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Fostering culture by building impact

Energizing streets, elevating neighborhoods


By envisioning transformative developments that incorporate a unique mix of retail, cultural and lifestyle amenities at the base of high-quality, attainable housing, MURAL creates vibrant street-level experiences that form the backbone of thriving neighborhood ecosystems.

Community efforts led by cultural placemakers

Inspiring visits and staying true to local communities by elevating the connections between people and places


We look to create and layer the perfect uncommon mix of retail to serve our new neighborhoods. Our merchandising mix is carefully curated to inspire, delight and solve for goods and services in order to design a holistic and thriving district.


We see ourselves as Cultural Architects, understanding deeply the communities we partner with and bringing them together through community-centric programming and events to foster connection and create a sense of place.


Arts & Culture activates the imagination and encourages people to pay attention and feel more deeply the environment they occupy. Community-based arts integration plays an important role in all MURAL developments and is paramount to how our consumers experience the neighborhood.


Environmental sustainability practices are often discounted in underserved and underinvested communities. At MURAL, we bring the best practices of green development and social impact initiatives to our neighborhoods and foster healthy living environments in the communities we serve.

The experience that makes MURAL

90 years of collective experience creating dynamic places

Explore a selection of our team members’ previous work, where we’ve created thriving communities and opportunities for cultural development.


Queens, New York

MURAL closed on this mixed-use redevelopment project in February 2024. Located on the highly trafficked Hillside Avenue corridor, the project will consist of approximately 235 affordable apartment units with ground floor, neighborhood-serving retail.

The new development is one block away from the Parsons Blvd Subway stop and walking distance to the Jamaica LIRR Transit Hub, presenting a walkability score of 94/100.​

Surrounded by a rich and growing multi-cultural resident population, the Hillside Avenue project provides an opportunity to deliver on our 6 points of advocacy, enhancing this underserved neighborhood by bringing much needed modern and refreshed retail, as well as affordable residential housing.


Downtown District, Bethesda, MD

Bethesda Row is located in Downtown Bethesda, just 7 miles north of Washington, DC. An inner suburb of Washington, DC Bethesda Row is a mixed-use neighborhood that includes retail, office and a residential community. Bethesda Row offers a unique blend of national retailers, first-to-market concepts, local favorites, and digitally native brands, all within a vibrant, walkable environment our visitors love coming back to.

17 acres
529,000 SF


Pike & Rose is located on Rockville Pike in the heart of Montgomery County. The neighborhood is home to apartments, condos and a boutique hotel Canopy by Hilton. Pike & Rose’s vibrant restaurant and retail scene includes West Elm, Summer House Santa Monica, Uniqlo, Fogo de Chao, Sunday Morning Bakehouse and Julii as well as the region’s best entertainment venues including IPIC, AMP by Strathmore and Pinstripes.

24 acres
2 Million SF


Downtown Columbia is the third city to DC and Baltimore. Located in Columbia, MD the redevelopment of the new downtown includes three districts: Merriweather District, Lakefront District and Central District and will feature more than 14 million square feet of mixed-use development comprised of 4.3 million square feet of commercial office space, 1.25 million square feet of street retail, 6,244 residential units and 640 hotel rooms.

391 acres
14 Million SF

Northeast Heights

Northeast, Washington, DC

Northeast Heights is a master planned, mixed-use redevelopment project of two existing retail shopping centers located in Washington, D.C.’s Ward 7 Northeast neighborhood. Phase 1 broke ground in May 2021 and delivered in June 2023 with a new 258,000 SF commercial office building fully leased to the District of Columbia’s Department of General Services. Subsequent phases are entitled to include over 1,400 mixed-income multifamily residential units, office space, retail/grocery and community gathering areas. This was the first transformative project of this magnitude in Ward 7 of DC, which is historically underserved.

13 acres
1.8 Million SF

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