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The Next Step in Qualified Opportunity Zones

October 17, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Renaissance Allentown Hotel
12 N. 7th St
Allentown, PA 18101 United States

ULI Philadelphia, The City of Allentown & The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority Invite You to Discover

“Why Allentown?”

Special Guest Speakers:

  • Charlie Dent, CNN Contributor and Recent U.S. Congressman
  • Tom Murphy, Former Pittsburgh Mayor and Current ULI Fellow
  • Evan Weiss, Director of PEL Analytics, advisor on the formation of several early major Qualified Opportunity Funds
Panel Discussion on “Why Allentown is a Proven Investment” Moderated by Tom Murphy with:
  • Steve Bamford, Executive Director, Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority
  • Leonard Lightner, Director of Community and Economic Development, City of Allentown
  • J.B. Reilly, CEO, City Center Investment Corp., with $400 million invested in Allentown
  • Scott Unger, Executive Director, Allentown Economic Development Corp.
  • Don Bernhard, Executive Director, Downtown Allentown Community Development Initiative


Registration: 11 – 11:45 am
Buffet Lunch: 11:45 – 12:30 pm
Program Begins: 12:30 pm

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