Monthly Archives: April 2018

Young Leaders Host Pigtown Revitalization Tour & Happy Hour

On April 26th, ULI Baltimore Young Leaders met at Suspended Brewery to try one-of-a-kind brews and learn about nearby revitalization efforts.  A short distance from Camden Yards, Pigtown is seeing new small businesses come to the community including the Suspended Brewery. After brief networking, attendees began a walking tour led by Ben Hyman, Executive Director of Pigtown Main Street, who explained the challenges and new opportunities encountered during the revitalization process.  The next speaker of the evening was Terry Manning of Paul’s Place.  The nonprofit serves the Southwest Baltimore community by … Read More

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New to ULI? Learn How to Get Involved

ULI is the only organization in Baltimore where you expand your local contacts, fuel your passion for your profession, and feed your soul through community service. You must be a ULI member to join a committee. Interested in learning more about these committees? Contact: ULI Baltimore District Council Coordinator, Lisa Norris. ULI Baltimore Office: 410.844.0410 Cell: 443.824.4246 Email: Lisa.Norris@uli.org How to Get Involved Communications Committee: The committee builds awareness of ULI Baltimore’s mission and promotes its programs and events to the membership and the community through its website, electronic newsletter, press … Read More

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Retrofitting Suburbia for 21st Century Challenges

On April 16th, ULI Baltimore’s Young Leaders Group hosted a signature speaker event for all ULI members featuring Ellen Dunham-Jones. Ellen led an engaging presentation highlighting current trends affecting the viability of suburban shopping centers and the quality of life challenges sprawl has presented over time. She discussed different strategies communities can use: re-inhabitation of existing structures through adaptive reuse for community uses, redevelopment of sites through the replacement of old structures or building on parking lots and regreening through the revitalization of natural systems on previously developed land. Ellen … Read More

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PROGRAM PRESENTATION: The Transportation Revolution with Ed McMahon

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Explore the interconnections of biking, walking, car sharing, other transportation innovations, and real estate development. Across the globe, developers are seizing a competitive advantage by leveraging the growing interest in bicycling, walking, car sharing and other non-traditional forms of transportation. Speaker: Ed McMahon, Senior Resident Fellow, Charles E. Fraser Chair of Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy More information and Ed’s Bio – Click Here

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Young Leaders Mentor Roundtable

On March 7, a group of 39 Young Leader Mentees and 10 industry-experienced Mentors gathered for the annual Mentor Roundtable at The Engineer’s Club in Mt. Vernon. This event serves as the prelude to the full ULI Baltimore Partnership Forum program. Five tables of 7-8 Mentees rotated every 15 minutes for engaging conversations with two Mentors per table, all sharing varying expertise within the Real Estate field. Mentors included: Ann Tyler (BCT Architects), Chris Bell (Hekemian & Co.), Lehr Jackson (Lehr Jackson Associates), Scott Rykiel (Mahan Rykiel Associates), Eric Brown … Read More

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