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In the News: Antonio Fiol-Silva, on Phila. hosting Urban Land Institute’s global spring meeting for first time in 20 years

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Natalie Kostelni, of the Philadelphia Business Journal, sat down with ULI Philadelphia’s new chair Antonio Fiol-Silva for exclusive interview. Fiol-Silva is a principal with Wallace Roberts & Todd, and the first planner and architect in 20 years to be named chair of the local chapter of Urban Land Institute. In addition to exciting projects around Philadelphia, Fiol-Silva discusses ULI’s global spring meeting being held in Philadelphia next year and making sure that goes off without a hitch is at the top of his agenda. Read the article here. See additional coverage of ULI Philadelphia’s new … Read More

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ULI Tech Challenge Video Competition

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    Disruptive technology is all around us. The Global Young Leaders Network invites you to submit a 60-90 second video telling us about an innovative real estate technology or idea. ULI wants to tap your wisdom. Tell us how you see the real estate industry being transformed by new technologies and what it means for the future of the built environment and how we live and work within it. Please describe your vision for how these new technologies are challenging current industry practices, fostering more resilient communities, and changing the world around … Read More

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SMPS Philadelphia Call for Presentations!

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The Society for Marketing Professionals  (SMPS) is hosting a national conference, called Build Business, bringing together 1,000 marketers and business developers from the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) community. SMPS’ conference in 2016 will be held here in Philadelphia, and the have recently issued their Call for Presentations to obtain the highest quality speakers for this national audience. As ULI is a leader in sustainability and responsible development in the region, SMPS would love to see ULI Philadelphia members submit sessions to present cutting-edge topics at our conference. It is a great way … Read More

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Atlantic City Seeking Request for Proposals – Deadline 8/11

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Atlantic City is seeking RFPs from developers for approximately 14 properties ranging from Garden Pier to boardwalk properties, commercial and residential lots. RFP deadline is August 11; see the full details here. Read more in The Inquirer.    

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MESSAGE FROM OUR NEW CHAIR

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Dear ULI Members and Friends, I am honored to take the reins as ULI Philadelphia District Chair during such an incredible time for our organization and the region at large. Development is happening everywhere, with creative, innovative projects cropping up that change the way we think about the possibilities of our built environment. In 2016 Philadelphia will host the ULI Spring Meeting, a unique opportunity to showcase these exciting changes on a national stage.  Along with our members, outstanding sponsors and dedicated staff, our District Council has a unique opportunity … Read More

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Seven Winners Announced at ULI Philadelphia’s Second Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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ULI Philadelphia announced seven winners for its 2015 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence announced a cocktail reception at the Ballroom at the Ben in Philadelphia on June 17th. The Awards for Excellence recognizes the best real estate projects completed within the last five years in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware.  Nearly 30 submissions were reviewed by an esteemed panel of ULI members from across the country and narrowed to a field of 15 finalists.  The winning projects – which represent a variety of project types, … 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. The awards ceremony is slated for June 17. For more information and registration click here. 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 … Read More

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2015 ULI Northwest Photo Essay Contest

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Urban Land Institute Northwest (ULI Northwest) is hosting a photo essay contest in conjunction with the 2015 Young Leaders Group (YLG) Conference, which will be held on July 24 & 25, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. You are invited to submit your 2015 photo essay that addresses the theme of “access.” Deadline for submissions is Wednesday July 8th, 2015 @ 5:00pm PST. Click here for more information.

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ULI Philadelphia Awards Two 2015 Future Leaders Scholarships in the Delaware Valley

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Local students William Jungman and Alexandra Zeuli recognized for their future leadership in sustainable land use   Philadelphia, PA –June 1, 2015 – Urban Land Institute Philadelphia (ULI Philadelphia), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities, has announced that William Jungman and Alexandra Zeuli have been named the 2015 recipients of the ULI Future Leaders Scholarship.  Created by ULI Philadelphia’s Young Leaders Group, the scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student ($4,000) and an undergraduate student … Read More

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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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