In its Spring 2017 session, City Council introduced and passed various amendments to the zoning code, which changed substantive and procedural requirements governing real estate development throughout the city. Please join us to hear about these important changes and what they may mean to you and your project.

Ballard Spahr is nationally recognized for excellence in real estate matters, from acquisition, financing, and development to due diligence, land use, and development. Matt McClure leads the firm's Zoning and Land Use team and has represented developer and institutional clients in significant urban redevelopment efforts across the City, with high-profile historic preservation issues, and in successful land use appellate matters.

Joanne Phillips has extensive experience in zoning and land use, real estate development, acquisitions and sales, leasing, eminent domain matters, easements and right-of-way issues, and real estate financing. She is the former Director of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Bureau of Real Estate, in the Department of General Services

Date & TIme

Thursday, June 29, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Program


Joanne Phillips
Ballard Spahr


Matthew N. McClure
Ballard Spahr

Eileen B. Quigley
Ballard Spahr

Eleanor Sharpe
Philadelphia City Planning Commission

This program is approved for 1.5 PA and NY and 1.8 NJ CLE credits. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will also be made available for the purpose of seeking credit in other jurisdictions. AIA credits are pending.

Seating is limited.


Ballard Spahr
1735 Market Street, 48th Floor

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