Author Archives: Bridget Donovan

Reflection on the ULI Housing Opportunity Conference

Nancy Bastian, Cecil Baker + Partners It was my privilege to attend the ULI Housing Opportunity Conference in New Orleans from September 10-12. Leaders in the affordable housing industry gathered to share learnings and discuss solutions for the future of equitable housing. The conference marked the ten-year anniversary of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, which conducts research and develops recommendations related to all residential product types, with a special attention to workforce and affordable housing. Discussions ranged from new models for affordable homeownership to the future of affordable housing … Read More

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2017 Fall Meeting Rose Center Scholarship for Public Officials

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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Applications Open for 2017 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has set the standard in recognizing outstanding and transformational land use developments, best practices and creative visioning. ULI Philadelphia will honor the projects within the region with our 4th Annual Awards for Excellence, celebrating the legacy of the late ULI Philadelphia founder and civic leader Bill Rouse.  Winning projects represent the highest standards of achievement in the development industry and advance the ULI mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI members and non-members … Read More

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Philly Business Journal Maps CRE projects

The Philadelphia Business Journal has released an interactive tool for keeping up with what’s going up. This map of Philadelphia CRE projects allows users to quickly learn more about construction sites and new developments in the city. Site links are color coded by project type and include information such as project pictures, developers, completion dates, and more. Explore what’s new in Philly!  

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See what the City of Philadelphia is doing to build healthy places

Amanda Wagner, of the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health, recently spoke to ULI Philadelphia’s Policy and Land Use Council with an update on the Philly Powered campaign;  click here to see the full presentation.  

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CCD Presentation on Tax Reform & Business Growth

Interested in a new study by the Center City District on tax reform and business growth in the City? Click here to see the PowerPoint presented by Paul Levy, CEO & President of Center City District to members of ULI Philadelphia’s Capital Markets and Development Councils and click here for the Growth Coalition website, which includes a link to the approved HB1871 as well as the Econsult study and outlines of the plan.

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2016 Spring Meeting Highlights

After an absence of more than 20 years, the global Spring Meeting enabled us to “show off” Philadelphia’s robust real estate development to the world.  More than 3,000 Full Members from around the globe attended, along with about 500 local members. We set a few records under the leadership of Spring Meeting Co-Chairs Bill Hankowsky, Jerry Sweeney, and Marilyn Jordan Taylor. For a presentation on this record setting Spring Meeting, click here!  

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