NoMa BID Welcomes New Planning Manager
Washington, D.C., April 8, 2013– Galin Brooks joined the NoMa BID on April 6 as Planning Manager. She received her master’s degree in Urban Planning from New York University. While in New York, she worked on a BID formation effort for Hudson River Park and was involved in planning projects in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Galin is an avid open space advocate and a planner with a background in community and economic development. She has worked on economic development projects in a wide-variety of settings, including Anchorage, Alaska, Philadelphia, PA and Western Switzerland. Through the management of BID related planning projects, her focus will be to help the NoMa area continue to grow and prosper as a healthy, vibrant and strong community. Contact Galin at [email protected] or 202-289-0111 x. 6.
NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last seven years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35-block area in the NoMa BID boundary. Planned development in the NoMa BID includes more than 34 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. NoMa is now home to 45,000 daytime workers, with 4.5 million SF leased in the last 4.5 years. More than 3,900 apartments have been recently completed or are under construction. NoMa has 13 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in D.C. with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail and access to eight Capital Bikeshare stations. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free community events each year to connect friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit nomabid.wpengine.com and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nomabid.
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