Author Archives: ULI Philadelphia

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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2017 WLI Fall Meeting Scholarship Opportunities

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With the 2017 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. 2017 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Langan  Scholarship – LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP ULI women members (Full, Associate and Young Leader members) who are active in ULI Philadelphia are encouraged to apply for a 2017 Fall Meeting WLI Philadelphia District Council Scholarship. The purpose of the program is to support the professional development of female ULI … Read More

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Join ULI NEXT Philadelphia!

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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. To learn more, please visit http://bit.ly/2cP3MbO. … Read More

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RFQ for 500- 510 S. Broad Street

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PIDC, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development (PAID), is pleased to offer this exciting RFQ opportunity to parties interested in acquiring and developing or redeveloping the City and PAID-owned parcels at 500- 510 S. Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Located at the southwest corner of Broad and Lombard Streets in a highly visible locating along the Avenue of the Arts, the availability of this key +/-0.91-acre site provides a rare opportunity to create a unique, new destination along one of Philadelphia’s most … Read More

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July 28th is the Philadelphia 30th Street Station Master Developer Partnership Industry Day

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Join Amtrak for the 30th Street Station Master Developer Partnership Industry Day on Friday, July 28 from 10am-1pm, at Houston Hall at University of Pennsylvania, 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA. The event will bring together Amtrak’s senior project leadership and private sector professionals to learn more about the upcoming solicitation for a Master Developer as Amtrak seeks a partnership to bring to life the vision of the 30th Street Station District Plan. RSVP here.  

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Philly Ranks 11th in the Country for Green Buildings

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The 2017 Green Building Adoption Index, a joint venture between CBRE and Maastricht University, ranked Philadelphia 11th in the Nation for green building, slipping a spot from the top 10. Read more here: https://philly.curbed.com/2017/7/11/15952188/philadelphia-green-buildings-rank  

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