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In the News: “Conference brings big development ideas to Houston”

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This week our team is in Houston attending the Urban Land Institute (ULI) spring meeting. The conference attracted more than 3,300 individuals eager to learn about the future of real estate market, how to create better built environments, transportation infrastructures, innovation and more! “From strip centers and skyscrapers to the evolution of public transportation, experts delved into deals and made predictions about the future of real estate. The Urban Land Institute spring meeting in Houston covered sky-high towers, predicted the future of real estate markets, and discussed in depth how the … Read More

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In the News: ULI Philadelphia’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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On May 4th, we announced 15 finalists for the Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence. The Awards for Excellence recognize top projects completed within the last five years by ULI members and nonmembers throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. See News Coverage of the Awards for Excellence here: Lehigh Valley Business Journal: PPL Center nominated for urban land reuse award Philadelphia/National CityBizList: 15 Finalists Announced for ULI Philadelphia’s 2015 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence

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In the News: Build LV: Lehigh Valley Annual Development Report

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On May 4th the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, which has facilitated and tracked development activity for more than 50 years, presented growth data and regional development trends featured in its Lehigh Valley Annual Development Report, with Executive Director Becky Bradley, AICP, and Community Planning Director Eric McAfee, AICP at The Barristers Club in Allentown. In addition, Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., Founder and Shareholder, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba moderated a conversation with  Scott Fainor, President and CEO, National Penn Bank; David Jaindl, Owner and President, Jaindl’s Real Estate & Land Holdings/Jaindl Farms; and … Read More

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Advisory Board Member Prema Gupta Named to “40 Under 40″ by Philadelphia Business Journal

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Prema Gupta is the Director of University City District . She has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal for the transformation of The Porch at 30th Street Station to a vibrant public space, and for doubling the size of her department during her tenure. For the article and to read more click here  

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15 Finalists Announced for ULI Philadelphia’s 2015 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence

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We are pleased to announce the finalists for ULI Philadelphia’s second annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence.  Winners will be announced at an evening reception on June 17th. The Awards for Excellence recognize top projects completed within the last five years by ULI members and nonmembers throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. The 15 finalists represent a wide variety of project types, including adaptive reuse, commercial, residential, healthcare and entertainment. The nominations were reviewed by a 16-member jury of esteemed ULI members from … Read More

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Members from Across The Northeast Corridor Attended “The Growing Power of Urban Retail”

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The day-long event explored ways in which urban retail has changed over the past decade—its effect on the urban core, the changing retailer experience, and an increasingly sophisticated demand for “authenticity.” The day began with breakfast and a panel discussion on the transformation of Center City Philadelphia. Panelists included John J. Connors, Managing Partner, Brickstone Realty; Dan Killinger, Managing Director, National Real Estate Development; Anne Bovaird Nevins, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC).  Steve Gartner, Executive Vice President, CBRE moderated the morning panel.   After … Read More

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In the News: How Tax Credits Are Transforming Camden’s ‘Front Porch’

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High-profile corporations are relocating to Camden’s Gateway District with the infusion of millions of dollars in tax credits from the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act. At the ULI Philadelphia’s How Tax Credits Are Transforming Camden’s ‘Front Porch,’ held on April 15 at the Campbell Soup Company Headquarters, real estate professionals learned about how tax dollars are helping to bring the necessary steps to revitalizing Camden. Panelists included Richard Landers, Vice President of Tax & Real Estate, Campbell Soup Company; Steve Gale, Director of Corporate Real Estate & Services, Subaru of America; and George Sowa, … Read More

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ULI Women Get Connected

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ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is THE place where women in the real estate and land use industries get connected. The relationships formed within WLI have been instrumental to the successes that women have experienced as developers, designers, investors, and planners. Through the work of the WLI on both a local and global level, women in the industry are becoming more visible and influential. Learn more through  WLI’s new video series, which highlights eight exemplary ULI women who represent diverse backgrounds, experiences, and geographies. These women share their career paths, what success means to … Read More

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BUILDPhilly in the News

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BUILD Philly  (Built Environment, Urban,Infrastructure, Land Use and Design) ULI Philadelphia joined with 20 other nonprofit land use groups to create BUILD Philly. The coalition kicked off with a Mayoral Forum on April 8 at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The candidates answered exciting questions about their preservation strategies, reorganization of L&I, tax abatement policies, and more. You can see the full high definition video here: Also see additional news coverage of the event here: Mayoral candidates share views on development at BUILD Philly forum Abraham returns to … Read More

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ULI Philadelphia and the BUILDPhilly Coalition Mayoral Forum

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ULI Philadelphia has joined with 20 other nonprofit land use groups to create BUILD Philly (Built Environment, Urban, Infrastructure, Land Use and Design), kicking off with a Mayoral Forum on April 8 at the National Museum of American Jewish History.  All of the Mayoral candidates are confirmed and Matt Golas of PlanPhilly will ask questions and moderate. To register click here. Check out news coverage: Mayoral candidate Q&As Q&A: Doug Oliver on the 10-year tax abatement, Vision Zero, and Philly’s waterfront Q&A: Nelson Diaz on affordable housing, attracting new business, … Read More

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