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In Memoriam: John Francis Gough, Esquire

It is with a very heavy heart at U3 Advisors that we share the passing of John Gough, Esq. on March 18, 2018. John was our corporate counsel, a trusted advisor, and dear friend to the U3 family since 2006.  We remember John not only for his legal acumen, but his decency and kindness. We will miss John dearly and extend our deepest condolences to John's family during this difficult time.

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U3A is hiring an Associate

U3 Advisors (U3A) is a nationally recognized consulting practice with offices in New York, Philadelphia, and Boston that provides real estate and economic development solutions to the institutions that anchor our communities. U3A is seeking an Associate to join its growing team.

U3A offers a competitive compensation package, including salary, the opportunity to earn a bonus, and a generous employee benefits package.

Click here to read learn more about the opportunity and how to apply.

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U3A's Jaime Flaherty co-authored article featured in Development Southern Africa

U3 Advisors' Managing Director & CFO Jaime Flaherty was recently published in the Development Southern Africa journal (Volume 35, #1) with an article she co-wrote with U3 Advisors' University of Pretoria client. “Integrating the Edges: University of Pretoria’s Neighbourhood Anchor Strategy” highlights the significant initiatives UP is undertaking to lead an urban renewal and social transformation project around its Hatfield campus in the City of Tshwane, South Africa. U3 Advisors worked on developing the framework strategy for UP and drew upon their deep experience with anchor institution strategies in the United States. The article grew out of Jaime’s presentation at the University-City Building Conference in Cape Town (October 2016) which hosted experts and key stakeholders around higher education initiatives in South Africa.

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Press

Update from Memphis: "Neighborhoods growing in Medical District"

Read the latest Op-ed in the Commerical Appeal, highlighting the progress made by The Memphis Medical District Collaborative in the Memphis Medical District, where U3 Advisors is still engaged,working with the MMDC and local partners with planning & implementation of various initiatives.

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New Full-Service Animal Shelter Announced in the Bronx

Working with engineering firm Mott MacDonald and a team of animal shelter experts, U3 Advisors assisted the New York City Department of Health (DOH) and it’s contract operator Animal Care Centers (ACC) in the site selection and predevelopment planning for a new full service animal shelter in the Bronx.

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Chattanooga’s Innovation District revived the city — but is it sustainable?

“This isn’t necessarily going to be a new building or a new street — it could be that, and I hope it is along with many other new things.” Read about U3 Advisors' latest engagement in the Chattanooga Innovation District. As in Chattanooga , U3A is engaged nationwide - supporting the institutions that anchor our communities.

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U3 Advisors original research on Employer Assisted Housing Incentives published and presented at Congress for New Urbanism Seattle Conference

Anchor Institutions, such as universities and hospitals, have the power to bring about positive economic and physical change in their surrounding neighborhoods." U3A's Alex Feldman and Shea O'Neill contributed their paper, Live Local - Achieving Equitable and Sustainable Neighborhood Development through Anchor-Led Housing Incentives  to the Congress for New Urbanism's 25th annual convening.  Read the full research paper here

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Milkboy ArtHouse opens in College Park

"Great cities are not made of few large projects but of many unique smaller projects. We believe Milkboy will be just that." MilkBoy ArtHouse, a collaboration between MilkBoy, a Philadelphia-based music and entertainment company, and the University of Maryland's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center will feature multiple bars, restaurant areas with seating and two stages for artists to perform. U3A worked with the various university and community stakeholders to help bring MilkBoy to College Park. Since 2009, U3 Advisors has served the University of Maryland in College Park, advising on a variety of real estate and place-based economic development initiatives. 

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Towson University seeks to improve downtown through stronger bonds with neighbors

The Baltimore Sun reports on U3A's work with Towson University to deepen connections between the University's campus and the surrounding community.
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