Monthly Archives: October 2015

America in 2015 Event Reveals What Residents Want in Their Neighborhood

On Tuesday, October 27th ULI Philadelphia and the Knight Foundation hosted a panel at WHYY of industry leaders in real estate, community development, and urban planning. A presentation of the ULI Survey’s findings preceded an hour long discussion around the question “what makes a great neighborhood.” Keynote speaker Kathleen Carey, ULI National’s chief content officer, kicked off the event with findings from the America in 2015 survey. Expanding upon 2013’s survey, the findings showed that the majority of Americans (87%) were satisfied with the quality of life in their communities … Read More

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Find out what makes a great neighborhood

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As originally seen on PhillyVoice Urban Land Institute Philadelphia and the Knight Foundation took on a new national survey to discover what makes a neighborhood great. The survey, called “America in 2015,” discussed everything from transportation to housing. The results will be released during a panel discussion Tuesday, Oct. 27. The panel discussion will include akeynote speech by ULI Chief Content Officer Kathleen Carey about the study’s implications on land use and real estate. Then, Brad Copeland, Executive Director, Mt. Airy USA; Tammy Leigh Dement, Associate Director, Civic Landscapes, Pennsylvania Horticultural … Read More

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America in 2015: What Makes the Next Great Neighborhood?

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ULI Philadelphia and the Knight Foundation have undertaken a national survey to determine what different generations are seeking in communities, from housing and transportation to quality of life priorities and barriers. Please join us for a discussion on neighborhood building and development, and its effect on the surrounding communities http://on.uli.org/1WBPnjg        Topics included in this forum include: What makes a neighborhood great? How do real estate professionals accommodate different generations’ needs within a community? How does public perception of community impact development, parks and greening, and equitable gentrification? WHEN: October 27, 2015 … Read More

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Chair Antonio Fiol-Silva and Vice Chair Monica Jindia in Philadelphia Business Journal

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Last month, ULI Philadelphia’s new Chair Antonio Fiol-Silva & new Vice Chair Monica Jindia were featured in Philadelphia Business Journal‘s “People on the Move” section. To see their full feature, please see Antonio Fiol-Silva’s and Monica Jindia’s feature on Philadelphia Business Journal‘s website.

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Spring Meeting Announcement

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Antonio Fiol-Silva, Chair of ULI Philadelphia, announced details for the upcoming Spring Meeting, which will be held in Philadelphia on April 19-21. This is first time in 20 years Philadelphia has hosted a spring meeting. At ULI’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Antonio highlighted that Philadelphia is home to “some of the most creative, organic, and responsible approaches to city building that include the biggest trends that are driving the market today: tech, eds and meds,” making it the perfect host for the Spring Meeting. Below, watch Antonio’s full speech … Read More

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