Author: Adrienne Schmitz

Articles by Adrienne Schmitz

  • In Print: Leading for the Long Term
    Published on February 13, 2015 in Market Trends
    In any industry—especially one as cyclical as real estate—the test of a leader comes not when things are going well, but over the long haul, as the leader perseveres through the inevitable downturns.
  • ULI Case Study: A Master-Planned Community with a Working Farm
    Published on February 14, 2014 in Development
    Willowsford is a master-planned community in suburban Washington, D.C., with a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, including a working farm that grows more than 200 varieties of produce for residents.
  • Homebuilders View the Future
    Published on November 10, 2011 in Fall Meeting
    At ULI’s 2011 Fall Meeting, a panel of homebuilder executives shared their insights on the challenges and rewards of working in today’s economic climate. Eschewing the doom and gloom, they shared areas in which they are finding success. Read more to learn why they are optimistic about their prospects in a market that is seeing competition from foreclosures as well as changing consumer demand.
  • Adapting Recreational Real Estate for the Future
    Published on May 19, 2011 in Spring Meeting
    Resort communities and hotels have suffered the blows of the recession and are beginning to see the light of day. A panel of developers at ULI’s 2011 Spring Council Forum in Phoenix discussed just how this sector is faring and where the opportunities lie now. Read to what degree the panelists think the resort sector is emerging from the recession.