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ULI is its Members

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You deliver on our mission. You enhance our communities. You shape the future of our industry. We wanted to know how we could make an even greater impact and provide an even better experience for members. You told us how important ULI is to you and what could be improved. We have listened and we have made substantial changes. Fundamentally, this means more opportunities for more members. Watch the full video to see how we are improving the ULI experience. Our work is not finished. We are just getting started. We … Read More

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Divine Lorraine Round Up

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On Wednesday, May 17, the Young Leaders Council was proud to host a tour of the nearly complete redevelopment of the historic Divine Lorraine. Eric Blumenfeld, Developer and President of EB Realty, Chris Cordaro, Vice President of EB Realty and Billy Procida, Founder and CEO of Procida Funding led the crowd of 60 through the famous Philly hotel as event attendees took in the landmark’s unique architecture and unrivaled views of the city and Broad Street. The expert guided tour was followed by a networking happy hour. For more information and … Read More

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Eight Winners Announced at ULI Philadelphia’s 4th Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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“We are proud to celebrate the business and civic leadership of Bill Rouse through the ULI Awards for Excellence” said Jack Farrell, President and CEO of The Norwood Company, past Chair of ULI Philadelphia, ULI Governor, and Co-Chair of the ULI Philadelphia Awards. “This year’s projects honor his legacy through their vision and transformative qualities. We are grateful for the support of Liberty Property Trust in making the Awards for Excellence possible.” Along with Jack, the ULI Philadelphia Awards are Co-Chaired by Chris Terlizzi, Senior Vice President and Manager of … Read More

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Applications Open for ’17 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Prologis Scholarship

ULI women members (Full, Associate and Young Leader members) who are active in District Councils and/or nationally with ULI are encouraged to apply for a 2017 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Prologis Scholarship to attend the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, October 23-26. The purpose of the program is to support the professional development of ULI women members through participation in the Fall Meeting, and to advance the mission of WLI: to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. The … Read More

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Join ULI This Spring & Save!

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Why join ULI? It’s one of the best opportunities to get involved and build meaningful relationships with the entire spectrum of the land use and development disciplines in private enterprise and public service. Founded in 1936, ULI is a global, nonprofit organization with over 40,000 members in 70 countries worldwide. It is multi-disciplinary, multi-professional, and nonpartisan with over 1,000 worldwide events, ranging from small seminars and networking sessions to larges scale conferences and tours. The best opportunities to get involved and build relationships are reserved for ULI members. Join by June 30 using promo … Read More

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NJBIZ Names ULI Member Leslie A. Anderson to Its Prestigious Best 50 Women in Business List

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NJBIZ, New Jersey’s only statewide business publication, honored Leslie A. Anderson as one of its 2017 Best 50 Women in Business. Leslie, a ULI member, was recognized for her trailblazing achievements as the Executive Director of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA). NJRA is a multi-million dollar independent financing authority created by the state of New Jersey in 1996 to transform urban communities through direct investment and technical support. Due to the difficulties that underserved areas face in attracting needed investment, NJRA is often the first entity to invest in … Read More

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The Real Young Leaders of Atlanta: Recapping the YLG Leadership Exchange

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Arriving in Atlanta, I was expecting to be greeted by hot weather, heavy traffic and Nene Leaks but I found none of the above. Instead, I was welcomed by pleasant heat, an easy-to-use public transit system, and a stellar group of Young Leaders who know their city front to back. Less than 36 hours later, I was already on my way home but left having seen more of Atlanta than I ever thought possible. With ten stops on the agenda, I was a little skeptical we’d fit it all in. In … Read More

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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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