David Quart is the Northeast Regional Real Estate Market Leader at VHB, a national planning, engineering, and design firm with clients in the real estate, transportation, institutional, and energy markets. David leads the firm’s integrated real estate services practice to support new development, redevelopment, land acquisition, permitting compliance, and transportation improvements. Previously, David spent nearly 14 years in New York City government, holding leadership roles at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the NYC Economic Development Corporation. David was instrumental in helping create the Housing New York plan, gaining approval of the City’s first Mandatory Inclusionary Housing law, and launching the planning process which led to the release of New York City’s Where We Live NYC Plan, the City’s blueprint to break down barriers to opportunity and build more integrated, equitable neighborhoods. In addition, he has advanced and delivered transformational projects that strengthened the city’s housing stock and central business districts and increased public access to the waterfront. David serves on the Board of Directors for the Regional Plan Association. He holds a BS in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Urban Planning from NYU Wagner where he also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He lives in the Bronx with his husband and their rescue dog, Rosie.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Panelists will discuss how their companies and the communities they serve are benefiting from inclusive and equitable practices.