Rise & Shine In Downtown

Rise & Shine in Downtown DC!

Attraction and Retention Incentive Programs • Downtown Action Plan • Office to Residential Conversion Projects

May 8, 2024

8:00 am – 10:30 am

K&L Gates LLP

1601 K Street NW

Washington, DC

Please join K&L Gates LLP and the Washington DC Economic Partnership on May 8th as we welcome Nina Albert, Washington, DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and Derek Ford, President and CEO of the Washington DC Economic Partnership. 

Deputy Mayor Nina Albert and this exciting panel will discuss new attraction and retention initiatives in the District as well as federal and local Incentives available for new and expansion projects in the District.  We will also learn about ongoing office to residential conversion projects and the new Downtown Action Plan. 



Deputy Mayor Nina Albert

Derek Ford

President & CEO, Washington DC Economic Partnership

Olivia S. Byrne

Global Location Strategies Practice Leader, K&L Gates LLP

Mike O'Hara

Principal, Bohler DC

Leona Agouridis

Executive Director, Golden Triangle BID (DC)

Daniel Warwick

Director, HR&A Advisors

Laurence Caudle

Director of Housing, Hickok Cole

Mary B. Baker

Government Affairs Counselor, K&L Gates LLP

Corey Powell

COO, Dantes Partners

Gary Cohen

Chairman & President, Willco

Brett Harton

Senior Vice President, Clark Construction – CFP

Tonantzin Carmona

Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Treasury

Brian Hanlon

Director, DC Department of Buildings

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