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
On Wednesday, February 6th, ULI members and colleagues gathered at the newly constructed University of Delaware STAR Campus. The event “Disrupting Real Estate with Technology: A New Era Demands New Thinking” highlighted specific trends and innovations within the industry, such as urbanization, flexibility, the sharing economy, digitization, mobility and artificial intelligence. Keynote speaker James Lee, founder of StratFI, discussed some of the key differences of the modern workplace compared to what we once knew. In the 1970’s, the average square foot per employee was 600. In today’s workplace, it has … Read More
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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
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
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
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
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
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