Monthly Archives: November 2018

Press Release: ULI PHL Real Estate Forecast Highlights A Year of Transformation

On November 29th, real estate experts, ULI leaders and industry professionals met to share perspectives from “Trends at the Top” and discuss the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019 report released by ULI and PwC on October 10th. This year’s report defines the real estate climate and forecast as one of transformation. Over 500 ULI members and industry leaders joined ULI Philadelphia for its 19th annual Real Estate Forecast. Local speakers backed this up trend with business perspectives and research showing a strong local market sprinkled with chaos, uncertainty and … Read More

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Brandywine Realty Trusts’ Cira Award Winners Announced

The Cira Award Student Scholarship Program, sponsored by Brandywine Realty Trust, is designed to engage students in the thriving land use industry in Philadelphia. For one year, beginning in November 2018, winners will attend ULI Philadelphia events, receive exclusive mentorship from a Brandywine Executive, participate on the Young Leaders Council, and network with ULI members to enhance their educational endeavors and learn more about the real estate industry. Meet this year’s winners: Christopher Marshall and Jill Schoenfeld. Christopher Marshall is currently completing a joint degree at the University of Pennsylvania … Read More

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ULI Call for Proposals – TAP Writer

Technical Assistance Panel Writer Call for Proposals ULI Philadelphia is seeking proposals from writing professionals with experience in the land use, real estate, development or planning industries interested in serving as the contracted writer for an upcoming TAP sponsored by SEPTA. The contracted writer will participate on a high-profile TAP in early calendar year 2019, with the opportunity to participate on future projects as they are scheduled. For more information, requirements and to submit your proposal, please click here: Call for Proposals _ULI Philadelphia _TAP Writer

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ULI Philadelphia and Southwest CDC Receive Grant to Support Grays Ferry Jumpstart Housing Program

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philadelphia, in conjunction with the Southwest Community Development Corporation (SWCDC), received an implementation grant from the Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative to support further expansion of the Jumpstart program in the Grays Ferry neighborhood.  This implementation grant builds upon the work of a Grays Ferry Healthy Corridor Study completed in December 2017 and a 2018 grant from LISC Philadelphia that broadened the Jumpstart program from Germantown to include Southwest Philadelphia. The Urban Land Institute’s National Health Corridor Project works with communities to develop and … Read More

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RECAP: Tour of Downtown York Revitalization

On November 1, 2018 members of ULI Philadelphia and colleagues in the Central Pennsylvania region descended upon downtown York for a tour of recent redevelopment in Royal Square and West Market Street. Dylan Bauer, President of Development at Royal Square Development and Construction (RSDC), lead over 25 ULI members on a journey through historic buildings repurposed into mixed-use event, office, retail, restaurant and artists’ space. One could immediately feel RSDC’s connection to the arts community in Royal Square. Murals throughout the neighborhood,  art galleries and an eclectic mix of tenants … Read More

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Now Recruiting Members for SEPTA 69th Street Terminal TAP

ULI PHL is recruiting 10-12 members to serve on a two-day Technical Assistance Panel that will provide SEPTA with recommendations on improving customer experience at the 69th Street Terminal. As part of this TAP, SEPTA has requested that ULI members explore opportunities for reprogramming space within the terminal, enhancing wayfinding signage and increasing connectivity to the Upper Darby community. Although the 69th Street Transportation Center is one of SEPTA’s most utilized transit hubs, serving approximately 35,000 people each weekday, limited amenities and confusing signage do not support a high-quality customer … Read More

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Applications Now Open for Mentorship Program

ULI Philadelphia is now accepting applications for the 2019 Mentorship Program. The purpose of this program is to foster an exchange of professional ideas, friendship, and expertise among young professionals and industry veterans to enhance the growth curve and experience of both parties. Our Young Leaders’ Mentorship Committee will pair younger ULI members with more experienced members, based on shared interests, backgrounds, and goals. Each match will meet at least four times throughout the year at their convenience for lunch, coffee, after work, or at a ULI program or event. … Read More

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Final Week to Highlight Your Firm at the Real Estate Forecast

ULI Philadelphia’s largest event of the year offers your firm the opportunity to stand out among 500+ industry leaders. On November 29th at The Union League, attendees will discuss national and local trends, network with colleagues and hear from industry leaders on key drivers for growth. Deadline to sponsor is Friday, November 9th. See below for exclusive levels still available.   Title Sponsor Exclusivity in your category 8 complimentary registrations Introduce a speaker Prominent corporate banner display Complimentary table sponsorship featuring your logo Coffee Break Sponsor Firm Marketing at Coffee Station … Read More

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