Design Critic in Landscape Architecture
Anyeley is an equity & sustainability-focused real estate developer with over 17 years of experience from mixed-use developments to office headquarters for non-profits. Her passion is creating unique developments that reflect the flavor of the local culture, respect the natural environment, and build community. She started Adre in Portland, Oregon in 2020 to focus on real estate projects that seek to create wealth for the Black community and for other underrepresented groups that traditionally lack access to real estate ownership and investment.
Prior to Adre, she was a partner with project for 12 years, with a focus on shepherding development projects through entitlements and construction with a specialization in student housing, market-rate housing, residences, and office projects. Before joining project^, Anyeley served as a Development Manager for Gerding Edlen Development, where she worked on student housing, civic projects, and public-private partnerships. As an Associate Urban Designer at the leading design firm EDAW, now AECOM, she specialized in downtown master plans in the Caribbean, transit-oriented mixed-use developments, and greenway plans. Her civic work includes a governor appointment to Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) and a mayoral appointment to Portland’s Adjustment Committee, Community Involvement Committee for the Portland Plan, and Policy Expert Group for Residential Development and Compatibility for the Comp Plan.
She is currently serving on the board of the U.S Green Building Council. She has served on the board of 1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland Housing Center, The SOUL District, and is an expert on ULI Advisory Services Panels. She is also a published researcher and writer on cultural landscapes and public consensus and is listed on a patent for Sustainable Performance Information for a Property. The Urban Land Institute named her “40 under 40” as one of the best young land-use professionals from around the globe; the Portland Business Journal named her a “Top 40 Under 40”; and The Daily Journal of Commerce named her a “Woman of Vision”.