Trained as an architect, and with a background in planning and government, Pooja Agrawal understands the need for talented architects and planning practitioners in local government, where talent is thin. She co-founded Public Practice to fill that void. Based in London, Public Practice trains and places architects and planners in local government positions with the aim … [Read more...] about Public Practice.
Adrian Washington says that until he was past 30, he had never even heard the term ‘real estate developer.’ Today he is known for over two decades of experience in urban real estate development, construction and management and the startup of several companies, the most notable being Neighborhood Development Company, founded in 1999 in his hometown of Washington, D.C. 100% … [Read more...] about Building efficiency.
Jill Ferrari is all about creating impact where it is needed. An attorney with twenty-five years of real estate development and operations experience, she is also the co-founder (with Shannon Morgan) of Renovare Development, a woman-owned, social impact, real estate development company focused on transformational projects in Michigan. To say Jill knows this space would be an … [Read more...] about Women-owned. Michigan-made.
As a university student, Tracy Gabriel blended city planning with international affairs. As a Fulbright Scholar she studied in Damascus. She built a career in planning and development in New York and Washington D.C. that led her, in 2018, to the leadership role for the National Landing BID in Arlington, Virginia, being billed as the state’s ”largest walkable neighborhood” … [Read more...] about Repairing the urban environment.
Scottie Smith II, is CEO of Scottie Smith & Associates (SSA), and a licensed broker, developer, author and entrepreneur based in Dallas, Texas. He is a veteran in the real estate industry, with 15 years of experience, and has helped thousands of people nationwide through his sales and real estate development activities. Scottie has been featured on Black Enterprise, … [Read more...] about Scottie loves real estate.