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ULI Philadelphia Announces Co-Chairs of the Delaware Regional Satellite Council

James Landon and Douglas Hershman join Jay White as Delaware Regional Satellite Council Co-Chairs   The Delaware Regional Satellite Council of Urban Land Institute Philadelphia (ULI Philadelphia) has announced that James A. Landon and Douglas M. Hershman will join Jay L. White as Delaware Regional Satellite Council co-chairs. The Delaware Council engages the state’s public and private sector members through events and programs, and supports membership and community outreach throughout Delaware. James A. Landon is a Partner at Morris James in the firm’s Real Estate Practice group. James’ practice primarily focuses … Read More

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ULI NEXT Philadelphia Applications Due September 30th

This Friday, September 30th, is your last chance to apply for ULI NEXT Philadelphia. This committee’s goal is to enhance the mission of ULI by actively engage members who are 30-45 of age in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. To learn more and to apply please visit http://bit.ly/2dgYicK  Questions? Email Natalia at natalia.serejko@uli.org

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Join ULI NEXT Philadelphia!

We invite you to apply for ULI NEXT Philadelphia! ULI NEXT Philadelphia is designed to champion the ULI mission through a compelling avenue of engagement for mid-career professionals. The goal of ULI NEXT Philadelphia is to actively engage members who are 30-45 of age in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. This Council extends ULI’s global resources and membership networks to foster leadership opportunities in development and the built environment. ULI NEXT Philadelphia will provide a range of benefits to participants as they develop their leadership skills and build lasting relationships … Read More

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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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Philadelphia Named a Leader in New Construction Walkability

Redfin recently published a survey examining which major US cities were building walkable infrastructure. By examining the percentage of new homes with a walk score higher than the city walk score, Redfin proclaimed Philadelphia number one. “Philly is on fire when it comes to walkable new construction,” said Redfin agent Tom Lewis. In nearly every direction you look there are new apartments or condos going up and older buildings are being rehabilitated. A lot of these new homes are in extremely walkable areas that are getting more walkable by the … 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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Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Seeks Proposals for Germantown YWCA

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The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority invites competitive proposals from developers to purchase and rehab the former Germantown YWCA structure at 5820-24 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood. The proposed rehabilitation plan should take into consideration the neighborhood and provide an attractive, well-designed development that enhances the quality and physical appearance of the community. Renovation plans should be sensitive to the building’s historic context and preserve the building’s facade. Developers are encouraged to incorporate sustainable, “green” design features and building materials. Proposals should consider building performance objectives and Energy Star’s building design … Read More

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Carl Dranoff Interviewed by Philadelphia Business Journal

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The Philadelphia Business Journal recently interviewed Carl Dranoff, president and co-founder of Dranoff Properties and Past ULI Philadelphia District Council Chair. For over three decades, Carl has been a trailblazer in region’s real estate by spearheading residential and mixed use projects which have revitalized and enhanced the city’s landscape. In the interview, The Philadelphia Business Journal asks Carl about everything from building a business from scratch to what records he spun as a teenager. Philadelphia Business Journal: What’s your essential business philosophy? Carl Dranoff: Stay focused on building the best product and you … Read More

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Spirit News: How Breweries Impact Community Development

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Spirit News recently covered our latest event which examined the role of breweries on community development. More than 100 people packed the tasting room at Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC) to listen to the panel discussion, which centered on the unique challenges and rewards that breweries face when entering a neighborhood and strategies for engaging their new neighbors. “Brewing Success: How Breweries Are Transforming Real Estate” featured an all-star panel, including Bill Barton, co-founder of PBC; Trevor Hayward, co-founder of Evil Genius Brewing Company; Joanna Winchester, Economic Development Director for the … Read More

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We’re Hiring! Executive Director for ULI Philadelphia

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POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the ULI Executive Vice President for Member Networks (district councils and product councils) and to the District Council Chair of ULI Philadelphia, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the district council’s program of work, including developing and executing strategies that manage the district council and Institute resources, expertise, and leadership to have a constructive impact on local and regional development issues and land use policies. The Executive Director will be charged with the oversight and coordination of the district council’s various activities, including programs, membership, … Read More

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