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ULI NEXT Philadelphia Applications Due September 30th

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This Friday, September 30th, is your last chance to apply for ULI NEXT Philadelphia. This committee’s goal is to enhance the mission of ULI by actively engage members who are 30-45 of age in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. To learn more and to apply please visit http://bit.ly/2dgYicK  Questions? Email Natalia at natalia.serejko@uli.org

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Recap of ULI Disrupt

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On Tuesday September 27th, ULI Philadelphia welcomed its first all-female panel to discuss trends in transportation infrastructure, the internet of things, disruptive technology, and climate change. Moderated by Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)’s Executive Director Barry Seymour, the panel featured a diverse range of thought leaders: Felicite Moorman. Esq., CEO of BuLogics & StraIS; Leslie Richards, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Harriet Tregoning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Barry led off the panel by discussing three major forces that … Read More

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Camden Construction Career Initiative is Recruiting Residents

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The City of Camden and The Cooper Foundation have formed the Camden Construction Career Initiative (CCCI) to ensure that Camden residents are able to participate in the development of Camden.  If you or your network works with Camden residents, the last informational meeting for community members is this Thursday, Sept 29, 10:00am until 12:00 pm, at Pyne Point Middle School, 7th & Erie Street, Room 138, Camden, NJ 08102. For more information on CCCI, call 856-757-9154 or email info@camdencareer.com Click here for a link to the City of Camden’s site … Read More

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Join ULI NEXT Philadelphia!

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We invite you to apply for ULI NEXT Philadelphia! 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 … Read More

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Recap: Tour of Strawberry Square in Harrisburg

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Strawberry Square has been re-booted after 35 years with $25 million in redevelopment including a new 200,000-square-foot master lease with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. On Thursday September 15th, ULI members learned about three residential projects that are changing the face of the region. Brad Jones, President and CEo of Harristown Development Corporation, led this exclusive tour. Projects toured included: F@TT – 15 apartments located in a restored historic building SoMa on Third – 14 apartments in 5 restored historic buildings along Third Street The Flats at Strawberry Square – 22-unit residential reuse project

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Recap: How The Rail Park & Spring Arts Utilize Parks, Popups, & Placemaking

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On Wednesday September 14th members of The Rail Park, Mural Arts, and Center City District gathered at The Rail Park’s 10th and Hamilton Popup beer garden for a discussion on the importance of incorporating public art into creating new places. Below check out some of the photo highlights from the event:  

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Charlene Drake Wins 2016 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Philadelphia District Council Scholarship

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ULI Philadelphia has announced that Charlene Drake, Senior Project Manager at Langan Engineering, is the recipient of the 2016 Fall Meeting ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Philadelphia District Council Scholarship. WLI’s Fall Meeting Scholarship was open to all female ULI Philadelphia members who have at least five years of experience in industries related to real estate and land use, and who have held leadership roles within ULI. ULI Philadelphia’s selection of Charlene Drake reflects her dedication to the mentoring and advancement of women in the sciences and real estate. Charlene … Read More

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Event Recap: 2016 Build Lehigh Valley

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On September 7th, ULI Philadelphia and the The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)’ delved into BuildLV’s 2016 report. Outlining trends in housing types, e-commerce, infrastructure, and the commercial sector, a panel of local, regional, and national experts discussed what these trends mean for the future of the Lehigh Valley area. The discussion followed two presentations: BuildLV Development & Outlook Report give by Becky Bradley (Executive Director at Lehigh Valley Planning Commission) and a comparative report of Lehigh Valley’s Northeast Inland Empire to Southern California’s Inland Empire. The event included not only … Read More

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Register for Disruptive Technology via Social Media & Save!

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Join us September 27th at The Union League for an exclusive look into how the convergence of disruptive technology, shifting demographics, and weather trends will shape the destiny of our region. Check out ULI on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to see how you can save on registration!   Panelists for the event include: Felicite Moorman. Esq., CEO of BuLogics & StraIS, an award-winning tech entrepreneur, on smart building technology, the complex challenges of access, energy and automation, and the “Internet of Things.” Leslie Richards, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, on technology … Read More

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ULI Philadelphia Report Highlights Importance of a Vibrant Commercial District in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

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Camp Hill, a small town two miles southwest of Harrisburg in Cumberland County, aims to create and promote its vibrant business corridor by implementing recommendations from the report issued today by ULI Philadelphia. At the request of the Camp Hill Borough, ULI – the Urban Land Institute, Philadelphia convened a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to study the commercial and retail district and identify opportunities to develop and encourage entrepreneurial activity. The report’s recommendations include conducting a market study; creating an advocate for the downtown corridor; improving streetscape elements; defining signage … Read More

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