Past Events

April 16, 2014

The Parking Challenge: Trends, Issues, and Opportunities for Urban & Suburban Development

There are many complex issues associated with creating safe, affordable, and convenient parking.  Learn about effective parking planning to reduce demand, attractive and sustainable design opportunities, operations, tax and zoning code issues, and new trends and opportunities including automated parking. Hear from Timothy Haahs, PE, AIA, President, Timothy Haahs & Associates, on current trends in planning and design, including opportunities for developers, municipalities, and institutions to reduce parking demands to create other development opportunities; Mike Harris, Director of Parking, Brandywine Realty Trust, will address new trends in parking development such … Read More

Start: April 16, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 16, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Villanova University, Bartley Hall Atrium
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800 E. Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA, 19087, United States

April 9, 2014

New ULI Members Breakfast & Those Who Want to Re-engage

Learn how to get the most out of your ULI membership and meet a few of our District Council leaders at our quarterly free breakfast on Wednesday, April 9th.  The breakfast will be held at the offices of TimHaahs & Associates, 550 Township Line Road, Suite 100,  Blue Bell, PA.  Space is limited so reserve your spot by April 2nd  by emailing

Start: April 9, 2014 8:30 am
End: April 9, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: TimHaahs
550 Township Line Road, Suite 100, Blue Bell, PA, 19422, United States

March 19, 2014

Building Healthy Places in the Lehigh Valley

Communities around the world are facing pressing health challenges related to the built environment. The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is working to connect people to the latest resources and thinking about the topic.  The ULI Philadelphia Lehigh Valley Council invites you to join us in this important conversation.  What you will gain by attending: A deeper understanding of strategies for building healthy places and communities, and how the demand for these places is evolving. Examples of what other communities are doing to encourage healthy building and how this has … Read More

Start: March 19, 2014 8:00 am
End: March 19, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Lehigh University
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Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

March 4, 2014

Development Action on the Schuylkill Corridor – What’s Happening, Where and By Whom?

Linking the City’s two more important economic engines – Center City and the University district, the Schuylkill River corridor is buzzing with new development.  This major forum will focus on trends, successes, and transformative opportunities including private and public developments, economic, recreational, environmental and cultural improvements.  Interact with these panelists and hundreds of real estate colleagues: Douglas Carney, Senior Vice President for Facilities, Real Estate & Capital Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which is bringing several major new developments online. Carl E. Dranoff, President, Dranoff Properties, who sparked a … Read More

Start: March 4, 2014 7:30 am
End: March 4, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: The Union League
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140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, United States

January 23, 2014

Connecting Policy, Planning & Development to Build Healthy Places in Philadelphia

Learn how the private and public sectors are working together to make Philadelphia healthier and more sustainable.  Amy Hillier, Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania, will set the framework for a conversation on the connections between the built environment and public health.  Tim McDonald, President of Onion Flats, will discuss Ridge Flats in East Falls, soon to be Philadelphia’s first and the nation’s largest Passive House Certified and Net-Zero-Energy mixed-use residential/retail project.  Sarah Wu, Policy and Outreach Manager for the City of Philadelphia’s Mayor’s … Read More

Start: January 23, 2014 12:00 pm
End: January 23, 2014 1:30 pm

January 15, 2014

New ULI Members Breakfast & Those Who Want to Re-engage

Learn how to get the most out of your ULI membership and meet a few of our District Council leaders at our quarterly free breakfast on Wednesday, January 15.  The breakfast will be held at the offices of Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, 30 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, 13th floor.  Space is limited so reserve your spot by January 13 by emailing

Start: January 15, 2014 8:30 am
End: January 15, 2014 10:00 am

December 3, 2013

Annual Holiday Networking Party

Celebrate the end of another year at ULI Philadelphia’s annual Holiday Party – this year at The Granary.  Once the site of a grain elevator constructed during the Civil War, rebuilt after a 1924 fire and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, The Granary site has been redeveloped by Pearl Properties with a new $60 million, 227-unit, 310,000-square-foot luxury apartment building with more than 20,00 square feet of retail/restaurants and underground parking, with future redevelopment of the original Granary building soon to come. Unwind and relax … Read More

Start: December 3, 2013 5:30 pm
End: December 3, 2013 7:30 pm
Venue: The Granary
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1901 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19130, United States

November 26, 2013

Generation Y: Shopping and Entertainment in the Digital Age

Demographics continue to fascinate. Of particular interest is the Generation Y/Millennial population, now 18 to 35 years of age and the largest age cohort in American history. The ULI Study: Generation Y: Shopping and Entertainment in the Digital Age, is based on a representative sample of American Gen Y consumers. Of greatest interest to the real estate community is Millennials’ enthusiasm for shopping in all its forms. Retail affects the liveliness of place, and contributes to the urbanization of suburban town centers as well as to the revitalization of downtown … Read More

Start: November 26, 2013 8:00 am
End: November 26, 2013 10:00 am
Venue: PECO Energy Hall B
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2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19101, United States

November 15, 2013

Real Estate Forecast 2014

What’s ahead for 2014 and beyond?  Get insights from leading national experts on the biggest trends affecting our industry and network with colleagues at the largest and most dynamic event in the tri-state region’s real estate community.  Bigger and better than ever before!  This event sells out every year – don’t miss it! “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” is the most highly-regarded and widely-read forecast report in the industry. Undertaken jointly by PricewaterhouseCoopers and ULI, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014 provides the outlook on U.S. investment and development trends, … Read More

Start: November 15, 2013 7:30 am
End: November 15, 2013 11:00 am
Venue: The Union League
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140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

November 14, 2013

Special Pre-‘Forecast’ Cocktail Party!

Join your ULI colleagues for an intimate reception the evening before our biggest conference of the year – “Real Estate Forecast 2014.”  Absolutely limited to only 60 persons!   Special guest will be Steve Blank, ULI Senior Fellow for Finance and Capital Markets, keynote speaker at “Forecast.”  This year we will enjoy delicious food and drinks at the beautiful Rittenhouse Square home of David (First American Title) and Marilyn Feldman.  

Start: November 14, 2013 5:30 pm
End: November 14, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Feldman's Residence
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1908 Spruce St Unit 1, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, United States
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