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U3 Advisors is hiring in San Diego County, California

U3 Advisors is working with the City of Chula Vista, California on the development of a 375-acre University and Innovation District in the city. The proposed site is adjacent to Otay Ranch South, a dense urban planned community of up to 4,000 units.

U3 Advisors has been engaged to manage the exploration of potential higher educational partners as well as the creation and management of Chula Vista University Partnership Inc. (CVUP) – a new non-profit entity that will be responsible for, facilitating development of the university campus. U3 Advisors seeks a Senior Associate to be based in San Diego County to support this effort. 

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Why Universities Alone Aren't Going to Save Your Economy

U3 Advisors' Co-CEO, Omar Blaik, is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education's latest article about the challenges for university anchor strategies in struggling towns and cities. Read the full article here.

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Anchors Lift All Boats: Eds & Meds Engaging with Communities

U3 Advisors' Omar Blaik and George Smith contribute to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's latest report on the significant impact comprehensive, place-based, anchor strategies can have on local and regional economies.  Read the full report here.

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UMd. goes on real estate spree in College Park

The University of Maryland is acquiring real estate along Route 1 in College Park, pushing to create a lively main street that better connects its flagship campus with the town and provides an atmosphere on par with the school’s academics. Read more of about U3 Advisors' collabration with the University on this project here.

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U3 Advisors is Hiring a Paid Graphic Design Intern in New York

U3A currently seeks a Graphic Design Intern to work out of the New York City office, under the supervision of the Operations Manager, to provide graphic design support across offices on a variety of projects. The Graphic Design intern will be a go-to in-house creative resource, from designing proposals to formatting client case studies. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative designer who can work on multiple projects to produce and edit clean and exceptional designs under tight deadlines.

The internship schedule will be two days per week, the specific days being flexible. The internship will begin immediately and continue through May, 2016, with the potential for extension into the summer of 2016 if appropriate.

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Happy Holidays from U3 Advisors!

U3 Advisors 2015 Holiday Card

Download our complete 2015 holiday card here!

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The Diamondback: "College Park development was slow, so University of Maryland stepped in"

Read the Diamondback Staff's Editorial on the latest developments in College Park, MD here .  Since 2009, U3 Advisors has served University of Maryland in College Park, advising on a variety of real estate and community engagement initiatives

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The Barking Dog space could soon become an art house, restaurant

The Barking Dog space, still in the pre-developmental phase, would be part of a public-private partnership with the University of Maryland and the Philadelphia music venue MilkBoy.

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Happy Holidays from U3 Advisors!

Happy Holidays from the U3 Advisors team!

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