Region on the Rise

Friday, March 29, 2019
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Development in the Greater Philadelphia real estate market has shown steady improvement over the last few years. Hear from regional experts such as Patrick Gallagher, Managing Director, JLL, and Tom Weitzel, Managing Director, JLL, as they discuss the projects on the horizon that will bolster the market and continue to increase investment confidence in the industrial, commercial and residential markets.

Gain insight into the current trends and challenges facing the industry, how new investment incentives may drive developments in some underserved communities, and how the suburban office trend may impact residential markets.

Speakers to-date:
Bill Hankowsky, Chairman, President & CEO, Liberty Property Trust
Timothy Mason, Vice President of Construction Management, STV, Inc.
Anne Bovaird Nevins, Chief Strategy and Communications Officer, PIDC
Angelo Perryman, President & CEO, Perryman Construction
Moderated by: Benjamin Connors, President, GBCA

Attendees will  learn:
What kind of improvements can local government participate in to increase development potential around the waterfront and other areas eyed for development such as Schuylkill Yards?
What is the trickle-down effect on other industries when development and construction are thriving in our region?
How do innovation hubs impact the surrounding neighborhoods, in terms of investments in residential, commercial, and industrial properties?

This Event is Closed



  • Benjamin Connors

    President, General Building Contractors Association, Inc.

  • Timothy Mason

    Vice President, STV Incorporated

  • Anne Nevins

    Chief Strategy and Communications Officer, PIDC

  • Angelo Perryman

    President & CEO, Perryman Construction


Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary, availability is not guaranteed for walk-ins. Payment is required upon registration/entrance. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made. Tickets will be held at the door. Reserved seating for tables of 10 only. Please advise your guests that tickets will be held at the door under your company name.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

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