Monthly Archives: August 2017

2017 Fall Meeting Rose Center Scholarship for Public Officials

ULI Senior Resident Fellow Tom Murphy, interacts with Karen Abrams and Ray Gastil, during the Committee Meeting: Rose Center Fellowship Retreat, at the Spring Meeting in Houston, Texas., on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

The Rose Center for Public Leadership provides a limited number of scholarships for eligible public officials to attend the ULI Fall Meeting. The scholarship will include complimentary registration and up to $2,000 expense reimbursement for transportation and lodging. In addition, winners will have the opportunity to meet with Rose Center staff, alumni Rose Fellows, fellowship faculty advisers, and members of the Center’s Advisory Board at the Fall Meeting. Following the meeting, winners are expected to write an essay about their experiences that may be posted on the ULI or Rose … Read More

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Shark Tank 2017 Call for Proposals

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We are soliciting proposals from savvy real estate entrepreneurs to pitch development projects at ULI Philadelphia’s inaugural Shark Tank. Chosen presenters will gain exposure to industry professionals including a wide array of lenders, private investors, developers, architects, and others who could provide both capital and expertise to help bring their project to fruition. Candidates will be chosen based on real estate development experience, the ability to make a concise and captivating presentation, an active and interesting deal, and a healthy sense of humor. The Shark Tank program will be held … Read More

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The Etkin Johnson Student Scholarship Applications Now Open!

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ULI (Urban Land Institute) Philadelphia is now accepting applications for the The Etkin Johnson Student Scholar Scholarship. This program is designed to immerse its participants into the thriving land use industry in Philadelphia. From October 2017 through May 2018, the participants will attend ULI Philadelphia events, committees, become volunteers, meet with a mentor and network with ULI members to enhance their scholastic endeavors and learn the benefits of ULI membership. Winners will receive one year of a complimentary membership as well as complimentary registrations, participation in the mentorship program, as well as … Read More

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Grays Ferry Healthy Corridor Workshop

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With the emergence of a new West Philadelphia-Center City “Innovation District,” supported by the growth of Philadelphia’s universities, businesses and health institutions, the historically industrial Grays Ferry Avenue and its surrounding residential neighborhoods are slated to experience enormous transformation in the coming years. On July 27th, ULI Philadelphia, together with PennPraxis—the center for applied research, practice and outreach at PennDesign—hosted a diverse group of over fifty participants, including local leaders from city agencies, community groups, major education and health institutions, and historic sites to discuss how to make Grays Ferry Avenue healthier, more sustainable, … Read More

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ULI is it’s Members

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ULI Philadelphia Members and Friends, About one month has passed since I assumed the responsibilities of District Council Chair from Antonio, who has been a great mentor and thankfully maintains a leadership and advisory role with ULI. I just returned from a national conference in San Diego attended by the majority of the national product and district council chairs, as well as senior ULI leadership: Patrick Philips, Global CEO; Trish Healy, Chair of the Americas; Ralph Boyd, the newly appointed CEO of the Americas; and many others from our headquarters. Change … Read More

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Rebuild Issues Request for Qualifications for Project Users

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Rebuild issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for experienced, Philadelphia nonprofits interested in improving parks, recreations centers and libraries as part of the Rebuild initiative to serve as Project Users. Submissions are due by 5pm on Friday, September 29. You can submit questions regarding the RFQ by emailing Rebuild at rebuild@phila.gov with RFQ Question in the subject line. Questions are due September 19. Questions deemed appropriate will be answered by September 22 on the Rebuild website. The RFQ is posted on the Rebuild website here. Read the press release announcing … Read More

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