In a recent three-part Bisnow video series, Deborah Ratner Salzberg, president of Forest City's D.C. regional office, shares her passion for creating communities where people, businesses and communities thrive while discussing some of the company's signature properties in the core market region.
Ratner Salzberg discusses the development of The Yards and Forest City's ongoing waterfront mixed-used redevelopment in the Capitol Riverfront District, including how its transformation into one of D.C's most vibrant neighborhoods was sparked by the creation of a public park.
“For the first time in the history of Forest City, we had created a place before we had a building. It was really amazing to watch the park open and to watch people come streaming into the neighborhood." – Deborah Ratner Salzburg on The Yards Park
Ratner Salzberg provides a snapshot of Forest City's core market properties , highlighting Ballston Quarter in Arlington, Virginia, The Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, and the River Lofts at Tobacco Row in Richmond, Virginia.
Ratner Salzberg relives the onset of the revitalization of the Anacostia River, gives her take on the impact of the #MeToo movement on the commercial real estate industry and elaborates on the unique experiences available at The Yards.