Monthly Archives: November 2017

Young Leaders Giving Back w/ Parks Height Renaissance

On Saturday, November 18th, the ULI Baltimore Young Leaders gathered at the Towanda Community Center in Park Heights to decorate the center for the holidays. Towanda is operated by Park Heights Renaissance (PHR), who welcomed ULI’s assistance for the holidays. The Saturday event was the first of a two-part effort to prepare the community center for PHR’s Holiday Bazaar in December, during which residents of the community will come to the center and are provided gifts, dinner, and music. The Young Leaders’ decorations will add to the festivities and holiday … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: Marriott Residence Inn

ULI Baltimore’s Content Before Cocktails (CBC) took place on November 16th at the Marriott Residence Inn at 800 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore. Speakers included Cheryl Washington, COO, East Baltimore Development Inc.; Mark Bennett, Sr., Vice President of Land Development and Construction, Greenebaum Enterprises; and Wendell Bush, General Manager, Pyramid Hotel Group. The opening of this brand new hotel – The Marriott Residence Inn by Johns Hopkins – is the latest milestone of the East Baltimore Redevelopment Project, managed by East Baltimore Development Inc. (EBDI). This 16-story, 194 room extended stay … Read More

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Program Presentation: Columbia’s 50th

Celebrate Columbia’s 50th Anniversary by examining the development patterns and trends over the first 50 years and looking at the future development on several key parcels including Columbia Gateway, Downtown Columbia, Long Reach Village and Howard Community College. Introduction: Josh Olsen (Monument Realty), author of a biography of James Rouse, Better Places, Better Lives, will give a 15-20 minute overview of the history of Columbia and James Rouse’s vision First Panel: Columbia’s History Moderator: Josh Olsen, Executive President, Monument Realty, author of Better Places, Better Lives a biography of James Rouse … Read More

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Partnership Forum Mentees Present RFP to BDC Panel

November 7th, 2017- As the capstone event of the 2017 Partnership Forum program, the Mock RFP paired 8 groups of 5 mentees each for a site visit and working sessions over the course of two to three weeks for collaboration on their presentations. The selected project site was the historic Mayfair Theatre and an adjacent parcel in the “Bromo Arts District”, with Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) serving as the client. The groups presented on November 7 at the Sky Lounge of 750 East Pratt Street.  Both BDC and the Mentors were … Read More

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