LOCUS Leadership Summits

2018 LOCUS New England Summit

October 23-24, 2018
Boston Society of Architects

Boston, MA

This fall, real estate developers, investors, and local elected officials from across New England will meet in Boston to share ideas, create new business deals, discuss smart growth issues, and prepare for the future of smart growth development across the region at the 2018 LOCUS New England Leadership Summit on October 24, 2018.

This full day conference will feature a talented line-up of speakers discussing new federal tax incentives, Opportunity Zones, market trends for walkable urban places in New England, planning for coastal resilience, and more. The 2018 LOCUS Leadership Summit is approved for 8.5 Continuing Education Credits from APA New England for Planners needing to maintain their certifications.

The New England Summit will also feature an exclusive President’s Dinner on the evening of Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Join us for a lively night of networking and dealmaking opportunities at Cinquecento in the South End by purchasing your President’s Dinner ticket today!

For more information, contact LOCUS Massachusetts Director Elijah Plymesser at [email protected]org.






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Do you know an exemplary real estate developer or investor who is creating great walkable places and has displayed great public leadership to advance smart growth development in New England? If so, nominate them for the 2018 LOCUS New England Leadership Award.

To be eligible, nominees must be the owner or principal of a private, for-profit company; have a history of development near major centers of employment, public transit, and/or transportation hubs; and conduct their business in a way that exemplifies the LOCUS mission. Check out the achievements of past LOCUS Leadership Award recipients >>

The Leadership Award recipient will receive:

  • All-inclusive benefits: Awardee receives a complimentary one-year LOCUS Steering Committee membership.
  • A spotlight profile: Featured in LOCUS’ monthly newsletter distributed to our nationwide network and posted on our website.
  • A complimentary trip: Join us in Boston, MA to accept the Leadership Award and make a brief presentation about their award-winning project.

We are accepting nominations for projects or developers in New England. Full eligibility and criteria are available here. 

Finalist will be announced on September 30, 2018, and the awards will be presented at the 2018 LOCUS New England Summit on October 24, 2018 in Boston, MA.

Get your nominations in today!