. The turfside terrace tent was the perfect oasis to place bets right next to the action, catch up with old friends and make new business connections. Some members won some and others lost some, but Go Maggie Go shocked and pleased all by pulling ahead of Kinsley Kisses to take the Black … Read More

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