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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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How Breweries Are Changing the Face of Philadelphia

Members of ULI Philadelphia’s brewery panel discussed how Philadelphia neighborhoods have evolved thanks of the rise in craft breweries and brewpubs. Speaking from Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC) in Kensington, executives from major developers, designers, breweries, and New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NCKDC) – the local neighborhood association – examined craft beer trends. Occurring hours after Yards Brewery announced their operational expansion to Fifth and Spring Garden, the panel focused on how breweries allowed for the rejuvenation and revitalization of neighborhoods across Philadelphia. Panelists specifically focused on the socio-economic impacts of … Read More

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Last Call for Scholarships

The deadline for ULI Philadelphia’s Future Leaders scholarship is April 1st. Apply today at http://on.uli.org/1RNYRaR ULI Philadelphia offers scholarships to Future Leaders through an initiative created by our Young Leaders. Currently, the “Future Leaders” scholarship initiative raises funds to award one scholarship annually each to an undergraduate student ($1,000) and a graduate student ($2,000) engaged in a ULI-related field of academic study such as planning, real estate development, architecture, engineering, real estate law, construction management, real estate finance, economic development, etc.

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Now Open – Scholarship Applications

ULI (Urban Land Institute) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 school year.  The “Future Leaders” scholarship awards one scholarship annually each to an undergraduate student ($1,000) and a graduate student ($2,000) engaged in a ULI-related field of academic study such as planning, real estate development, architecture, engineering, real estate law, construction management, real estate finance, economic development, etc. The mission of ULI is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute today has more than 36,000 … Read More

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