Ruth Hoang is Vice President of Development at the Columbia, MD office of The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC). She leads the multifamily and mixed-use redevelopment of the corporation’s 400-acre land holding in the central core of Columbia, which HHC is redeveloping as a vital Downtown in which residents can live, shop, work, entertain, exercise, and enjoy cultural opportunities in an enriched natural setting. At full buildout, the revitalized Downtown Columbia will include three new and reconfigured neighborhoods featuring more than 14 million square feet of residential, office, hotel, retail, cultural, and public uses including public parks, trails and more. Development of the first mixed-use urban village in the Merriweather District is underway and is expected to deliver in late 2019.
Hoang is a seasoned real estate executive with 20 years of experience, specializing in the complete life-cycle development of multifamily communities from site selection to project completion having been involved in the pre/development of approximately 5,000 units in the mid-Atlantic region. She previously worked in development for Home Properties, JPI Development and the National Capital Revitalization Corporation, and in real estate consulting at Ernst & Young and RCLCo. She is a member of ULI, MBIA, CREW Suburban Maryland and serves on the Board of the Downtown Columbia Partnership and on the Board of Bridges to Housing Stability, a non-profit that works to prevent and reduce homelessness in Howard County, MD.