Monthly Archives: January 2016

Event Recap: What Happened to My Office?

On January 21st, local experts and developers in the field of office design participated in a panel discussion on disruption in the office and changing nature of the workplace as a whole. Moderator, Steve Spaeder, the Senior Vice President at Equus Capital Partners, did an excellent job addressing common issues in the workplace. He also initiated a compelling dialogue around new development trends, such as the importance of collaborative design. Speaker John Campbell, Principal at Francis Cauffman spoke to the ways the conversation is evolving the office design sector. “Instead … Read More

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Spring Meeting Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2016 Spring Meeting in Philadelphia is officially open! The Spring Meeting is an exclusive event, open to ULI Full Members and to all members in ULI Philadelphia, where we come together to discuss strategies for our businesses. The face-to-face interactions, candid sharing of ideas, and small-group discussions that make up the Spring Meeting are at the heart of the ULI experience. There is simply no better place to build relationships. Philadelphia is in the midst of one of the largest development expansions in its history. Optional tours will take you … Read More

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SOLD OUT — Delaware Developers’ Forum – What’s Driving Real Estate in The Diamond State?

  Join ULI members and colleagues for a breakfast forum discussing new and planned real estate development trends and activity in Delaware. Learn about significant opportunities in entrepreneurial real estate including:   How to invest and develop in a competitive region Best practices for competing in a region with strengths in consumer-driven financial and legal services, governmental/politics, pharmaceuticals, and “eds and meds” What to expect in real estate development and investment activity WHEN: February 2, 2016 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Program & Networking WHERE: University of Delaware Arsht … Read More

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4th Annual Midyear Capital Markets Update and Real Estate Trends – What Lies Ahead?

Get no-nonsense expert insights on the next year and beyond from keynote speaker Mitch Roschelle, National Business Leader, Real Estate Business Advisory Services for PricewaterhouseCoopers, who will present Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016. Learn which sectors and markets offer the best prospects, sources and flows of equity and debt capital, rankings and assessments of property types, impact of social and political trends on real estate, and how and why locational preferences are changing. Then rotate through a series of roundtables to hear about exciting new developments: Shoppes and Homes … Read More

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#CityResolve #PHL 2016 Recap

Thank you to all who participated in ULI Philadelphia’s first annual #CityResolve campaign. Your responses were incredible and powerful, and we were blown away by the involvement of community members, leaders, and organizations who participated.   Below we’ve listed the #CityResolve’s from three individuals that were not only some of the most engaged with during the weeklong campaign, but inspired us to find new ways to give back to the Greater Philadelphia community. I will make my city #PHL #CityResolve better by connecting more neighbors to our local civic association #overbrookpark — … Read More

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Benefit Concert For The Viaduct Rail Park

On Thursday, February 4th the Friends of the Rail Park and Center City District Foundation invite you to a special concert benefitting the construction of Phase 1 of the Viaduct Rail Park. The concert features The Bacon Brothers, who consist of the emmy award-winning composer Michael Bacon, and his brother Kevin Bacon (yes, that Kevin Bacon). For The Bacon Brothers  supporting public parks is in their blood; their father Ed Bacon was the architect behind Philadelphia’s iconic LOVE Park. Also performing is Rob Grote, from the indie rock group The Districts. Tickets for … Read More

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ULI Philadelphia Presents: What Happened to My Office?

Disruption is happening in the office sector. The way we work is profoundly changing and driving the need for radically new office environments. From large corporations to entrepreneurial small businesses and co-working spaces, private offices are disappearing as newer space designs are becoming brighter, more open and shared. New perks and amenities help retain and recruit talented workers – standing/walking desks, onsite fitness facilities, personal health coaches, pet-friendly environments, meditation rooms and more. Does the new office increase productivity by keeping employees happy and working longer hours? How mobile do … Read More

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#CityResolve #PHL Update

Our #CityResolve Twitter campaign is up and running! All week we’ve been asking you how you’re going to make Philadelphia a better place to live using #CityResolve #PHL, and the responses have been incredible. We’ve heard from a diverse array of citizens, leaders, and organizations about their commitment to the greater good of the city. Don’t forget, our campaign ends this Friday, January 8th at 5pm so keep your responses coming! Our goal is to have organizations and individuals talking about what they want to see happen in Philadelphia over the … Read More

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ULI Philadelphia’s New Member Breakfast

2016’s first new member breakfast is fast approaching! Learn how to get the most out of your ULI membership and meet a few of our District Council leaders at our quarterly free breakfast on Friday, January 15th.  The breakfast will be held at the offices of Langan Engineering, 30 S. 17th Street, Suite 1300, Philadelphia. Space is limited so reserve your spot by January 11th  by emailing Natalia.serejko@uli.org. Time: 8:30 am – 9:30 am Venue: Langan Engineering Address: 30 S. 17th Street, Suite 1300, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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#CityResolve Social Media Campaign

In honor of the upcoming New Year, ULI Philadelphia along with BUILD Philly is launching a social media campaign on Twitter called #CityResolve. To encourage civic engagement, we are asking members of the Greater Philadelphia community to publicly articulate their commitments to the greater good of our region. We are asking you to provide a sentence (140 characters or less) or short video as to what your New Year resolution is for 2016 using #CityResolve #PHL. When: Tuesday, January 5th – Friday, January 8th 2016 Hashtags:  There are two hashtags for … Read More

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