ULI Baltimore Bulletin

Press Release: The Young Leaders of the Urban Land Institute District Council of Baltimore Give Back to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lisa Harlow lisa@clappcommunications.com 443-992-8642 The Young Leaders of the Urban Land Institute District Council of Baltimore Give Back to the Community   Non-Profit Holds Toy Drive and Volunteer Day for Park Heights Neighborhood BALTIMORE, MD (December 15, 2017) – The Young Leaders of the Urban Land Institute District Council (ULI) of Baltimore have made several contributions toward helping the community this holiday season. The non-profit committee delivered toys on December 13th to the Park Heights neighborhood after holding a toy drive at their holiday party and … Read More

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Annual Holiday Party 2017

The ULI Baltimore 2017 Annual Holiday Party was organized by our Young Leaders Group.  The party was held in raw space at Stadium Square, courtesy of Caves Valley Partners. We kicked off the evening with the Partnership Forum graduation where participants received program certificates and celebrated the completion of the six-month program with the mentors and coordinators. During the event, Young Leaders hosted numerous activities including cornhole, wine bottle ring toss, and a Pixelated photobooth.  Guests were treated to a great food selection provided by Atlantic Caterers, relaxed in the cozy Price … Read More

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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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Neighborhood Design Center Seeks Nominations to its Board of Directors

The Neighborhood Design Center (NDC) is seeking nominations to its Board of Directors.  Founded in 1968, the Neighborhood Design Center is a nonprofit organization that facilitates the development of healthy, equitable neighborhoods through community-engaged design and planning services. By providing the tools, expertise, and partnerships necessary to realize neighborhood visions, they support broad participation in the evolution of the built environment. NDC provides access to pro bono design services in underserved communities in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County, MD. In collaboration with neighborhood groups, local government agencies, and fellow nonprofits, … Read More

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Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Struever’s Acceptance Speech

An Apology, 3 Blessings, and a Challenge An Apology— In 2008, the world fell down around our heads with 15 million in our active development pipeline. Our attempt at a global restructure failed and after a frenetic 4 days preparing for a bankruptcy filing, I couldn’t face abandoning ship. In 2009, a bankruptcy would be a total wipeout for all. We joined with partners, lenders, vendors, and communities that believed in us, to get projects completed as best we could, working through our travails and learning humility at a massive … Read More

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WaveMaker Awards 2017 Recap

As an international nonprofit research and education organization, ULI recognizes outstanding “wavemaking” real estate developments, related programs, and visionaries in worldwide urban development. On Thursday, October 5th, a record 400+ industry professionals gathered at the Monument City Brewing Company Building in East Baltimore to celebrate ULI Baltimore’s Ninth Annual Wavemaker Awards, a distinguished event where exceptional local development projects are honored. In June, ULI Baltimore issued a “Call for Entry” and received 35 outstanding nominations, which featured a diversity of developments in the local region including adaptive reuse, renovation, and … Read More

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Event Photos: 9th Annual WaveMaker Awards

Thank you for attending the 9th Annual WaveMaker Awards of 2017 at the Monument City Brewing Company Building!  This year, we had more than 450 attendees! To view photos from the event, click HERE.    

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