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Career Moves: Alumni Heads Real Estate Lending for John Marshall Bank

Jason McDonough (Masters in Real Estate Development ’15) recently joined John Marshall Bank as its Senior Vice President and Director for Commercial Real Estate Lending.  Prior to his new post, Jason was a senior vice president for United Bank/Cardinal Bank.  Jason is also the current president of the alumni group for the Masters in Real […]

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Drone Delivery: The Potential Impact on the Built Environment

by Cheryl Druehl Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management, George Mason School of Business – Dean’s Scholar and Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow The use of drones for delivery is being explored and tested by companies, universities, and regulators worldwide. Drones, also known as autonomous aerial vehicles (UAVs), were first introduced as […]

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Retrofitting to Net Zero Energy

George Mason students and guests got a highly educational hard hat case study tour last May 15 of the renovation of the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) headquarters building near Dupont Circle in Washington DC.  The $41.7 million project is a complete renovation of AGU’s 62,000-square-foot headquarters building and will be the first renovation of an existing commercial […]

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Apartment Summit Highlights Demographic and Technology Trends

Over a hundred apartment owners, developers, operators and designers gathered for the 5th Northern Virginia Apartment Summit which was co-hosted by George Mason’s Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship and the Northern Virginia Apartment Association and held last April 26th at Founders Hall at the George Mason Arlington campus.  This year’s summit was themed “Navigating Generational […]

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