Liz Dunn is the owner of Dunn & Hobbes LLC, a Seattle-based real estate development and property management company. Her focus is on repurposing older buildings and constructing new “skinny infill” mixed use projects. These include the 1310 east union lofts, the Piston & Ring Building, Agnes Lofts, Melrose … [Read more...] about Real Estate Artist.
Franchell Abdalla is the principal of BE GOOD DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS, a real estate development firm specializing in the acquisition, financial structuring, community engagement and execution of real estate projects. BE GOOD's development consulting services enable their clients to achieve their full development goals. For municipal governments and public housing … [Read more...] about Be Good Development.
Charles Marohn, known as “Chuck” to friends and colleagues, is the founder and president of Strong Towns. He is a land use planner and civil engineer with decades of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Minnesota. Marohn is the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to … [Read more...] about Strong Towns
Samuel Alemayehu is an experienced global serial entrepreneur and active angel investor. His work in thepast two decades has been guided with an obsession to empower the individual and sustain the village.His current focus is running Frontier Resilient Capital (FRC) to incubate or invest in companies who aredeveloping or commercializing breakthrough technologies that empower … [Read more...] about Waste to Energy.
Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he presided over the Mayors' Institute on City Design and created the Governors' Institute on Community Design. Prior to his federal appointment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of … [Read more...] about It’s all about walking.