ULI has made it easier to find and get the most out of its events, thanks to a new ULI Events mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices. The free app is designed to help ULI event attendees plan their schedules, communicate with each other instantly through Twitter—and even find nearby restaurants. ULI gathers people from around the world, face-to-face and online, to share ideas and best practices. The institute offers large-scale events such as the Fall and Spring Meetings in the United States with thousands of attendees, and annual … Read More
Last Fall over 400 industry leaders contributed to the inaugural UrbanGreen® Index which measured perceptions, leverage points and barriers for sustainability in the built environment. The 2013 Spring Survey is focused on Project Location, Value and Sustainability. To take the survey click here.
Over 100 ULI members and guests were in attendance at the Lancaster County Convention Center on April 11th as Stephen R. Blank, ULI Senior Fellow for Finance and Capital Markets, gave his mid-year capital markets update and real estate trends report. As always, Steve imparted his words of wisdom with a sense of humor as evidenced from his presentation, which you can access by clicking here. In addition to Steve’s report, attendees had the chance to visit six roundtables and hear first-hand from developers about these exciting projects: Fulton Bank’s new corporate office building in … Read More
The Norwood Company, working in conjunction with Developer Rosewood Real Estate Enterprises, has completed construction on a 55,000 ambulatory care center for the Lourdes Health System in Cherry Hill, NJ. This adaptive re-use project was designed through a cooperative effort of Environetics Design and Alberto & Associates, salvaging the site’s original supermarket structure while creating a totally modernized health care facility. The high-tech facility is designed to better serve residents and offers care in multiple clinical specializations.
ULI’s Place Making 2013 conference will convene the diverse players necessary to make mixed-use and transit-oriented development work. You will find partners for new projects, practical examples of what is working in today’s economic climate, and the cutting-edge research on demographic and financing trends for which ULI is known. Programming focuses on what factors drive demand for new development, where and how new partners will be found, how deals are structured, and practical examples of elements that will enable you to create truly successful places. Join us on June 24 … Read More
Governor Jack Markell was the keynote speaker at this morning’s ULI Delaware Real Estate Outlook and Opportunities Forum, held at the DuPont Country Club. Panelists included: Robert Buccini, The Buccini/Pollin Group; Thomas J. Hanna, Harvey, Hanna & Associates; Larry Maister, Brandywine Realty Trust; Gregory Pettinaro, The Pettinaro Company; and moderated by William Russell, Wye Realty Advisors. Read Delaware Online coverage.
WASHINGTON (March 14, 2013) – Three Urban Land Institute (ULI) Rose Center for Public Leadership fellows were among the five winners in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge. The mayors of Houston, Texas (Mayor Annise Parker) and Philadelphia, Pa. (Mayor Michael Nutter) were awarded innovation prizes while Providence, RI. (Mayor Angel Taveras) took top honors by receiving the Mayors Challenge Grand Prize for Innovation. The five winning cities were selected from a pool of more than 300 applicant cities representing 45 states. The winning cities, chosen from a selection committee, were … Read More
Which Way Now? – Investing in Our Roads, Rails, & Region considers the importance of our transportation infrastructure and the challenges we face in meeting our funding needs in the decades to come. Pennsylvania and New Jersey are separated by the Delaware River but the entire region is linked by our transportation system. Governor Corbett’s recent announcement of a new and expanded transportation funding strategy for Pennsylvania has helped focus attention on our entire region’s need to invest in our transportation infrastructure. Help plan the future of the Greater Philadelphia … Read More
ULI Member Rachel Yoka of Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. (TimHaahs) has been selected as a candidate for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) of Philadelphia’s “Man & Woman of the Year” contest (www.mwoy.org). As a candidate, Rachel will complete in a fundraising competition to benefit LLS research and programs to combat these deadly diseases, which often affect children. To get involved or for more information, please contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.mwoy.org/pages/epa/philly13/ryokag.
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (“PRA”) is soliciting proposals from experienced developers to purchase and redevelop a 24,000 square foot site near Fairmount Park and St. Joseph’s University. The property, located at 2001-11 N. 54th Street, contains the former Wynne Ballroom. The site is well served by transit and contains many exciting possibilities due to its proximity to the University, City Line Avenue, and the park’s many attractions. The Request for Proposals, including Exhibit A, is available for direct download at http://www.phila.gov/pra/pdfs/WynneRFPfinalwExhibit.pdf. Email Leigh.Jones@pra.phila.gov if you would like to obtain the … Read More