Monthly Archives: November 2012

2012 Emerging Trends Event a Success!

ULI Charlotte November 2, 2012 Real Estate Trends  Speakers: Dean Schwanke, Senior Vice President and Executive Director, ULI Thomas “Skeet” Harris, Jr., Owner, T.B. Harris Jr. & Associates, Inc. David Swindell, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director Ph.D. Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charles Teal, Chief Executive Officer, Saussy Burbank On November 2, 2012, ULI Charlotte hosted its annual Real Estate Trends event. Dean Schwanke, Senior Vice President and Executive Director of ULI began the program with an overview of the 2013 Emerging Trends in Real … Read More

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A Letter from Philip Payne: ULI Charlotte taking a lead in preeminent issues in real estate

On Monday, December 3rd, ULI Charlotte is co-hosting a showing of the film “Carbon Nation” at the Knight Theater.  The showing will begin at 4:00 pm and will be followed by a question and answer session led by Peter Byck, the film’s director and producer. The program will end at 6:30 pm. The Trustees of ULI have stated that “climate change, land use and energy are the preeminent issues facing real estate today” and that it is imperative that ULI take a leadership role in addressing these issues.  An essential … Read More

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ULI: Fall Meeting Recap

Thank you to Frank Warren, CRE of Kimley-Horn, for a Fall Meeting Recap on the event that occurred in Denver, CO this October.  The recap contains information from breakout sessions topics such as Enrique Penalosa – Institute for Transportation and Development Policy of NY Smart Technology Generation Y Digital Revolution Impact on Retail Market Cultural Urbanism Bringing Cities back to Airports New Markets Tax Credits and EB-5 Funding Jobs in the New Economy For a view of the Fall Meeting Pictures from ULI National, please click here. For a copy of the … Read More

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‘Carbon Nation’ Movie Screening

ULI Charlotte would like to invite you to join us for a special complimentary screening of the entertaining and engaging film ‘carbon nation’ on December 3rd: December 3, 2012 | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Venue:  Wells Fargo Auditorium at the Knight Theater 430 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202, United State Tired of the doom-and-gloom news about climate change? ‘carbon nation’ is an inspirational, optimistic, solutions-based, non-preachy, non-partisan, big tent film that shows tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national and energy security and promotes health and a clean environment. Join us for a … Read More

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UNCC to offer six full scholarships for Masters of Science in Real Estate Program

Starting in 2013, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will offer six full scholarships for students in the Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program.  Each scholarship, worth over $20,000, are named after leaders in the real estate industry: Bissell Scholarships – after H.C. “Smoky” Bissell, will be awarded to those students focused on innovation Crosland Scholarships – after John Crosland Jr., will be awarded to those students who have established leadership qualities early in their career Childress Klein Scholarships – awarded to those students dedicated to community … Read More

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Visit Cuba and Learn About Real Estate

Under the ‘people-to-people’ license granted by the U.S. Treasury Department, it is now legal to visit Cuba.  As a result, your colleagues within ULI are coordinating a visit.  While this is not an official ULI trip, consider joining others from ULI in February 2013, for a unique real estate-focused trip to Cuba.  A full schedule of educational experiences and meaningful interactions with key real estate individuals in Cuba have been established. For more information on the trip, please click CUBA Real Estate Trip.

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ULI Asia Pacific Webinar: China’s Leadership Transition – Residential Property and Policy Outlook

This week in China, the country will undergo a once-in-a-decade leadership change. This will have implications for years to come on both the property market and broader economy in China, throughout the rest of Asia, as well as the rest of the world.  The slowdown in the China residential sales market, triggered by the imposition of 2010 Home Purchase Restrictions, has now begun to feed into the larger negative trend in the national economy. China’s new incoming leadership faces a genuine puzzle, namely how to keep the lid on precipitous … Read More

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ULI Fall Meeting Presentation PowerPoint Slides

Many have requested copies of the PowerPoint Presentations from ULI’s 2012 Fall Meeting in Denver.  To access the PowerPoint slides, please click here.  Below you will find a few of the topics presented at the meeting. Real Estate Finance 101: The Basics The Power of  Crowd Sourcing in Placemaking from the BMW/Guggenheim Lab and Local Projects Smarter Cities: Technology as a Tool in Real Estate Development and Urban Design Fundamental Skills for Real Estate Development Professionals I – Financial Analysis Real Estate Finance 201: The Realities What’s Next: A Personal Journey … 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: Forde Britt Company/Organization: The Nichols Co. Current position: Broker Place of birth/hometown: Charlotte, NC Most satisfying part of my job: Helping clients solve problems, meet needs Strongest Leadership quality: Persistence Career/Leadership advice: Be great at something and work at it every day. Favorite vacation spot: Oak Island Beach, NC Family: Wife, Jessica. Son, Braxton Why I belong to ULI: … Read More

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ULI 75th Anniversary Wraps Up

ULI recently celebrated their 75th Anniversary. Below is a video wrap-up of the festivities. ULI Mid-Winter Final Draft from UsmanULI on Vimeo.  

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