Transforming a Suburban Town Center into an Urban Village

Greater Baltimore Committee: Breakfast Briefing- The development of Downtown Columbia

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Join regional business leaders for a conversation with Greg Fitchitt, Senior Vice President of Development for The Howard Hughes Corporation, who will provide an update on the ambitious plan to reinvent the 400 acres of Downtown Columbia.

Downtown Columbia has been a highly successful suburban town center, including The Mall in Columbia, Merriweather Post Pavilion and Lake Kittamaqundi. Now, with 14 million square feet of new, compact, mixed-use, high density development approved under the Downtown Columbia Plan, the area is undergoing a comprehensive transformation. Approximately 1.4 million square feet has already been delivered, and more new residential, office, retail and public space is anticipated to break ground later this year.

Fitchitt joined The Howard Hughes Corporation in 2013. In 2014 he relocated to Maryland to focus on the Downtown Columbia development plan to transform the suburban town center into a 21st century urban village.

In addition to his professional activities, Fitchitt currently serves as President of the Downtown Columbia Partnership and is a member of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

To be eligible for a refund the Greater Baltimore Committee requires a 72-hour cancellation notice.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Sophia Silbergeld, Director of Membership and Member Relations, at 410-727-2820.


Fri, Sep 22, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

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