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Lonely Planet Names Philadelphia Top Destination in the US

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Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel guide book, recently released their top US destinations for 2016. Philadelphia received this highly coveted position on on their annual “unexpectedly exciting places” list due to its steadfast approach on retaining its “historic roots and gritty flavor.” Lonely Planet also cited Philadelphia’s rapid transformation into an affordable yet cosmopolitan city. Complete with recent distinctions such as the only World Heritage city in the country and the upcoming ULI Spring Meeting, it’s clear Philly is the place to be. Click here to check out Lonely Planet’s full list.  

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Applications Open for ULI Philadelphia’s 2016 Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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The ULI Philadelphia Awards for Excellence honor the legacy of Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III, civic leader, developer, and a founder of ULI Philadelphia, with a long-term commitment from Liberty Property Trust. ULI has set the global standard in recognizing outstanding and transformational land use developments, best practices and creative visioning.  The ULI Philadelphia Awards for Excellence honor the best projects in the tri-state region.  The widest possible range of project types and sizes will be considered – residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use, parks and open spaces and other developments … Read More

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Vanguard Chairman and CEO F. William McNabb III is Opening Keynote Speaker at ULI’s 2016 Spring Meeting, Set for April 19-21 in Philadelphia

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Mobile Tours to Highlight Innovative Real Estate Developments throughout Metro Area For more information, contact: Trisha Riggs at 202/624-7086 or visit http://spring.uli.org/ Vanguard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer F. William McNabb III is headlining an impressive list of speakers at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2016 Spring Meeting, set for April 19-21 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. ULI is a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities. The Spring Meeting, open only to ULI full members, routinely draws nearly 3,000 attendees, … Read More

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Delaware Developer’s Forum Recap

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This year’s sold out Delaware Developer’s forum focused on new and planned real estate in the region. Keynote speaker Jeffrey C. Flynn, the Wilmington Economic Development Director, gave an overview of the city’s job sector and transportation develops. His presentation was followed by a panel discussion on real estate trends and activities, including the importance of multi-family developments. Two regional publications, Delaware Business Times and Delaware Business Now were on hand at the February 2nd event: The Delaware Business Times provides a summary recap: “Delaware Developer’s Forum explains 2016 business trends” Delaware Business Now discusses … Read More

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RealShare Philadelphia 2016

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2016 will be an exciting and active year for Philadelphia’s commercial real estate industry, and there is no better opportunity to connect with more than 450 of the area’s CRE elite than RealShare Philadelphia 2016. Take advantage of the unsurpassed networking and educational opportunities on February 9, 2016 as RealShare offers an in-depth look at everything affecting Philadelphia’s commercial real estate industry—from the influx of non-local developers to the city’s political transition and everything in between. Gain timely state-of-the-industry insights, hear market forecasts, and become privy to the booming areas … Read More

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Prospective Member Breakfast

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Learn about the benefits of ULI membership that include discounts, members only events, local councils, complimentary webinars, and eligibility to attend the 2016 Spring Meeting in Philadelphia. A full list of benefits can be found at here. In addition, you will get the opportunity to hear from and meet a few of our District Council leaders at our Prospective Member Breakfast. The breakfast will be held at the offices of Cozen O’ Connor, 1650 Market Street, Suite 2800, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Date: February 18th from 8:30am – 10:30am Space is limited so reserve your spot by February … Read More

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DVGBC and ULI Philadelphia Present: Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Forum: Next Generation Cities and Suburbs

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  DVGBC and ULI Philadelphia are co-hosting the Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Forum featuring Mayor Ed Pawlowski of Allentown; Mayor Robert J. Donchez of Bethlehem; Mayor Salvatore J. Panto, Jr. of Easton; and Mayor Edward D. Hozza, Jr. of Whitehall Township. Click here to learn more about our panelists and moderator, Ashley S. Russo, President and Executive Producer of ASR Media Productions and creator of The PEAK TV   Hear the Mayors’ thoughts on: Supporting sustainable change and their visions for planning and redevelopment in the Lehigh Valley Changes in social and economic circumstances, such as evolving demographics and … Read More

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Job Listing: Executive Director – Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation

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The Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) is committed to the continuing the revitalization of the East Passyunk Avenue corridor and surrounding community in South Philadelphia. PARC has a dual mission as both a non-profit real estate development/management company and a public space maintenance and enhancement organization (www.passyarc.com). Please send expressions of interest by February 26th to Leadership Recruiters: pinnacle@leadrecruit.com (designate PARC).

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Event Recap: What Happened to My Office?

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On January 21st, local experts and developers in the field of office design participated in a panel discussion on disruption in the office and changing nature of the workplace as a whole. Moderator, Steve Spaeder, the Senior Vice President at Equus Capital Partners, did an excellent job addressing common issues in the workplace. He also initiated a compelling dialogue around new development trends, such as the importance of collaborative design. Speaker John Campbell, Principal at Francis Cauffman spoke to the ways the conversation is evolving the office design sector. “Instead … Read More

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Spring Meeting Registration Now Open!

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Registration for the 2016 Spring Meeting in Philadelphia is officially open! The Spring Meeting is an exclusive event, open to ULI Full Members and to all members in ULI Philadelphia, where we come together to discuss strategies for our businesses. The face-to-face interactions, candid sharing of ideas, and small-group discussions that make up the Spring Meeting are at the heart of the ULI experience. There is simply no better place to build relationships. Philadelphia is in the midst of one of the largest development expansions in its history. Optional tours will take you … Read More

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