Monthly Archives: March 2019

WLI Meeting Recap: “Be a Better Negotiator”

The March meeting of the Women’s Leadership Initiative of Philadelphia’s Urban Land Institute was generously hosted by JKRP Architects. We honed our negotiating skills using a video taken from the International Women’s Day (IWD) toolkit. This year’s IWD theme was Balance for Better. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender balance — which perfectly aligns with our focus for this year’s WLI programming. We began with this eye-opening graphic … Read More

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Event Recap: “Third Annual Shark Tank”

ULI Philadelphia’s Young Leaders Council held its Third Annual Shark Tank event on Tuesday, March 19th at FMC Tower at Cira Centre South. In what has become one of the most popular events of the year, local real estate developers present their local development projects to an esteemed, experienced panel of “shark” investors and financiers.     This year’s sharks included: Allan Domb, Allan Domb Real Estate and At-Large City Councilman Lauren Gilchrest, JLL – Philadelphia Doug Green, MSC Retail Brad Korman, Korman Communities Bernie Shields, M&T Bank Two local … Read More

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Find out what 10 members have said about ULI. Then become a member yourself and we’ll offer 10 percent off membership and 10 dollars off your next local event! Join today with promo code MARCHDC.    

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WLI February Meeting Recap

The February meeting of the Women’s Leadership Initiative of Philadelphia Urban Land Institute took place at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Council (PIDC) offices – an appropriate place to hear from Anne Boviard Nevins of PIDC and Sylvie Gallier Howard, First Deputy Commerce Director at the City of Philadelphia about Philadelphia’s Amazon HQ2 bid, lessons learned and the path forward for Philadelphia. When Amazon announced their plans for headquarters expansion, cities across America scrambled to bid. Anne said Philadelphia wasted no time in putting together a dream-team of city advocates. Sylvie … Read More

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Partner Announcement: Call for Programs for 2019 Forum on Architecture + Design

AIA Philadelphia’s Forum on Architecture + Design sets the stage for professional and personal advancement across disciplines. Providing high-quality education through engaging lectures and interactive sessions, Forum is the place to learn, collaborate, and exchange ideas that will make a positive impact through the design of the built environment. The conference schedule allows for seminars of 60 or 90 minutes in length. To review program requirements and submit a program for 2019 Forum on Architecture + Design, please click here. Interested in collaborating and submitting tour and seminar ideas? Submit your proposal … Read More

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Meet The Esteemed ULI Awards Jury

The Urban Land Institute has set the standard in recognizing outstanding and transformational land use developments, best practices and creative visioning. ULI Philadelphia will honor the projects within the region with our 6th Annual Awards for Excellence, celebrating the legacy of the late ULI Philadelphia founder and civic leader Bill Rouse.  Winning projects represent the highest standards of achievement in the development industry and advance the ULI mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Applications close on March 8, 2019. Yolanda Cole,** … Read More

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Deadline for Rouse Awards Applications Extended!

ULI Philadelphia will celebrate transformational projects within the region with the 6th Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence.  Deadline extended! Apply and highlight your project with a national jury of experts and the ULI community. Winners will be announced on June 12th.   New deadline to apply is Friday, March 8th.  Meet the Jury! Share your project with a national jury of ULI experts and industry leaders.   Selection Priorities: Leadership in Development: Achieves high standard of excellence in real estate development – architecture, design, planning, construction, amenities, economics, and management, … Read More

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