Monthly Archives: April 2013

Former ULI Rose Center Fellow Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., Is Nominated by President Obama to Head U.S. Department of Transportation

For more information, contact Trish Riggs, 202-624-7086. WASHINGTON (April 29, 2013) – The Urban Land Institute (ULI) congratulates Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx  on his nomination by President Obama to be the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Transportation. Mayor Foxx and a team of public officials from his administration participated in the 2010-2011 class of public leaders serving as fellows for the ULI Rose Center for Public Leadership program. Charlotte is regarded as a leader in addressing transportation issues; its extensive light rail system has helped reduce traffic congestion … Read More

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Public Private Partnerships (P3s): Enhancing the Community POSTPONED

Due to several conflicts, ULI Charlotte is postponing the Public Private Partnerships (P3s): Enhancing the Community symposium on Thursday, April 18th. The topic will be presented later this summer, with a new date to be announced soon. Be sure to register for other upcoming events: YLG Mobile Workshop – Harris Teeter Plaza Midwood – Thursday, April 25th ULI 2013 Spring Meeting – May 15th – 17th – San Diego, CA Spring Members Only Breakfast – Thursday, May 23rd

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Colvin Sees Rapid Obsolescence As a Challenge for Builders

Geoff Colvin, longtime editor and columnist for Fortune, spoke with Urban Land in anticipation of his keynote in May at the 2013 ULI Spring Meeting in San Diego. One of the issues he sees for the built environment is adapting to ever-changing business models. Click here to read more.

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Real Estate Consensus Forecast

A new U.S.-focused real estate forecast from the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate and Ernst & Young reflects renewed optimism for growth in real estate capital markets and commercial real estate fundamentals, and even stronger expectations for housing than those made just six months ago. The full presentation is now available for ULI members. Click here to read more.

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Public Private Partnerships (P3s): “Enhancing the Community”

Public Private Partnerships (P3s):  Enhancing the Community Public Private Partnerships (P3s) come in all forms: from infrastructure, public space, and encouraging development in revitalizing areas. In the “new economy,” these partnerships become even more important to furthering our community.  The private sector, in the role as civic leaders, can take the lead in setting the vision for large areas of a city, or even the entire city. Can – or should – the private sector take on this role and the capacity to engage the entire community, at a time … Read More

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