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DLD | Foundations Lunch Series

DCBIA Leaders in Development
Foundations Lunch Series

The Foundations Series will provide developing leaders with introductory (101-level) information about specialized functional areas critical to real estate. Dynamic, experienced and knowledgeable industry experts will provide foundational education with real-world project examples through lunch seminars. The monthly seminars will walk through a “curriculum” once every two years based on feedback from the DLD membership about subjects of interest. Through these seminars, participants could learn to answer the following types of questions:

How do we ensure that buildings don’t fall down, and what impacts does structural engineering have on design and cost? What are the major terms in a commercial lease, and what’s important to landlords and tenants? What are the key components of zoning and land use law which dictate what one can build on a given property? What is a term sheet, letter of intent, purchase and sale agreement, and how are acquisition transactions negotiated?

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$50 Annual Membership is available for professionals that work for DCBIA Member Companies.

 

2014 Foundations Luncheons

October | Foundations Lunch
Revolution of the Workplace Envrionment
Jim WIlliamson - IILD, LEED AP, Principal | Gensler
Theresa Shiels - Principal | Gensler

September | Foundations Lunch
TOPA: The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act
Jeffrey H. Gelman | Saul Ewing LLP

August | Foundations Lunch
Land Use and Zoning in the District of Columbia
Allison Prince | Goulston & Storrs

June | Foundations Lunch
Positioning Yourself for Success:
Authentic Strategies for Standing Out in the Crowd

Dana Theus | InPower Consulting

May | Foundations Lunch
Green Building Design from an Owner & End User Perspective
Matt Hopkins, AIA AICP LEED BD+C
Director of Architecture & Sustainability | streetsense

April | Foundations Lunch
Affordable Housing: The Basics
Pam Askew, Senior Vice President | WC Smith

March | Foundations Lunch
DC Politics and Real Estate
David Goldblatt, Principal | Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP

January | Foundations Lunch
Planning, Implementation and the Future of LEED
Myrrh Caplan, LEED AP | Skanska
Evan Tyroler, LEED AP O+M | Cassidy Turley
Amy Boyce | Cassidy Turley

2013 Foundations Luncheons

October | Foundations Lunch
Real Estate's New Investment Frontier- Crowdfunding
Ben Miller | Fundrise

September | Foundations Lunch
Retail Trends – Perspective from Owner/Developer/Broker
Henry Fonvielle | The Rappaport Companies

July | Foundations Lunch
Negotiation - How to Get What You Want
Jessica Miller | Cushman & Wakefield

June | Foundations Lunch
Behind the Big Projects - What You Need to Know

Matthew Bell, FAIA | EE&K Architects, a Perkins Eastman company

April | Foundations Lunch
Landlord and Tenant Broker Representation:
The Decision Making Process & Market Update

Doug Mueller | Jones Lang LaSalle
Josh Hartman | Avison Young

March | Foundations Lunch
Entrepreneurship in Real Estate – How We Did It
Kevin Riegler | CAS Riegler
Joe Reger | The JCR Companies

February | Foundations Lunch
Construction Financing, Building in Today's Environment
Katherine Reid | Wells Fargo
Senior Vice President

January | Foundations Lunch
Historic Preservation - At the Core of Washington, D.C.
Graham Davidson | Hartman-Cox Architects
David Maloney | DC Historic Preservation Office

2012 Foundations Luncheons

December | Foundations Lunch
Development Project Management
Pete Otteni | Boston Properties
Vice President of Development

October | Foundations Lunch
Intro to Asset Management
Greg Meyer | Brookfield Properties
Senior Vice President

September | Foundations Lunch
Financing with FHA Mortgage Insurance - The Misunderstood Financing Option
Dee McClure | CWCapital
Senior Vice President

August | Foundations Lunch
Lunch with the President
Ernie Jarvis | First Potomac Realty Trust
Senior Vice President, DCBIA President

July | Foundations Lunch
An Introduction to Base Building Construction
Dave Coleman | Skanska USA Building
Senior Project Manager

June | Foundations Lunch
The Essential Components of Civil Engineering
Dan Duke | Bohler Engineering
Partner

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April | Foundations Lunch
Joshua Slan  |  Commerical Counsel
Brian Lobuts  |  VP & Associate Regional Director
First American Title Insurance Company

March | Foundations Lunch
Interior Design, Your Next Competitive Advantage
Steve Polo  |  Partner, OPX

February | Foundations Lunch
Structural Engineering 101
Mark Tamaro | Thornton Tomasetti
Principal, Office Manager - Washington, D.C

January | Foundations Lunch
Real Estate Fundraising 101
Brian D. Berry | Tishman Speyer
Managing Director, Regional Director - Washington, D.C.

Todd S. Rich | Tishman Speyer
Managing Director, Acquisitions

2011 Foundations Luncheons

January | Foundations Lunch
Zoning and Land Use Law in DC
Phil Feola, Gouston & Storrs

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February | Foundations Lunch
Residential Architecture 101
Phil Esocoff, Esocoff and Associates - Building Residential Architecture with Style

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March | Foundations Lunch
Real Estate Fundraising 101
Greg Tomasso, Vice President, Leasing, Akridge
Introduction to Office Space Leasing

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April | Foundations Lunch
Everything You’ve Wanted to Know about LEED but were Afraid to Ask
Iris Amdur, LEED AP, Assoc. AIA, Principal, GreenShape, LLC

May | Foundations Lunch
Preconstruction Estimation
Matt O'Malley, Preconstruction Executive, Clark Construction

June | Foundations Lunch
Today's Networking: How to Navigate from Elevator Pitches to Social Media Estimation
Presented by: Marilynn Deane Mendell, President, WinSpin CIC, Inc.

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July | Foundations Lunch
Adapting the Historic - Integrating the Modern
Presented by: Paul Millstein of Douglas Development & Rebecca Miller of DC Preservation League

August | Foundations Lunch
Financing – The Money Behind the Projects
Presented by: Howard Riker of Hines

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September | Foundations Lunch
Government Leasing 101
Presented by: Kim Pagotto | Partner, DLA Piper