Monthly Archives: February 2019

Finalists Chosen for 2019 ULI Hines Competition

The selection of four finalist teams for the 2019 ULI Hines Student Competition took place February 11 and February 12 at ULI’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The jury, chaired by ULI Foundation Governor Alex Rose, evaluated 90 entries for this year’s competition challenge, which involves linking the central business district in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the downtown waterfront using a decked highway. The four finalists are: two teams from the University of Texas at Austin, one team with representatives from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and one team from … Read More

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Event Recap: “The Future of Work”

About 200 ULI members and colleagues came together on Thursday, February 14th at the Free Library of Philadelphia for the kick-off of the Future of Work project, partnered by ULI Philadelphia and PIDC. Keynote speaker, Susan Lund from the McKinsey Global Institute, started off the morning with a presentation on her research into the future of work, followed by two panels who discussed topics ranging from national job disruption to empathy in artificial intelligence. Lund’s presentation focused on the wide range of American occupations and their ability to be automated. … Read More

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Event Recap: “Disrupting Real Estate with Technology”

On Wednesday, February 6th, ULI members and colleagues gathered at the newly constructed University of Delaware STAR Campus. The event “Disrupting Real Estate with Technology: A New Era Demands New Thinking” highlighted specific trends and innovations within the industry, such as urbanization, flexibility, the sharing economy, digitization, mobility and artificial intelligence. Keynote speaker James Lee, founder of StratFI, discussed some of the key differences of the modern workplace compared to what we once knew. In the 1970’s, the average square foot per employee was 600. In today’s workplace, it has … Read More

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We’re Hiring! Join the ULI Philadelphia Team

We’re hiring for a Manager position. This is a great opportunity to join a small team making a big impact, work with ULI member leaders in the real estate industry and help shape the future of ULI Philadelphia.   Is this a good fit for you or someone you know? Please share with your networks! Read the job description and apply here.  

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Be in the Know with ULI

Receive your copy of Emerging Trends in Real Estate® when you join ULI this month. Learn where you should invest; which sectors and markets offer the best prospects; and what are the trends in capital markets that will affect real estate. Join us today using source code TRENDS. Attend local and regional events, meet with potential partners, and discover opportunities to be involved.

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PennDesign Real Estate Club & ULI Hines Pin Up Party

PennDesign Real Estate Club and ULI Philadelphia would like to invite you to a Pin-Up Party on Tuesday, February 19th from 5:30-8:00 at Dean’s Alley in Meyerson Hall (210 S 34th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104) to celebrate everyone who participated in the ULI Hines competition! If you participated in the competition, don’t miss out on the opportunity to show off all your hard work; email Ellyse Murphy and Justin Moodie by Friday, February 15th to have your boards included in the pin-up! If you did not participate, we still encourage you to come check out this year’s submissions … Read More

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WLI January Meeting Recap

The ULI Philadelphia Women’s Leadership Initiative met on January 9th in the lobby of the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia for a modern-day book club – a discussion on lessons in leadership from the Malcolm Gladwell Revisionist History Podcast, “Big Men Can’t Shoot.” The podcast used sports stories to illustrate how hard it is for some people to go against the norms, even when an alternate route is proven superior. For example, throwing an underhanded free throwing in basketball has been shown to be more accurate – but is avoided because … Read More

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