2020 University of Baltimore "Pitch for a Million" Real Estate Fellows and Venture Competition
Be a part of this one-of-a-kind learning experience. Applications are due by January 17, 2020.
Have you always wanted to become a developer? Do you already have experience rehabilitating buildings in Baltimore? Are you interested in growing that experience into a real estate development team?
2019 "Pitch for a Million"Read the June 2019 blog post about the winners from the 2019 "Pitch for a Million" competition.
Aspiring University of Baltimore student real estate entrepreneurs who are interested in addressing critical development needs within Baltimore’s middle-market neighborhoods, will go through a 10-week mentoring program from seasoned professionals from the metro area.
Participants will identity a neighborhood, create a project, complete a development plan and develop an application for financing. Students will identity a neighborhood, create a project, complete a development plan and prepare an application for financing. The winning proposal will get the necessary financing up to $1 million in a Guidance Line of Credit from Baltimore Community Lending (BCL) to proceed with the project.
When a student is accepted into the program they will be identified as a "UB Real Estate Fellow."
Participating Fellows will be paid at least $1,000 during the process.
A series of curated trainings with local experts in the field and community tours will be offered to for students starting in late February 2020 and will be completed by May 2020.
The final pitch competition date is tentatively scheduled for June 10, 2020.
An open call to will occur in November 2019 for interested students and alumni to apply to the Fellows program. Applications to be selected into the Fellows program are due by 3 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020.
- Any UB student or UB Alumni
- All applicants should have completed at least two (2) courses in the real estate and economic development program or have equivalent professional real estate qualifications.
- Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
This venture is supported by the University of Baltimore Real Estate and Economic Development Advisory Board and Baltimore Community Lending.