Fall 2017 Colvin Capstone Case Competition
Congratulations Jennifer Chorosevic who took first place for her project, Dyeworks Park, Chicago, Illinois; Thomas Parker won second place for The Hilltop, Bladensburg, Marlyand; Third place was awarded to Ariel Higgins for The Starboard, Bladensburg, Maryland, and an honorable mention went to Katie Sipos for Telegraph Hill, Bladensburg Maryland. All projects were mentored by Tim Pula, Beatty Development. Students presented to a panel of industry experts that included Van Anderson, Senior Vice President, Monument Bank; Gerald Joseph, Founder and Principal, Joseph Development Company; John Lin, President and CEO, CapStar Commercial Realty; and Anthony Waddell, Vice President of Real Estate Development, Mid-Atlantic, Preservation of Affordable Housing pictutred here with Jennifer Chorosevic
The Colvin Capstone Case Competition is a bi-annual competition in which graduating University of Maryland MRED students work on a semester-long development proposal in an assigned city. Their projects are judged on the following criteria: financing, market analysis, entitlements, environmental impacts, construction, economic/social impacts, visuals, content, and oral presentation skills.