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Event Recap: 2016 Build Lehigh Valley

On September 7th, ULI Philadelphia and the The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)’ delved into BuildLV’s 2016 report. Outlining trends in housing types, e-commerce, infrastructure, and the commercial sector, a panel of local, regional, and national experts discussed what these trends mean for the future of the Lehigh Valley area. The discussion followed two presentations: BuildLV Development & Outlook Report give by Becky Bradley (Executive Director at Lehigh Valley Planning Commission) and a comparative report of Lehigh Valley’s Northeast Inland Empire to Southern California’s Inland Empire. The event included not only … Read More

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Lehigh Valley’s E-Commerce Boom

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On September 7th our 2016 Build Lehigh Valley Development & Outlook Report will discuss housing types, new institutional development and quantifies commercial markets. Recently, the Wall Street Journal ran a compelling piece detailing the e-commerce boom and its impact on the Lehigh Valley economy and infrastructure. Since the end of the Great Recession in the second quarter of 2010, no U.S. industrial market has grown as fast as the Interstate-78/Interstate-81 corridor, which includes the Lehigh Valley and parts of Central Pennsylvania, but excludes the Philadelphia market. “As supply chains have … Read More

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September 7: 2016 Build Lehigh Valley Development & Outlook Report

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Join ULI Philadelphia and a panel of national, regional, and local experts as they address the latest findings from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)’s BuildLV report. The report covers regional trends including urbanization, the region’s position as a strategic inland freight hub, and the global perspective, along with the evolution of housing types, new institutional development and commercial markets. LVPC’s newest BuildLV report will also showcase how land development activity compares to previous years. Don’t miss this definitive data analysis and discussion of the next 12 to 24 months … Read More

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#ULIAwards: Social Campaign

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June 1st through the 15th ULI Philadelphia’s Twitter feed will be highlighting award finalists at the 3rd Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence using #ULIAwards. Each post will feature the one of the fifteen finalists as well as spotlighting the reason behind their selection. This year all fifteen finalists are located in urban areas (Philadelphia, Camden, and Bethlehem) and feature walkable and transit oriented projects complete with community-focused amenities. Congratulations to Our 2016 Finalists: 3737 Chestnut (Philadelphia) AQ Rittenhouse (Philadelphia) Central Green at The Navy Yard (Philadelphia) Cira Green (Philadelphia) Community Legal Services, North … Read More

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Advisory Board member Becky Bradley featured in Lehigh Valley Business

Lehigh Valley Business called ULI Philadelphia member Becky Bradley “one of the most influential people on business in the Greater Lehigh Valley.” Citing her passion for long-term growth and strategic land development in the region as well as her involvement in planning organizations such as ULI and Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, the article discusses where Becky wants to head in 2016 and beyond. “It’s always important to look at the long-term decisions,” Bradley said. “Once you figure out what the future scenarios will be, you have that obligation to lay out … 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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