Monthly Archives: November 2014

“Real Estate Doctors Offer Prescriptions for a Better Philly”

“If you were king for a day, what would you change about the way the city operates?” That question, posed to a panel of local real estate leaders at the Urban Land Institute Philadelphia’s annual “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” event at the Union League on November 22, produced the most interesting responses from the panel discussion, according to Sandy Smith, real estate blogger and attendee at this year’s conference. The four panelists – Daniel M. DiLella, president and CEO of Equus Capital Partners; William P. Hankowsky, president and CEO of Liberty Property … Read More

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Who are the top women in real estate?

In her latest article for Fortune Magazine, editor Leigh Gallagher reflects on her interview with Marilyn Jordan Taylor at ULI Philadelphia’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Council held on November 5, 2014. Fortune’s resident real estate expert says readers should keep their eyes on the industry’s rising crop of successful women. Read more here.

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Conversation with Leigh Gallagher

On November 5, the ULI Philadelphia Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted a terrific discussion with Fortune Magazine editor, author and MSNBC contributor Leigh Gallagher and Penn School of Design Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor.  The conversation focused on the latest trends in journalism, key facets of leadership, and of course, an in depth Q&A about Leigh’s new book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving. In a recent interview with Urban Land Magazine, Gallagher that the suburbs are suffering because of changing demographic trends, rising crime in the suburbs and a general … Read More

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Woolwich Township looks toward Regional Center

  At the request of Woolwich Township, Urban Land Institute Philadelphia, the tri-state District Council of the global non-profit Urban Land Institute, conducted a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to study opportunities and challenges surrounding the development of the Woolwich Township Regional Center.  The report offers recommendations to reconfigure the existing center into three core areas of mixed-use, industrial and low impact rural/institutional zones; developing a trail system to leverage natural resources and rethinking design guidelines to make the center more walkable and accessible for both pedestrians and vehicles. Exit 2 of the … Read More

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