Tag Archives: Brandywine Realty Trust

Recap of the Tour of FMC Tower at Cira Centre South

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On Wednesday evening, June 28th, ULI Philadelphia offered a tour of the residences and unique common spaces at the city’s first vertical neighborhood and ULI Philadelphia’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence Winner, the FMC Tower at Cira Centre South. Guests gathered on the 28th floor, which features a skyline terrace, a pool, fitness center, golf simulator, media room, and spectacular 360° views of the city.   Paul Commito, Senior VP for Development at Brandywine Realty Trust and Evan O’Donnell of AKA, gave guests their insights on what … Read More

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Shark Tank

Tailored after the popular TV show and following the success of Shark Tank at ULI Fall and Spring Meetings, ULI Philadelphia’s Shark Tank offers the audience a look behind closed doors of an investment committee, where inspiring real estate developers will present their projects to a panel of local real estate icons and industry leaders with enough meat for the Sharks to sink their teeth into.
Moderated by Tony Rimikis, retired Senior Vice President for Urban Development, Brandywine Realty Trust and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Drexel University. The Shark panel includes Sara Doelger, Vice President, Argosy Real Estate; Stephen Mullin, President, Econsult Solutions; Chris Terlizzi, Senior Vice President, Key Bank; and John Westrum, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Westrum Development . This event is sure to provide captivating presentations and valuable insights to educate, inform and entertain.
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In Photos: ULI Philadelphia’s 3rd Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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Check out some of the photos from the June 15th award ceremony! ULI Philadelphia’s Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence recognize the best real estate projects completed within the last five years in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. The winning projects – which represent a variety of types, including urban mixed-use, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, multipurpose entertainment, and institutional projects – were scored by 15 jury members from around the nation on use of best practices; quality planning and design; elements that build healthy places; … Read More

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Eight Winners Announced at ULI Philadelphia’s 3rd Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

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ULI Philadelphia’s Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence recognize the best real estate projects completed within the last five years in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. The winning projects – which represent a variety of types, including urban mixed-use, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, multipurpose entertainment, and institutional projects – were scored by 15 jury members from around the nation on use of best practices; quality planning and design; elements that build healthy places; environmental sustainability and energy reduction; economic success and market acceptance. “The finalists and … Read More

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Member Spotlight: Paul Commito

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This month we sat down with Paul Commito, Vice President of Development, Brandywine Realty Trust and Chair for Mission Advancement (CMA) for ULI Philadelphia. Paul shares his thoughts on what makes ULI special, feedback from the recent Spring Meeting and why people don’t want to drive anymore. How did you get your start in real estate? It’s an interesting business – it’s not like you learn how to be a real estate developer in high school or college. I started on the brokerage side in the 80’s working on condo … Read More

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#ULIAwards: Social Campaign

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June 1st through the 15th ULI Philadelphia’s Twitter feed will be highlighting award finalists at the 3rd Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence using #ULIAwards. Each post will feature the one of the fifteen finalists as well as spotlighting the reason behind their selection. This year all fifteen finalists are located in urban areas (Philadelphia, Camden, and Bethlehem) and feature walkable and transit oriented projects complete with community-focused amenities. Congratulations to Our 2016 Finalists: 3737 Chestnut (Philadelphia) AQ Rittenhouse (Philadelphia) Central Green at The Navy Yard (Philadelphia) Cira Green (Philadelphia) Community Legal Services, North … Read More

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Spring Meeting Tour: Changing the West Market Dynamic

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ULI Spring Meeting icon sponsors, Brandywine Realty Trust and Liberty Property Trust, present “A Tale of Two Trusts: Changing the West Market Dynamic” Two of the nation’s biggest homegrown and publicly traded REITs—Brandywine Realty Trust and Liberty Property Trust—are investing more than $2 billion in new construction and redevelopment of trophy towers in a five-block area by combining the best of sustainable, walkable, and transit-oriented development techniques. Participants will see Brandywine’s 1919 Market Street, a 29-story contemporary residential and office building transformed as a joint venture with LCOR and CalSTRS and … Read More

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