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ULI PHL Announces 13 Finalists for 2019 Rouse Awards for Excellence

Urban Land Institute Philadelphia (ULI) Philadelphia is pleased to announce the finalists for its 6th Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence. The national jury of experts comprised of interdisciplinary industry leaders from around the country recognized the high quality and impact across all projects that were submitted. Winners will be announced at a cocktail reception on June 12th. The Awards for Excellence, modeled after the ULI Global Awards for Excellence, recognizes superior development projects in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware that capture the ULI … Read More

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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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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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Opportunities Still Available for Columbia Borough TAP

There are a few panelist opportunities still available! ULI is seeking volunteer expertise in Retail, Market Analysis or Economic Development for a potential mixed-use redevelopment project in Columbia’s Central Business District. ULI PHL is recruiting 10-12 members to serve on a two-day Technical Assistance Panel that will provide Columbia Borough (Lancaster County) with recommendations for a potential mixed-use redevelopment project in the heart of Columbia’s Central Business District. As part of this TAP, Columbia Borough has requested that ULI members explore opportunities for an infill mixed-use development that fulfills an identified market need, determine parking solutions for … Read More

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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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