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Recap of ULI Disrupt

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On Tuesday September 27th, ULI Philadelphia welcomed its first all-female panel to discuss trends in transportation infrastructure, the internet of things, disruptive technology, and climate change. Moderated by Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)’s Executive Director Barry Seymour, the panel featured a diverse range of thought leaders: Felicite Moorman. Esq., CEO of BuLogics & StraIS; Leslie Richards, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Harriet Tregoning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Barry led off the panel by discussing three major forces that … Read More

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Eight Winners Announced at ULI Philadelphia’s 3rd Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

ULI Philadelphia’s Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence recognize the best real estate projects completed within the last five years in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. The winning projects – which represent a variety of types, including urban mixed-use, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, multipurpose entertainment, and institutional projects – were scored by 15 jury members from around the nation on use of best practices; quality planning and design; elements that build healthy places; environmental sustainability and energy reduction; economic success and market acceptance. “The finalists and … Read More

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Reinventing a city requires a strategy, not just money

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It’s apparent that the city of Philadelphia is undergoing a massive real estate transformation; many tourists and first-timers are pleasantly surprised by the incredible projects in the region. The reinventing of the city was put on a national stage during April’s Spring Meeting in Philadelphia. Leaders from across the globe were impressed by Philadelphia’s unique culture and heritage and how it’s incorporated into the city’s infrastructure and strategy. The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Al Heavens had this realization while monitoring #ULISpring on Twitter during the Spring Meeting: The impressions expressed by the tourists were positive. … Read More

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ULI 2015 Annual Report

Urban Land Institute’s Annual Report for 2015 is here! The Annual Report provides an important opportunity to celebrate our members’ contributions to the ULI mission as well as shows the power of the ULI network. The report provides an institutional record of ULI’s activities in fiscal year 2015 for generations to come. The report is also a reflection of members and sponsors hard work, talent, and dedication to ULI and a testament to staff and members working together to strengthen the Institute’s role as a global leader. Please take a moment to … Read More

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Spring Meeting Registration Update

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Join the nearly 3,000 attendees of this year’s Spring Meeting! This annual meeting of land use leaders and influencers represents a unique opportunity to connect with and gain exposure to the most committed and influential of ULI’s 37,000 members from around the world. This gathering is held exclusively for ULI Full Members – ULI’s highest level of membership – as well as all ULI members within the Philadelphia region. Full membership is selective; Full Members are senior executives and principals, regarded as thought leaders by their organizations and peers. Decision-makers … Read More

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Contagious Urbanization: How Suburbs are Embracing Mixed-Use and Density

Changing demographics and desires are driving redevelopment in suburban communities towards more compact and mixed-use development — in retail, office and residential uses.  Learn how single-use office parks, fading shopping malls and sleepy sprawling suburbs are waking up, and how you can play a role. MODERATOR:  Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune; and host of Fortune Live on fortune.com; and author of The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving. Eli Kahn, Principal, E. Kahn Development Corp., on new developments including Chestnut Square in downtown West Chester, … Read More

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Recap of Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Forum

Wednesday, February 10th Mayors from across the Lehigh Valley gathered at Lehigh University’s beautiful Mountaintop campus for a discussion about sustainable ways to grow and enhance the region. Co-hosted by Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC), this forum provided an outlet for government leaders to analyze suburban trends and previous ecological and sustainable efforts as well as present new initiatives. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Bethlehem Fire Chief Robert Novatnack, Easton Mayor Sal Panto Jr. each took their turn speaking to the packed house alongside moderator Ashley Russo of PEAK TV. To … Read More

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DVGBC and ULI Philadelphia Present: Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Forum: Next Generation Cities and Suburbs

  DVGBC and ULI Philadelphia are co-hosting the Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Forum featuring Mayor Ed Pawlowski of Allentown; Mayor Robert J. Donchez of Bethlehem; Mayor Salvatore J. Panto, Jr. of Easton; and Mayor Edward D. Hozza, Jr. of Whitehall Township. Click here to learn more about our panelists and moderator, Ashley S. Russo, President and Executive Producer of ASR Media Productions and creator of The PEAK TV   Hear the Mayors’ thoughts on: Supporting sustainable change and their visions for planning and redevelopment in the Lehigh Valley Changes in social and economic circumstances, such as evolving demographics and … Read More

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Spring Meeting Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2016 Spring Meeting in Philadelphia is officially open! The Spring Meeting is an exclusive event, open to ULI Full Members and to all members in ULI Philadelphia, where we come together to discuss strategies for our businesses. The face-to-face interactions, candid sharing of ideas, and small-group discussions that make up the Spring Meeting are at the heart of the ULI experience. There is simply no better place to build relationships. Philadelphia is in the midst of one of the largest development expansions in its history. Optional tours will take you … Read More

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SOLD OUT — Delaware Developers’ Forum – What’s Driving Real Estate in The Diamond State?

  Join ULI members and colleagues for a breakfast forum discussing new and planned real estate development trends and activity in Delaware. Learn about significant opportunities in entrepreneurial real estate including:   How to invest and develop in a competitive region Best practices for competing in a region with strengths in consumer-driven financial and legal services, governmental/politics, pharmaceuticals, and “eds and meds” What to expect in real estate development and investment activity WHEN: February 2, 2016 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Program & Networking WHERE: University of Delaware Arsht … Read More

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