Keystone Property Group, a real estate developer, has signed a lease with Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. to relocate its regional headquarters to One Presidential Boulevard in Bala Cynwyd.
The entertainment company is leasing Keystone’s former headquarters. Live Nation Entertainment’s 12,000-square-foot lease spans 10 years. This move to a larger space enables Live Nation Entertainment to accommodate four of its affiliates under one roof: Live Nation Philadelphia, Live Nation Arenas, Ticketmaster and Maverick.
Live Nation Entertainment is a U.S.-based entertainment company formed by the merger between Live Nation, an events promoter, and Ticketmaster, an online-based event ticket outlet. With its combined event management and ticket sales platform, the company serves over 200 million consumers each year.
Panel discussion focuses on developments in Center City
Center City Proprietors Association presents “Meet the Developers: Center City East” on June 3 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Shechtman Marks Devor PC, 2000 Market St., lower level conference center. The event will explore development in the city by a diverse group of leaders in the real estate, development and construction industry.
Panelists include John Connors, managing partner, Brickstone Realty; Jennifer Cooperman, development director, Keystone Property Group; Tom Scannapieco, Scannapieco Development Corporation; Peter Soens, partner, SSH Real Estate and Laurence Steinberg, senior vice president, CBRE.
For registration information visit www.centercityproprietors.org.
Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards $34,000 in literacy grants
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $34,000 to Philadelphia-area schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.
The grant awards are part of more than $5.8 million in grants awarded to approximately 720 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states the company services. Award recipients include the Chester-based Delaware County Literacy Council, who received $8,000; the Media-based VALUEUSA who received $10,000; Philadelphia-based Indochinese-American Council who received $3,000; Philadelphia-based Southwest Community Development Corporation who received $3,000 and The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, c/o of the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia who received $10,000.
Phila. Foundation and United Way award $78,000 to eight nonprofits
The Philadelphia Foundation and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey have awarded $78,000 to eight nonprofits for board development programs.
It is the third time that the two organizations awarded such funding as a follow-up to the Nonprofit Board Leadership Institute. The Institute provides collaborative management training of nonprofit board chairs alongside their executive directors.
UWGPSNJ and The Philadelphia Foundation each funded half the total grant amount.
HIAS and Council will receive an $8,000 grant. The following will receive $10,000 grants: Clarifi, St. Mary Nursery, Fleisher Art Memorial, Need In Deed, Starfinder, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania and Women’s Way.
Chester and Delaware County SCORE receives recognition
The SCORE Chester and Delaware County Chapter has been named Chapter of the Year in recognition of its commitment to outstanding service in helping entrepreneurs start and grow businesses in fiscal year 2014.
This chapter has achieved success by focusing on the needs of their small business clients, restructuring internal chapter governance, improving the volunteer on-boarding process and forging strong, strategic partnerships with fellow organizations serving the local small business community.
The chapter was awarded during a ceremony held at the White House as part of National Small Business Week.
— Compiled by Ayana Jones