Monthly Archives: September 2017

Content Before Cocktails: Highland Haus Recap

ULI Baltimore’s Content Before Cocktails took place on September 28th at Highland Haus. This 80,000 square foot new building has been developed by Garver Development with Taylor Properties. The project involved razing the former Haussner’s restaurant, a longstanding Baltimore institution that had closed and remained vacant for 17 years. The new structure includes a two-story podium including structured parking, 800 square feet of retail on Eastern Avenue and the apartment lobby. On top of this is 5 stories of stick built apartments. The 65 units include (12) studios, (47) 1-bedrooms, … Read More

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The New Experience: The Transformation of Retail Settings into Unique Places

On Thursday, September 14th, industry experts gathered to discuss the state of retail, the industry’s response, and what defines the new ‘third place’ in this evolving landscape. This ULI/ABC/AIA program was held at Tabrizi’s Restaurant and drew more than 80 guests. Maureen McAvey, Senior Resident Fellow, ULI Washington, moderated the discussion and introduced the program by defining this third place as safe, accessible, casual, social, walkable and pedestrian/bike /car friendly. Jim Agliata, Vice President of Development, Westfield, one of the world’s largest owners of retail centers, stated that Westfield is … Read More

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Program Presentation: Creating Successful Gathering Places in Today’s Evolving Landscape

Presentation slides used during Joint Program with ABC Baltimore & AIA Baltimore Keynote Speaker & Moderator: Maureen McAvey, Senior Resident Fellow, ULI Washington Panelists: Jim Agliata, Vice President of Development, Westfield, LLC Nick Egelanian, President, Siteworks Retail Grant Ehat, Managing Partner, Willard Retail Bryce Turner, President & CEO, BCT Architects & Chairman, DDG  

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3rd WLI Dinner Series: Mentors, Relationships, and Hard Work

Written by Megan Ryan, Barton Malow Company- On Wednesday, September 13th, the Women’s Leadership Initiative gathered at Blue Hill Tavern to participate in a panel discussion with three women business owners, Chickie Grayson, Enterprise Homes, Joan Floura, Floura Teeter Landscape Architects and Denise Sullivan, Urban Green Environmental. With the discussion moderated by Alice Storm Jones, also of Floura Teeter, the panelists discussed how they came to own a business, common misconceptions about their chosen profession, their love for the Baltimore community and advice they would give other business owners. Each panelist … Read More

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New Student Scholarship Program

The new Etkin Johnson Student Scholarship Program offers 10 local students a one-year ULI Student membership.  Scholars selected will gain access to Etkin Johnson Student Scholar-only events, free admission to District Council programming, committee meeting participation, volunteer events, and networking opportunities.  The program will run from mid-September 2017-May 2018. Benefits & Resources: 570-member ULI Baltimore community of developers, architects, bankers, brokers, construction managers, planners, public officials and many more disciplines Registration to the upcoming ULI Baltimore WaveMaker Awards ULI Baltimore’s 120+ Young Leaders Group network Insider tours of innovative new … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: Anthem House

On Thursday, June 1st, ULI Baltimore hosted a “Content Before Cocktails” event at the new Anthem House in the heart Locust Point. Anthem House was developed in collaboration with War Horse LLC, Bozzuto Development Group, and Solstice Partners LLC, Standing nine stories tall and positioned toward the water. Anthem House bids many of its 292-apartment unit’s picturesque views of the city’s renowned harbor. The high-rise community also includes 20,000 square feet of vibrant retail and 449 parking spaces. Designed to foster wellness and cultivate community, the building offers various amenities, … Read More

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