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Event Recap: Real Estate Forecast 2019

Real Estate Forecast Press: Thank you to the Urban Land Magazine for covering the event. To read their article, Cautious Confidence Driving Optimism Across Sectors in Philadelphia, click here. Thank you to State Broadcast News for covering the event. To read their article, Strong Economy Keeping All Asset Classes Riding High, ULI Outlook Audience Told, click here. To read the ULI Philadelphia Press Release, click here. To view more pictures on our Facebook page, click here. Over 500 ULI members and real estate professionals came together on November 29th for the … Read More

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WLI on Mindfulness in the Workplace

On November 13, 2018, attendees of the ULI Philadelphia Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) got the experience of feeling refreshed and centered thanks to the guidance of Jillian McFadden, Regional Manager at lululemon and founder of Living You. As leaders in business, we have many competing demands for our time and energy that we try to balance. Jill shared insights and practical steps on the benefits of incorporating mindfulness to help integrate our work and life in a healthy way. This definition of mindfulness that Jillian gave us is helpful to … Read More

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Cautious Confidence Driving Optimism Across Sectors in Philadelphia

It’s tough to turn a corner in Philadelphia these days without running into an image of Gritty, the wild-eyed mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers who has been something of a sensation since being introduced two months ago. Speaking at the Union League building for ULI Philadelphia’s annual Real Estate Forecast event, Lauren Gilchrist, director of research for JLL, said she could even see some of the spirit of Gritty in her crystal ball. The local real estate market in 2019 could be a lot like the mascot, Gilchrist said: chaotic, unpredictable, fun, even slightly … Read More

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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 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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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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Recap: “Inside the Urbanist’s Studio”

ULI Philadelphia’s WLI hosted “Inside the Urbanist’s Studio” on Thursday, October, 25, 2018 at Barbuzzo Mediterranean restaurant.  The event was an intimate conversation between Leslie Smallwood-Lewis, founder of Mosaic Development Partners, LLC and Krystal McLaurin, Project Manager at Palace Builders, LLC. Leslie has been Krystal’s mentor for many years. Both women had great advice and insight into the construction and real estate industry from a woman’s perspective. Here are some things we learned from Krystal and Leslie… Mentoring young people is important. Showing a young person the ropes will turn … Read More

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Fall Meeting Recap: From a WLI Perspective

Making the most of a ULI National Meeting means finding the people grappling with the same challenges. In a sea of 6,000 attendees, participating in WLI and a product council make connecting much easier.  Thanks to Langan’s WLI scholarship I was able to attend ULI’s Fall Meeting as a member of the Public Development & Infrastructure (PDI) council. The mission of the PDI council is to provide leadership to public sector decision makers and private sector partners who are involved in public development projects as the city, state and federal … Read More

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