Monthly Archives: August 2016

Join ULI & Have Coffee on Us!

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Join by August 31 and take a new ULI connection out for a coffee on us. Individuals who join or rejoin by August 31, 2016 will receive a $10 Starbucks gift card. Positions on ULI Philadelphia’s committees are quickly filling up and annual members-only program registrations will close soon. Now is the time to join ULI to get involved with your peers in the region. ULI has over 50 District Councils across North America and the best opportunities to participate and build relationships are reserved for ULI members. Through ULI, you can make an impact on your community, gain new perspectives … Read More

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New Initiatives at ULI Philadelphia

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ULI Philadelphia is pleased to announce three new initiatives!  ULI NEXT: ULI Philadelphia is launching their chapter! This group will encompass ULI members who are in their mid-career and are  transitioning out of Young Leaders. Applications for this council will be opening in early fall. Scholarship Council: This group is currently seeking to recruit new members. The main duties of this council are to grow school and applicant participation, raise funds, and review applications to select winners. We are looking for new and innovative ideas on how to make the most impact … Read More

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Philadelphia Named a Leader in New Construction Walkability

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Redfin recently published a survey examining which major US cities were building walkable infrastructure. By examining the percentage of new homes with a walk score higher than the city walk score, Redfin proclaimed Philadelphia number one. “Philly is on fire when it comes to walkable new construction,” said Redfin agent Tom Lewis. In nearly every direction you look there are new apartments or condos going up and older buildings are being rehabilitated. A lot of these new homes are in extremely walkable areas that are getting more walkable by the … Read More

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Lehigh Valley’s E-Commerce Boom

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On September 7th our 2016 Build Lehigh Valley Development & Outlook Report will discuss housing types, new institutional development and quantifies commercial markets. Recently, the Wall Street Journal ran a compelling piece detailing the e-commerce boom and its impact on the Lehigh Valley economy and infrastructure. Since the end of the Great Recession in the second quarter of 2010, no U.S. industrial market has grown as fast as the Interstate-78/Interstate-81 corridor, which includes the Lehigh Valley and parts of Central Pennsylvania, but excludes the Philadelphia market. “As supply chains have … Read More

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Scholarship Council is Seeking New Members

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The ULI Philadelphia Scholarship Council is seeking new members. The council will be instrumental in raising funds, growing the number of applicants and participating schools, and evaluating and selecting the winners. The council will be meeting quarterly in October, January, April, and July. If you are interested in serving on this council please contact Natalia.Serejko@uli.org To visit the scholarship page click here

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September 7: 2016 Build Lehigh Valley Development & Outlook Report

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Join ULI Philadelphia and a panel of national, regional, and local experts as they address the latest findings from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)’s BuildLV report. The report covers regional trends including urbanization, the region’s position as a strategic inland freight hub, and the global perspective, along with the evolution of housing types, new institutional development and commercial markets. LVPC’s newest BuildLV report will also showcase how land development activity compares to previous years. Don’t miss this definitive data analysis and discussion of the next 12 to 24 months … Read More

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WLI Fall Meeting Scholarship Opportunities

ULI Gala at San Francisco City Hall. 2015 ULI Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA

With the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting right around the corner we wanted to share two scholarship opportunities.  We encourage you to apply for both scholarships; however, you are only eligible to win one.  Please make note of deadlines.     2016 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Prologis Scholarship – NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP ULI women members (Full, Associate and Young Leader members) who are active in District Councils and/or nationally with ULI are encouraged to apply for a 2016 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Prologis Scholarship to attend the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, … Read More

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