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File #: 180525    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 5/17/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/17/2018
Title: Recognizing June 4 through June 9, 2018 as Philly Real Estate Week in the City of Philadelphia and Celebrating Its Founder Nicole Purvy.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Blackwell
Attachments: 1. Signature18052500.pdf
Recognizing June 4 through June 9, 2018 as Philly Real Estate Week in the City of Philadelphia and Celebrating Its Founder Nicole Purvy.

WHEREAS, The first annual Philly Real Estate Week ("PREW") will launch on June 4th, 2018 in the City of Philadelphia. Philly Real Estate Week is a celebration dedicated to providing useful knowledge on real estate in order to foster growth and provide educational training. The week will feature a wide range of information to attendees, with workshops focusing on urban planning, homeownership, residential and commercial investing and more; and

WHEREAS, PREW will host a forum on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission on Monday, June 4th for a session on its Philadelphia2035 Vision and Comprehensive Plan, hosted by Arthur Lyons. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about implementation projects in South, West, Southwest, Center City, Northeast, and Northwest Philadelphia, as well as the Citizens Planning Institute; and

WHEREAS, PREW will host two sessions on homebuying on Tuesday, June 5th, entitled 5 Steps to Buying Your Dream Home and Homebuyer Information Bazaar. The first session will feature panelists Edward Bonnano, Simone Cartwright, Lee Plummer, Seth Floyd, Maggie Bermudez, Traci Powell and Jennifer Hightower and will focus on actionable steps attendees can take to purchase their first home. The second session allows attendees to network with real estate professionals from across the region; and

WHEREAS, PREW will offer a Women in Real Estate discussion on Wednesday, June 6th, featuring panelists Jasmine Williams, Raffaellina Merlino, Simone Cartwright and Attiyah Blair. The panel will be followed by a speed dating event for networking and relationship building. Later in the day, PREW will host keynote speaker Ken Weinstein, owner of numerous Philadelphia restaurants and former Board President of the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation; and

WHEREAS, PREW will sponsor the P...

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