Monthly Archives: October 2012

Emerging Trends: Early Registration Ends 10/31 – Find Out Who Has Already Registered

ULI Charlotte will present its annual Real Estate Trends event on Friday, November 2nd. This year’s event will feature a synopsis of the 2013 Emerging Trends in Real Estate®  report, along with a presentation of the data from our local survey (Click here to take part in our  local Real Estate Trends survey) and insight on how the potential outcomes of the upcoming elections could affect the real estate community. The Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report has a 33-year history and is the most highly regarded and widely-read forecast report for the North American real … Read More

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Status of ULI in Georgetown and Hurricane Sandy

With the upcoming landfall of Hurricane Sandy, ULI offices in Georgetown have been working hard to ensure that they are able to provide member services while protecting its employees. The Customer Services Offices will be physically closed today, but staff will continue to monitor phone calls (800-321-5011) and emails (customerservice@uli.org) as long as there is power and internet service. Should you wish to register for the Real Estate Trends event or access your member information through the ULI website, please be aware that these services will be accessible, provided power is … Read More

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ULI Charlotte Leadership Profile

ULI Charlotte will be profiling all of our District Council Leadership. Keep checking back to learn more about the members committed to making our organization the best it can be! Name: Ron Kimble Company/Organization: City of Charlotte Current position: Deputy City Manager Place of birth/hometown: Chicago, Illinois Years in the business: 37 Most satisfying part of my job: Building a Community Strongest Leadership quality: Negotiation/Facilitation Skills Career/Leadership advice: Never Sacrifice Honesty and Ethics Goal yet to be achieved: Fully Honoring Our Daughter’s Legacy Last book read: Going Home Again by … Read More

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What’s Next at the Local Level

Thank you to over 90 individuals from the ULI Charlotte Advisory Board and other members of ULI Charlotte who participated in the What’s Next Survey of our region this past summer. From the survey, our input, along with the input from 30 other District Councils,  has been included in a new publication – What’s Next at the Local Level. See how the Charlotte Region compares to other regions by clicking here for the final report. Final Report:  http://www.uli75.org/whats-next/whats-next-at-the-local-level/

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Levine Center for the Arts wins ULI 2012 Global Awards for Excellence

Enduring Impact on Diverse Communities: The Urban Land Institute Announces Winners of the 2012 Global Awards for Excellence For more information, contact: Robert Krueger at 202-624-7051 or email: rkrueger@uli.org DENVER (October 19, 2012) — Fourteen exceptional developments have been selected as winners of the 2012 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely acknowledged as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The winners were announced today during the ULI Fall Meeting in Denver. The competition, now in its 34th year, is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts … Read More

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The Impact of the European Debt Crisis on U.S. Commercial Real Estate

By: Stephen Windell, Mid-South Senior Credit Products Officer for Commercial Real Estate Banking, Bank of America This spring, global markets were relieved when Greece — where the European debt crisis began — reached a historic debt restructuring agreement. Meanwhile, the European Union’s new fiscal treaty strengthened its fiscal oversight of the eurozone and bolstered global confidence in the Union. For now, Europe had avoided a world-altering meltdown. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Europe’s debt crisis wasn’t lost on the U.S. commercial real estate market, where it added to the persistent uncertainty … Read More

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Women Leaders Honored With Fall Meeting Scholarships

In keeping with its mission to promote the advancement of female leaders in the real estate industry, the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) of the Urban Land Institute has awarded funding to nine outstanding women to attend ULI’s 2012 Fall Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Congratulations to ULI Charlotte member Elizabeth McMillian of Crescent Resources for being one of the recipients. For more information, visit here.  

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Join Young Leaders at a VIP Reception at the Fall Meeting

Join ULI members and Fall Conference attendees to celebrate the ULI Fall Meeting being hosted in downtown Denver, Colorado. This is a separate ticketed event so even if you aren’t registered for the Fall Meeting you can still attend! Members and Non-members are welcome – this opportunity will offer some great networking with over 400 expected to attend. The registration fee is only $40 and the evening will include: – Food + Drink – Photo booth – all night – Local and Live art displays – Live music: Dueling Pianos … Read More

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ULI Charlotte has a lot coming up!

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Downtown Salisbury named to top 10 Great Places

(10/3/12) The Salisbury Post The American Planning Association today announced the designation of downtown Salisbury as one of 10 Great Neighborhoods for 2012 under the organization’s Great Places in America program. For the full article, click here

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