The Dukakis Center at the 2015 New England Leadership Summit

Research from the Dukakis Center will be presented at the 2015 New England Leadership Summit. Details about the event can be found below, with more information on the Smart Growth America website.


Real estate developers and investors interested in building walkable neighborhoods are invited to participate in the 2015 LOCUS New England Leadership Summit: Closing the Next [Smart Growth] deal.

The 2015 Summit will take place on March 11, 2015 at District Hall in Boston, MA. The summit will convene responsible real estate developers and investors to network, hear from business and real estate industry experts, and make deals to build the region’s next walkable, sustainable places.

Join the LOCUS New England Summit for:

  • Unique networking and matchmaking opportunities with stakeholders in key high-growth and emerging markets;
  • New research from The George Washington University, The Dukakis Center and MAPC on which communities in metropolitan Boston’s are most well positioned for current and future investment and economic growth;
  • To hear from incoming Cabinet members Jay Ash (Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts) and Stephanie Pollack (Secretary of MA Department of Transportation);
  • Insight from high-profile CEOs and government officials at all levels on the current and future business climate in New England;
  • No holds barred conversations on future investment opportunities; and
  • Information about key issues, trends, and resources on financing real estate projects and transportation infrastructure in the region.

Conference registration includes all panel and R.E.A.L. Talk sessions, breakfast and lunch, as well as admission to “The Pitch” cocktail reception on Wednesday evening.

For a limited time, LOCUS will offer discounted registration for young professionals to attend the LOCUS New England Leadership Summit on March 11, 2015. The LOCUS Leadership Summit provides a great opportunity to learn and network with some the best and brightest in today’s real estate industry. To be eligible, you must be under 35 and involved in real estate development. Take a moment and register for the 2015 LOCUS New England Leadership Summit today and use code YNGDEV to get a $75 discount.

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