ULI Philadelphia can cross-promote educational event announcements with other real estate and land use organizations on a limited basis and also post selected programs in our monthly email newsletter; information is due on the 20th of the preceding month, with priority to members and sponsors. For more information please contact Kevin Moran, email@example.com.
The following regional programs and opportunities may be of interest to our members:
Funding Opportunity: Single Room Occupancy Program
RFP to supply and/or operate SRO-Philadelphia, a single room occupancy program. SRO-Philadelphia seeks to provide temporary housing in a non-congregate sleeping environment for 250 vulnerable individuals who are experiencing homelessness. This will allow individuals to live independently with support in a single room, decreasing the possibility that they will contract COVID-19.
The Trust for Public Land Seeks Program Manager
The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing the construction of parks and playgrounds in Philadelphia in partnership with public agencies and other local organizations. The Program Manager will lead park development projects, managing outside consultants and contractors throughout the design and construction process.
PIDC Seeking to Fill Two Positions at Navy Yard
Green Building United: Call for Sessions for the 2020 New Gravity Housing Conference
Call for Session Proposals are currently being accepted for the 2020 New Gravity Housing Conference! Share your lessons learned and expertise from high performance affordable housing projects with over 300 professionals working to advance safe, affordable, and resilient housing for all. Proposals due May 22nd! http://bit.ly/NewGravity2020
AIA Philadelphia: Call for Programs for the 2020 Forum on Design + Architecture
The Call for Programs for the Forum on Architecture and Design is out. AIA Philadelphia looks forward to reviewing your proposals for both seminars and tours. The Forum will be held ideally in person, but they are investigating virtual options in event that COVID-19 is a continued threat and that format is necessary. Due May 21, 2020 at 11:59pm. Learn more.
Berks Alliance Releases Strategic Plan and Reauthorization of the Reading Downtown Improvement District Authority RFP
The Berks Alliance, a 501(c)3, focused on community development in Berks County, Pennsylvania, is seeking a consultant to develop a strategic plan for the City of Reading Downtown Improvement District (DID). As a second phase, the consultant may also be asked to assist with the process for reauthorization of the Special Assessment District that authorizes the DID and provides funding for operations.
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Reading Terminal Market Releases Filbert Street Construction Project Management Services RFP
The Filbert Street transformation project will reconstruct the block of Filbert Street between 11th and 12th Streets, which borders the south side of the Market, creating a dynamic and flexible space that can host temporary merchant stands, art installations, public programming, additional seating, and special events.
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Kensington Corridor Trust Seeking Executive Director
The Kensington Corridor Trust (KCT) is an innovative cross-sector partnership between Impact Services (a non-profit community-based organization), Shift Capital (a social impact real estate B-Corp), IF LAB (an inclusive technical assistance provider), and PIDC (Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation). This partnership takes a multi-stakeholder, multi-pronged approach to corridor revitalization, combining lessons from like-minded efforts that have proven effective in strengthening corridors.
The Theory of Change is to restore cleanliness and safety, attract and accelerate value-add businesses and services, increase job opportunities, and increase long-term community wealth through thoughtful real estate acquisition and development, community engagement and ownership, small business lending and technical assistance, and safety and health programming.