Projects: Dupont Circle Office Building in Washington, DC; Bedford Springs eventually evolved into the present Bedford Springs Resort & Conference Center; Planet Restaurant & Internet Cafe, Roku Technology office spaces, and various GMU space related projects.
Commercial Real Estate Development
Partner from 1985-1990 in a DC based commercial development firm, CDC, that renovated numerous historic buildings in DC and Pennsylvania,
I was responsible for the acquisition, design, and development of the 200,000 square feet Dupont Circle Office Building at 1350 Connecticut Ave. in Washington, DC.
Bedford Springs Hotel and Conference Center
Part owner and oversaw the design of an executive conference center as part of a 2300 acre historic PA resort in Bedford Springs(1987-1989)… Bedford Springs eventually evolved into the present Bedford Springs Resort & Conference Center.
Planet Restaurant: First ‘Internet Cafe’
Conceived and financed in 1980 world’s first Internet (Cyber) cafe called “The Planet Restaurant”. We connected three terminals in a lounge to the Source (first online news and game service developed by William Von Meister, inspiration for AOL) as well as New Jersey Institute of Technology’s EIS computer conferencing system .
Internet cafe and 200 seat restaurant located at 1317 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC, three blocks north of the White House
Also designed innovative office and conference spaces while at Roku.
GMU: Pilots & projects
While researching how a research university functions at George Mason University, Scott was involved with facilitating and catalyzing numerous projects in Information Technology and Communications; Education and Research, and Tools and Spaces. Some of the projects he spearheaded include the creation of a Geospatial Intelligence certificate program (2006-7); a multi-purpose meeting and presentation facility (COS Showcase 2007- present); and 2C Lab (2008 thru 2011) formed to facilitate Creativity and Collaboration including “Flex Offices” that integrated information and communications technologies into new and renovated office and small conference spaces.