Melina has 25 years of experience in the real estate industry. Since 2016 she has been the President of Duggal Real Estate Advisors, LLC, a woman-owned real estate advisory firm. She provides clients with feasibility studies, competitive market analysis, economic development strategies, financial analysis, corridor studies, and redevelopment strategies throughout the United States. She teaches at the George Mason University Masters in Real Estate Development (MRED) program, and has taught at the University of Maryland in the Department of Real Estate in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Prior to starting Duggal Real Estate Advisors, she worked for RCLCO, a real estate advisory firm, and Wade-Trim, an engineering and planning firm. She has spoken for organizations such as the Urban Land Institute, Commercial Real Estate for Women, National Association of Homebuilders, and the American Planning Association. Melina has written multiple articles and is a contributing author to the ULI Resort Development Handbook and Land Development Handbook Series, Development of the Built Environment: From Site Acquisition to Project Completion. She received her Master of Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. Go Blue!!