Monthly Archives: August 2013

Greenprint Performance Report

The annual Greenprint Performance Report was released last week. Click here to read the official press release. Click here to see the official report page. Click here for the Report.

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Ed McMahon’s: The Secrets of Successful Communities

ULI Senior Resident Fellow Ed McMahon reveals the secrets to successful communities in this seven-part series for the Planning Commissioners Journal. As the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy, McMahon leads ULI’s worldwide efforts to conduct research and educational activities related to environmentally sensitive development policies and practices. He is also a senior staff adviser for ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative. The Secrets to Success Every “successful” community has its own strengths and weaknesses, but they all share some common characteristics. Part 1: Have a Vision … Read More

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Technology and Real Estate: Changing Cities and Engagement

This video is based on interviews with speakers at the ULI Spring Meeting in San Diego. As cities continue to grow up around these technology companies, new and innovative ways of local engagement are emerging. Technology startups, like Popularise and Fundrise (see video above), are being used to engage community members beyond traditional town hall meetings. These types of websites not only allow the public to create a common vision for a development, but also gives people to opportunity to become an immediate stakeholder. This changes the way we invest … Read More

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WLI Luncheon – Getting To The Top is Sept. 17

Join us for the next ULI Charlotte Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) luncheon. WLI is a ULI-wide initiative with the mission to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. “Getting to the Top” Hear from successful women about the opportunities and challenges of reaching their career goals.  This networking luncheon will feature Jill Swain, Mayor of Huntersville, Pamela Davis, Ph.D., President of Queens University and Pat Garrett, former President of the Charlotte Housing Partnership. Each of these women has found success in multiple … Read More

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ULI South Carolina’s Capital Markets Event

The annual ULI SC Capital Markets event brings together the region’s top real estate investment professionals and industry leaders for a two-day conference designed to connect capital providers with users of capital. We will address current trends, strategies, opportunities, deals, and the horizon for real estate investment finance in our region. For more information or to register, click here. Event list

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ULI private equity capital class in Charlotte

Private Equity Capital: Understanding and Navigating the Options Nov. 14, 2013 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Charlotte, N.C. This popular how-to workshop will provide practical and timely information about raising private equity capital in today’s market. Course instructors will walk attendees through the step-by-step process of identifying assets for capital raising opportunities, effectively positioning these assets, developing a saleable story, and preparing an equity raise proposal for presentation to varying types of capital sources. Attendees will hear from capital providers and others about the current financial terms, investment criteria and … Read More

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Lineberger and Nelson Chosen as Site Reviewers for the Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards

Congratulations and thank you to Steve Lineberger of FMK Architects and Dionne Nelson of Laurel Street Residential for serving as site reviewers  for the ULI Terwilliger Center / 2013 Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards. The Award recognizes and honors exemplary developments that demonstrate creativity in expanding housing opportunities for America’s working families. The 2013 awards will be presented at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.  For more information about this award program, click here.

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Ready for the next step after RealityCheck2050?

Take the next step after RealityCheck2050. Participate in the community workshop in your area. This is a great opportunity to invest two hours and really make a difference for our region’s future.  For more information about the workshops, click here.  For a list of Community Growth Workshops, click here.

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Looking for a Scholarship to attend the ULI Fall Meeting?

This year there are two scholarship opportunities available for members: WLI Fall Meeting Scholarship: Up to ten female Associate members (including under 35 and students) will be awarded complimentary registration and up to $1,500 reimbursement of expenses. Submit your application to Jessie Himmelrich (Jessie.Himmelrich@uli.org) by August 15th, 2013 Click here for the application and guidelines Winners will be notified by September 16th, 2013 Wells Fargo “Whose Next” Members Under 35 Fall Meeting Scholarship Wells Fargo is sponsoring scholarships to cover registration fees for 25 ULI members under the age of … Read More

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Building Healthy Places: Three Models in Colorado

ULI is embarking on a novel, organization-wide program over the next two years that seeks to address one of the most compelling issues of our day—the health of populations—by guiding the design and creation of the built environments. Read more at Urban Land.  Health in the Suburbs: Arvada, Colorado  Health in Rural Areas: Lamar, Colorado  Health in the City: Denver’s Westwood

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