Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation
PCDC is a grassroots, non-profit, community-based organization. Since 1966, its mission has been to preserve, protect, and promote Chinatown as a viable ethnic, residential, and business community. For over 50 years, as a leading active civic community organization, PCDC has brought the many complexities of Chinatown to the attention of city, state and federal agencies. In 1974, it initiated the first master plan for Chinatown. In 2004, it managed the process of completing the Chinatown Neighborhood Plan, which included the Callowhill neighborhood. As the only affordable housing developer in Chinatown, PCDC has built 320 units of mixed-income housing and 23 units of commercial space. Today, PCDC continues to represent Chinatown in matters of development and planning. It offers a comprehensive array of bilingual programs, from commercial corridor revitalization, to housing counseling & financial literacy education, to family services.
Ahsan M. Nasratullah is the founder and President of JNA Capital, Inc., a Philadelphia specialty real estate development firm with expertise in real estate development, project management and real estate finance. As a consulting firm with a background in urban planning and community development, JNA sources debt and equity for commercial and mixed-use real estate projects. With a vision of creating vibrant urban environments, JNA Capital combines retail, hospitality, and residential/commercial uses into a single functional design. Its successful projects include the Shops at Liacouras Walk at Temple University and the Hub on Chestnut at the University of Pennsylvania.
STUDIO AGOOS LOVERA
Studio Agoos Lovera began when founding partners Jorge Lovera and Ted Agoos established Agoos/Lovera Architects (A/LA) in September 1983, after several years of working together in leading Philadelphia design firms. Since the beginning, Studio Agoos Lovera’s mission has been to provide the highest level of design services to a diversified client base.
Bohler Engineering provides civil and consulting engineering services with 23 offices throughout the Eastern United States. Bohler design professionals assist clients in navigating the land development process from site evaluation and due diligence through approvals and project completion. Bohler Engineering’s services include site civil and consulting engineering, land surveying, program management, landscape architecture, sustainable design, permitting, transportation services, geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting. Bohler approaches projects from an owner/developer perspective. To learn more about Bohler’s experience and services, please go to www.BohlerEngineering.com.
Hunter Roberts Construction Group
Hunter Roberts places a premium on the expectations of its clients, partners and the communities in which it works. From preconstruction to completion, Hunter Roberts brings financial resources, depth of expertise, accountability and recognized leadership. The result is a common understanding which enables success and the ability to assemble the right team to build enduring relationships. Recently completed projects in Philadelphia include the 35 story 2116 Chestnut Street mixed-use high rise and Drexel University’s $81 million Chestnut Square project at 32nd & Chestnut Streets.