Monthly Archives: May 2010

Sponsors-Only Breakfast on June 4

The Charlotte Region: “How are we doing and can we do it better?” Friday, June 4, 2010 7:30 am to 9:00 am Byron’s South End An emerging focus of ULI Charlotte is on “How are we doing and how can we do it better?”  With that in mind, our first sponsors-only event on June 4th is a candid conversation with former Mayors Pat McCrory and Lee Myers about where our region is heading and where we have come from.    This event is an opportunity for our sponsors to talk to the … Read More

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April 21st Pioneers of Real Estate Event Photos

On April 21st at Knight Theatre, the ULI Charlotte YLG hosted an exciting and informative discussion with two pioneers of Charlotte real estate: H.C. “Smoky” Bissell, Chairman of The Bissell Companies and Bailey Patrick, Jr., of K&L Gates. These pioneers shared with us their experiences through multiple real estate cycles. Chris William of Wachovia Securities and the Carolina Business Review facilitated. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported this event. Click photos for larger size Photos provided courtesy of The Bissell Companies

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ULI Spring Meeting Lessons Learned

Spring Meeting (April, 2010 in Boston, MA) – quick lessons learned/observations shared by ULI Charlotte Members: What will inflation and unemployment look like in 2014? No one can clearly state, there is lack of clarity. State of fundamentals are not agreed upon. People were ‘calm’ at this meeting, but not excited. This Recession is twice a ‘normal’ recession. Recovery will come to those areas that didn’t bubble badly. Vegas, California, Florida, will take time as they got really hit. Corporate earnings must come first, then job recovery will happen. Of … Read More

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