Author Archives: ULI Philadelphia

Williamstown Developer Tour on October 18th

Don’t miss the Williamstown Developer Tour on October 18th! This event will highlight opportunities and opportunities for growth and development. http://bit.ly/2gg7TDS

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ULI NEXT Applications Extended to October 16th!

ULI NEXT Philadelphia is designed to champion the ULI mission through a compelling avenue of engagement for mid-career professionals. The goal of ULI NEXT Philadelphia is to actively engage members who are 30-45 of age in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. This Council extends ULI’s global resources and membership networks to foster leadership opportunities in development and the built environment. ULI NEXT Philadelphia will provide a range of benefits to participants as they develop their leadership skills and build lasting relationships across ULI’s leadership and member networks. … Read More

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Recap: “Reaching for the Future- Lehigh Valley Financing and Development Outlook”

On October 5th keynote speaker Tom Murphy, Senior Resident Fellow, Urban Land Institute; Gene Goldfeder, Manager, Catasauqua Borough; Mark Mulligan, CEO, VM Development Group; Amanda Raudenbush, Director of Community Planning, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission;  J.B. Reilley, CEO, City Center Allentown and moderator, Jason Engelhardt, Principal and Vice President, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc, gathered to discuss economic development and creative financing and partnerships spurring development throughout the Lehigh Valley. Check out full coverage of the event by visiting: The Morning Call’s “Ex-Pittsburgh Mayor Tells Lehigh Valley Developers To Take Risks” Lehigh Valley Business’  “Opportunities Abound for Developers Who Take … Read More

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Northeast Corridor Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting

Please join your fellow members from the ULI Northeast Corridor (Boston, Westchester/Fairfield, New York, Northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington) for a special reception at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles. The 6th Annual Northeast Corridor Reception will be held at The Standard, Downtown LA in the SPiN Arena – a full-service Ping-Pong club on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 7:30-9:30pm. Come mingle with fellow members over drinks and a light fare. We look forward to seeing you there! Registration is free for all 2017 ULI Fall … Read More

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Lindsay Bodin Wins 2017 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Langan Scholarship

ULI Philadelphia has announced that Lindsay Bodin, Project/Property Manager at AthenianRazak , is the recipient of the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Langan Scholarship. Ms. Bodin holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Philadelphia University. She serves as a board member for East Falls Development Corporation, is also a member of its Design Committee, and is the Membership Administrator for The Rail Park. Lindsay spent several years in New York City as a building code and zoning consultant helping developers and architects obtain the right to build. She … Read More

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Shark Tank 2017 Call for Proposals

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!

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

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

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

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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