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Advise on a Technical Assistance Panel

We are seeking ULI members to serve as panelists on three upcoming Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs)!   Winter 2018 TAP Opportunities  The North District Station TAP will examine the redevelopment of a true inter-modal mass transit urban site in Philadelphia. The TAPs Council is in search of transportation planners, economic development analysts, architects and community development professionals to participate in the next TAP on January 4 – 5, 2018. The North District Station TAP will explore possibilities for market-supported redevelopment surrounding the North Philadelphia Rail Station on North Broad Street and how … Read More

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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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10 Minutes: A Short Walk to a Park, a Giant Step to Transform America’s Cities

Nation’s Mayors Launch Groundbreaking 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign On October 10th,  Mayor Kenney and 133 of the nation’s most influential mayors joined The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute in launching an historic “10-minute walk” parks advocacy campaign, establishing the ambitious goal that all Americans should live within a 10-minute walk (or half-mile) of a high-quality park or green space. This bipartisan group includes mayors from all across the country and represents cities large and small, including America’s four largest cities … Read More

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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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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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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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ULI Philadelphia is seeking Communications Fellows

ULI Philadelphia is seeking Communications Fellows to assist with marketing and communications for upcoming fall events. ULI Fellows receive complimentary registration in exchange for providing marketing services on behalf of ULI Philadelphia. What Do Our Communication Fellows Do? Event Management Assist with member registration, tours, setup and breakdown Communications Social Media: Draft tweets and Facebook posts Photographs: Take photographs during events and share with the ULI team Blogging: Draft an event “wrap up” for the ULI Blog Interested fellows should submit a brief writing sample and social media post to exhibit their ability to effectively communicate information in … Read More

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Supporting Communities in Rebuilding and Resilience

A message from ULI Americas Chairman Trish Healy and ULI Americas CEO Ralph Boyd on how ULI members can support rebuilding for the future. Just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey inundated Houston and other Texas communities, Hurricane Irma inflicted significant damage in neighborhoods and communities throughout Florida and the Caribbean. While Texas remains a concern, we extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims of this latest storm and to those who have responded with rescue and relief aid. Even before Irma hit the U.S., several of you reached out … 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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