Monthly Archives: April 2015

Members from Across The Northeast Corridor Attended “The Growing Power of Urban Retail”

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The day-long event explored ways in which urban retail has changed over the past decade—its effect on the urban core, the changing retailer experience, and an increasingly sophisticated demand for “authenticity.” The day began with breakfast and a panel discussion on the transformation of Center City Philadelphia. Panelists included John J. Connors, Managing Partner, Brickstone Realty; Dan Killinger, Managing Director, National Real Estate Development; Anne Bovaird Nevins, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC).  Steve Gartner, Executive Vice President, CBRE moderated the morning panel.   After … Read More

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In the News: How Tax Credits Are Transforming Camden’s ‘Front Porch’

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High-profile corporations are relocating to Camden’s Gateway District with the infusion of millions of dollars in tax credits from the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act. At the ULI Philadelphia’s How Tax Credits Are Transforming Camden’s ‘Front Porch,’ held on April 15 at the Campbell Soup Company Headquarters, real estate professionals learned about how tax dollars are helping to bring the necessary steps to revitalizing Camden. Panelists included Richard Landers, Vice President of Tax & Real Estate, Campbell Soup Company; Steve Gale, Director of Corporate Real Estate & Services, Subaru of America; and George Sowa, … Read More

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ULI Women Get Connected

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ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is THE place where women in the real estate and land use industries get connected. The relationships formed within WLI have been instrumental to the successes that women have experienced as developers, designers, investors, and planners. Through the work of the WLI on both a local and global level, women in the industry are becoming more visible and influential. Learn more through  WLI’s new video series, which highlights eight exemplary ULI women who represent diverse backgrounds, experiences, and geographies. These women share their career paths, what success means to … Read More

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BUILDPhilly in the News

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BUILD Philly  (Built Environment, Urban,Infrastructure, Land Use and Design) ULI Philadelphia joined with 20 other nonprofit land use groups to create BUILD Philly. The coalition kicked off with a Mayoral Forum on April 8 at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The candidates answered exciting questions about their preservation strategies, reorganization of L&I, tax abatement policies, and more. You can see the full high definition video here: Also see additional news coverage of the event here: Mayoral candidates share views on development at BUILD Philly forum Abraham returns to … Read More

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