Monthly Archives: May 2017

ULI Philadelphia Awards Two 2017 Future Leaders Scholarship Winners

2016 Scholarship Winners: (L to R) Abby Lowe and J. Rebecca Sanchez

Local students Abby Lowe and J. Rebecca Sanchez Recognized for Their Future Leadership in Sustainable Land Use ULI Philadelphia has announced that Abby Lowe and J. Rebecca Sanchez have been named the 2017 recipients of the ULI Future Leaders Scholarship. Created by ULI Philadelphia’s Young Leaders Group, the scholarship is awarded annually to students who demonstrate excellence in a ULI-related field of academic study. In addition to a monetary award, the scholarship winners each receive 2 years of ULI membership, complimentary registrations to ULI Philadelphia programs, and membership in the Young Leaders Council. … Read More

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Brookings Institution Releases Report on Philly Innovation District

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The Brookings Institution released a new report focusing on the Innovation District between University City and Center City. The 18-month study, titled “Connect to compete: How the University City-Center City innovation district can help Philadelphia excel globally and serve locally,” examines the role of the innovation district as a regional economic hub and as a key part of Philadelphia’s efforts to become a world-class innovation city. The report highlights some of the assets in the district, and offers a series of recommendations including establishing an Innovation Council with membership from the … Read More

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ULI’s New Stormwater Report Features Philadelphia

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Released at ULI’s 2017 Spring Meeting in Seattle, this new report explores how water management using green infrastructure can create value for real estate projects. The Philadelphia stormwater program is featured prominently throughout the report, and includes a case study of Penn Park. Click here to read the report.

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Magic on North Broad: Q+A on the Divine Lorraine with Eric Blumenfeld and Chris Cordaro, EB Realty

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On May 17, ULI Philadelphia Young Leaders will host a tour of the Divine Lorraine, a pivotal development project for Philadelphia’s North Broad Street neighborhood.  We asked Eric Blumenfeld and Chris Cordaro, President and Vice President of EB Realty, to share some insights into their work and the future of their development efforts in Philadelphia. ULI: Why focus on North Broad Street?   Blumenfeld:  12 years ago, The North Broad Street Corridor was a godforsaken, forgotten stretch of Philadelphia consisting of a wide array of contrasting yet interesting and historic buildings, … Read More

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Join the ULI Philly Team

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We’re hiring for a Manager position. This is a great opportunity to join a small and entrepreneurial team, work members who lead the real estate industry and help us shape the future of ULI Philadelphia. Please share with your networks! Read the job description and instructions to apply here.

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14 Finalists Announced for ULI Philadelphia’s 2017 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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National jury panel reviewed projects; Winners to be announced June 14th ULI Philadelphia is pleased to announce 14 finalists for ULI Philadelphia’s fourth annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence. The Awards for Excellence, modeled after the ULI Global Awards for Excellence, will recognize superior development projects in  Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Winners will be announced at a cocktail reception on June 14th at the Ballroom at The Ben in Philadelphia. Criteria for the awards include factors beyond innovation in planning and design, … Read More

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