Monthly Archives: December 2017

Applications Now Open for Mentorship Program

We are currently accepting applications for a yearlong mentoring program designed to develop emerging talent in real estate and foster mutually beneficial relationships within ULI. Our Young Leaders Council will pair younger ULI members with more experienced members, based on shared interests, backgrounds, and goals. Each match will meet at least four times a year at their convenience for lunch, coffee, after work, or at a ULI program or event. Interested in being a Mentee? Apply here before the January 1st deadline.  Interested in volunteering as a Mentor? Apply here.  

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Women’s Leadership Council Conducts Spark Lab

On November 28, 2017,  ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative partnered with Spark Program to host a Lab for girls from Blaine Elementary, a co-ed K-12 school in Strawberry Mansion.   Melissa Govette of M&T Bank, a ULI member and Spark Program board member, welcomed the students in a conference room overlooking the Philadelphia skyline at their Center City location. Spark Program’s mission is to help bridge the gap between the students in underserved communities by partnering with a variety of leading corporations, giving a bird’s eye view of potential career options … Read More

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Brandywine Realty Trusts’ ULI “Cira Award” Scholarship Winners Announced

The Cira Award Scholarship program, sponsored by Brandywine Realty Trust, complements the ULI Etkin Johnson Program and is designed to immerse its student participants into the thriving land use industry in Philadelphia. For one year, beginning in November, program participants will attend ULI Philadelphia events, participate on committees, meet with a mentor and network with ULI members to enhance their scholastic endeavors and learn the benefits of ULI membership. Winners received one year of a complimentary membership as well as complimentary registrations, participation in the mentorship program, and other benefits. … Read More

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Recap: Forecast 2018

This past Thursday November 30th, members of ULI Philadelphia convened at The Union League on South Broad Street for the Real Estate Forecast 2018. Local industry leaders shared their thoughts on the state of real estate in their respective sectors. After a morning coffee and networking session, the event was kicked of by Bill Hankowsky, CEO of Liberty Property Trust (LPT), who spoke about the local industrial real estate market. “The industrial world is on fire,” Hankowsky proudly declared. He detailed the ongoing paradigm shift in global logistics due to … Read More

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The ULI National Product Council Program is Expanding in 2018.

The ULI National Organization is excited to announce the creation of ten new National Product Councils! This thoughtful expansion reflects both member demand and feedback. Product Council members have long shared the significant impact the program has had in their lives, both professionally and personally. ULI is expanding the program on topics with the greatest demand, both existing and new. ULI’s National Product Council Program provides a platform for Full Members to connect with one another around specific industry topics and product types. Meeting twice a year at the Spring and … Read More

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