Urban Land Institute Washington Names Jamie Weinbaum 2019 – 2021 Chair

By July 15, 2019Uncategorized

MidCity Executive Vice President to Lead ULI Washington Strategic Growth, Promote Member Value, and Support Greater Community Impact

Bethesda, MD, July 15, 2019 – MidCity, a Maryland-based, family-owned, values-driven real estate firm, is proud to announce that the firm’s Executive Vice President Jamie Weinbaum has been named Urban Land Institute (ULI) Washington’s 2019 – 2021 Chair. ULI Washington is among the most respected real estate professional organizations in the Greater Washington region. In his role, which became effective July 1, 2019, Weinbaum will focus on fulfilling the vision of ULI Washington’s Strategic Plan, engaging a growing and diverse membership, and impacting regional land use.

Weinbaum’s top objective is to increase member participation in ULI Washington’s Initiative Councils, which bring members together to advance best practices around regional competitiveness, housing, transit oriented development, sustainability, and placemaking. Weinbaum will also prioritize diversity and inclusion in ULI, as well as in the regional real estate development industry.

“I am honored to support this important organization as the incoming Chair of the Urban Land Institute Washington,” says Weinbaum. “ULI Washington has provided me with opportunities to connect and learn from a host of accomplished real estate industry experts. I am eager to deepen connections among members, expand our youth and leadership initiatives, and broaden our impact in addressing pressing land use issues.”

Jamie Weinbaum oversees development at MidCity, a real estate development company with a large multifamily portfolio in the Mid-Atlantic region, and a concentration of active development projects in Washington, DC. He is currently leading the redevelopment of RIA, a 20-acre, mixed-income, mixed-use redevelopment in Washington, D.C.’s Rhode Island Avenue Northeast Corridor. Prior to his time at MidCity, Weinbaum served as the Chief Operations Officer of Ditto Residential, and as a developer at The JBG Companies (now JBG SMITH), where he oversaw mixed-use residential and retail developments. He also previously served as the Director of the DC Office of Zoning, and worked on behalf of the DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.

About MidCity

MidCity is a Bethesda, Maryland-based, family-owned, values-driven real estate company that is grounded in more than fifty years of development and management of multifamily housing. Our company was founded in 1965 by Eugene F. Ford, Sr., a national affordable housing leader who was committed to addressing housing insecurity and poverty.

That legacy endures today through MidCity’s core focus on developing and managing state-of-the-art mixed-income, mixed-use communities, featuring the highest caliber design and amenities, and robust social impact investments that serve our residents and surrounding communities.

About Urban Land Institute

ULI is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. Through its members’ dedication to the mission and their shared expertise, the Institute has been able to set standards of excellence in development practice. The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.