Monthly Archives: September 2018

Partnership Forum Mentor Panel

For the second year, a Mentor Panel event was held as a recap to the first few months of Partnership Forum.  The event was held on September 16th at Brightview Senior Living offices downtown.  It served as a great opportunity for all Partnership Forum participants to not only hear what the other Groups events were throughout the summer but also allow all mentees and mentors across all groups to engage with each other.  Mentees were able to ask questions of the mentors and also state their key takeaways from the program … Read More

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WLI Dinner Series Recap

Written by Ghadeer Mansour – ULI Members filled Blue Hill Tavern overlooking the city for the 4th Women’s Leadership Initiative Dinner Speaker Series hosted by ULI Baltimore. Cathie Bryant, Janet Meyer, and Marjorie Rodgers Cheshire are three women in the professions of architecture and real estate development. They reflected on their journeys thus far in a panel discussion moderated by Ann Tyler of BCT Architects. The women shared their definitions of success and their means of navigating career transitions. They drew on their experiences ranging from corporate leadership to entrepreneurship … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: 414 Light Street

Written by Ghadeer Mansour – September 20, 2018 – During a late summer sunset, members of ULI Baltimore gathered at the outdoor terrace of 414 Light Street. As the newest addition to the Baltimore skyline, 414 Light Street is the city’s first luxury mixed-use development consisting of apartments, garage spaces, and retail units. At the podium were Stephen Gorn and his son Zachary Gorn, developers of family-owned Questar Properties. They began the evening by acknowledging those who brought the project to life: the lenders, architects, civil engineering team, designers, legal team, contractor, jurisdictional agencies in planning, licensing, transportation, … Read More

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Application Deadline Extended! 2018 Etkin Johnson Student Scholar Program

The application period for the 2018 Etkin Johnson Student Scholarship program is now open!  Interested candidates must submit applications by October 5th, 2018 to Danielle.Dunlap@uli.org.  Learn more and find the application HERE. About the Program The Urban Land Institute Foundation (ULIF) received a generous contribution from ULIF Governor Bruce Etkin to support undergraduate and graduate students in real estate-related programs at four District Councils. ULI Baltimore used the grant funding in 2017 to develop its first Student Scholarship program that provides a unique professional development opportunity for local university students and … Read More

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