Maryland’s Real Estate Development Program kicked off the Fall 2019 Capstone competition on Friday night, December 13th, with five dual degree students (MRED/M.ARCH) presenting their projects to a panel of industry experts. Casey Huntington took top prize with her project, 1600 Nexus, a mixed-use, mixed-income development in the Point Breeze neighborhood of South Philadelphia that judges cited as beautiful and equitable development for a low-income community facing gentrification.
Join us on September 24 for the MRED alumni, student and friends happy hour at The Lobby Bar at The Hotel in College Park. Join us for complimentary appetizers, a cash bar and stay for the networking and fun! Please RSVP to Carrie Chard at firstname.lastname@example.org (for planning purposes). Open to all MRED alumni, students, faculty and friends.
The Colvin Institute's Fall Lecture Series, The Future of Retail, will take place on October 9th. SiteWorks' President, Nick Egelanian, will present publicly available data points to argue that Amazon is not killing retail, and it is also not anywhere close to becoming a dominant player in the grocery industry.
On June 20th, MRED alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends came together at the Hawthorne Rooftop & Tavern in Washington DC for happy hour and networking. A great time was had by all. Thank you to everyone who came out. Hope to see you in September in College Park!
On June 11, 2019, staff, faculty, students and alumni attended HAND's Annual Meeting & Housing Expo. Themed "Holding Ourselves Accountable: Bold Housing Solutions for Every Sector & Every Jurisdiction", this year’s conference was a powerful experience for all in attendance.
On June 4th, a group of industry experts, students, alumni and friends were hosted for lunch at the Villages of Savannah in Brandywine, MD. In addition to a delicious lunch, attendees listened to a presentation by Stephen Paul ‘77, Executive Vice President, at Mid-Atlantic Builders. The program highlighted the new community and its approach to multi-generational housing.
The Colvin Case Study Challenge is a national intercollegiate real estate case study competition for full or part-time students enrolled in a college or university real estate program (undergraduate or graduate) or a university sanctioned real estate club/organization. The Challenge is to document a recent innovative real estate project within the team’s metropolitan region.