What: A conference on “walkable” urban places and real estate co-sponsored by GWSB’s Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis and the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit organization that researches emerging trends and issues on land use, will bring together academics and practitioners to explore “walkable” urban places and their role in economic development in the Washington, D.C., region.
When: 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Sept. 11
Where: GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
Christopher B. Leinberger, Charles Bendit Distinguished Scholar and research professor of urban real estate, will present new research on “Ranking and Economic and Social Equity Performance of Metro DC’s Walkable Urban Places.” The study establishes metrics to gauge walkable urban places’ performance that could guide investment decisions and public policy development.