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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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PHL Rouse Awards for Excellence Applications- Deadline 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.  Selection Priorities: Leadership in Development: Achieves high standard of excellence in real estate development – architecture, design, planning, construction, amenities, economics, and management, etc. Provides models, lessons, strategies or techniques that other communities or organizations can adapt. Sustainability & Building … Read More

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Make This Year Extraordinary with ULI

Is your New Year’s resolution to make personal connections with people who share your interests, stay up to date on the latest trends or make an impact in your community as a leader? From now until January 31st, save 10% on all ULI memberships, and create the opportunities you want this year! Join ULI and make connections with 42,000+ industry leaders. Attend local and regional events, meet with potential partners, and discover opportunities to be involved. As a ULI member, you will be a part of an organization that is leading the … Read More

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WLI December Meeting Recap

The December meeting of the Women’s Leadership Initiative of ULI Philadelphia brought together two women working to make Philadelphia a green, thriving economy: Anna Shipp, Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and Jamie Gauthier, Executive Director of the Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC). The conversation was moderated by Allison Shapker (Director of Capital Projects with FPC and our WLI Community Outreach chairperson). It quickly became clear that both organizations have big plans for Philadelphia in 2019 and that they understand the importance of listening. FPC exists to champion Philadelphia’s … Read More

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ULI PHL Members Honored at 2018 Inquirer Influencers of Real Estate

On December 11th, the Philadelphia Inquirer honored a group of Philadelphia’s leading real estate professionals at the 2018 Inquirer Influences of Real Estate event. Winners were selected by a panel of experts based on accomplishments, business impact, and civic/community services. ULI Philadelphia would like to congratulate the local ULI members who were honored at the event for developing and revitalizing the Philadelphia region through innovation, administration, and community engagement. We are proud to have the Philadelphia District Council represented for their contribution to the community. Developer of the Year Award Joseph F. … Read More

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Meet the 2019 NEXT Flight

ULI NEXT Philadelphia is designed to champion the ULI mission through a compelling avenue of engagement for mid-career professionals. The goal of ULI NEXT Philadelphia is to actively engage members in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. Meet the third ULI Philadelphia NEXT Flight. Susannah Henshel (NEXT Co-Chair)  Susannah Henschel is a Vice President at RPM Development, a firm specializing in residential and mixed-use development with an emphasis on affordable housing in New Jersey. She works on all aspects of the development process – from identifying development opportunities, to putting together financing … Read More

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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. To see videos of the speakers, click here: Bill Hankowsky, Joe Coradino, Jay Shah, Doug … 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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