ULI Baltimore Bulletin

2018 Partnership Forum RFP Presentations

2018 Partnership Forum RFP Presentations Written By: Ghadeer Mansour As a sleeve of ULI Baltimore, the Young Leaders Partnership Forum offers up-and-coming professionals the opportunity to delve into the many facets of real estate and land development. Members under the age of 35 form a network who work together under the guidance of industry mentors. This year’s mentees culminated their experiences in a capstone project. Six visions were presented to a panel from the Baltimore Development Corporation in a mock Request for Proposal (RFP). The plot of land in discussion … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: The Star Building Recap

Written by: Ghadeer Mansour ULI Baltimore had the privilege of touring the newest offices at McHenry Row, brought to life by developer Mark Sapperstein. Guests listened to Mark’s lessons learned, laughed with him at bumps in the road, and gained motivation by his focus on end-results. He shed light on the development process, with an early decision to break the project into 9 parcels to make it easier to finance. “We’re standing in a building 14 years later… condensed into a 15 minutes story,” said Mark. “It’s a story about … Read More

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NEXT January Recap

On Tuesday, January 22nd, ULI Baltimore hosted its 3rd event for NEXT, a breakfast series of conversational-style moderated discussions with subject matter experts in fields relevant to ULI discussing professional development and leadership insight for mid-career professionals. ULI Baltimore modeled their launch of NEXT last September after the approach taken four years ago by ULI Washington, which created a “flight” of 25 like-minded professionals dedicated to attending meetings every other month for one year.  In year two, the program successfully transitioned to an application-based committee similar to the Partnership Forum … Read More

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019 Recap

Written by: Ghadeer Mansour Velvet red curtains draped the auditorium for the Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019 event. Guests filled the red seats and speakers took the podium to discuss how the built environment is adapting to transformative times. Anita Kramer presented an overview of the PwC and ULI Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019 report. With the top four words describing the 2019 market being plateau, competitive, evolve, and cautious, she began by asking the audience, “How would you characterize the expected profitability of your … Read More

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The Urban Land Institute District Council of Baltimore Names Arrica Ashe as District Council Associate

  BALTIMORE, MD (January 11, 2019) – The Urban Land Institute District Council (ULI) of Baltimore is pleased to announce Arrica Ashe as new District Council Associate. Her role will include managing ULI Baltimore’s digital communications and district newsletter as well as providing special events and meetings support. Prior to joining ULI, Ashe served as a leasing specialist at Greystar, where she managed the sales process, established creative marketing and social media strategies to increase property traffic, organized resident events, and prepared weekly market surveys. She also was a leasing … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: A2 at Anthem House

Written by Ghadeer Mansour Snow flurries fell from the dark starlit sky during the first ULI Content Before Cocktails event of 2019. A2 by Anthem House opened its doors to ULI Baltimore for a glimpse into the newest luxury apartment complex situated where Federal Hill and Locust Point meet. Guests started the guided tour on the ground floor where the street-front retail space is making finishing touches. A2 stands five levels tall and is comprised of 52 total units, 32 of which are studios and the rest being two-bedroom & … Read More

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Be in the Know with ULI

Receive your copy of Emerging Trends in Real Estate® when you join ULI this month. Learn where you should invest; which sectors and markets offer the best prospects; and what are the trends in capital markets that will affect real estate. Join us today using source code TRENDS. Attend local and regional events, meet with potential partners, and discover opportunities to be involved.  

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Advisory Board Meeting Recap: Opportunity Zones

In recognition of the all they do behind the scenes, committee members and sponsors of ULI Baltimore were honored at the 2018 Fall Advisory Board Dinner. Kim Clark, District Council Chair of the Urban Land Institute, began the program by highlighting the collective strength of each committee in unison with every platinum, gold, and silver sponsor. Distinguished speakers presented on Opportunity Zones while guests enjoyed a candle-lit dinner under the glistening chandeliers of Ruth’s Chris at the Pier 5 Hotel. An Opportunity Zone is a low-income area with the potential … Read More

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Member Spotlight: Mehr Pastakia, 2018 Health Leader

We’re excited to announce that ULI Baltimore member Mehr Pastakia was selected to participate in the second cohort of the ULI Health Leaders Network.  Locally, Mehr sits on the ULI Baltimore Regionalism Committee; the committee focuses on promoting best land use practices and development in the region, through collaborating with local governments, elected officials, and non-profits. This program, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, and ULI Trustee Randall Lewis, facilitates creative collaborations between land use sectors and empowers participants with actionable knowledge on development and design … Read More

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