Monthly Archives: March 2014

New from ULI Case Studies: 1450 Brickell in Miami

In this new Case Study from ULI, get an inside look at the financing, design, and development of 1450 Brickell, an office project in Miami that uses impact-resistant glass to make the building more resilient against flying debris in hurricanes. Alan Ojeda, the founder and CEO of Rilea Group, began planning the second phase of his two-acre project on Brickell Avenue in 2005, the same year that numerous high-rise buildings in the area were badly damaged by Hurricane Wilma. Since Ojeda was planning an office building with a glass curtain wall, he immediately focused on how he … Read More

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2013 ULI Annual Report

At ULI, it is not just the buildings, neighborhoods, and cities we develop that inspire us, it is the people and the lives they create in these places every day. Our Annual Report reviews the work of ULI over the past financial year, but, more important, recognizes the impact our members have made on their communities.​ 2013 was a busy year for ULI — even by ULI’s standards. We expanded our partnerships with organizations outside the industry that share our commitment to excellence in community building. Our centers reinforced ULI’s tradition … Read More

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Building Healthy Places: Unlocking the Value Conference: Resources Now Available

Attendees of the ULI Building Healthy Places Conference were encouraged to use stairs instead of elevators. On February 20-21, ULI convened its first-ever Building Healthy Places Conference. About 300 people gathered in Los Angeles to discuss the next big ideas in driving innovation and connecting real estate and health. The conference brought together leaders, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of real estate development, public health, planning, and more to start advancing the state of policy and practice around creating healthy places and communities. The two day conference included general … Read More

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ULI YLG Now Accepting Applications for Local Partnership Forum

Local Partnership Forum One of the most unique benefits of being a Young Leader in ULI is the opportunity to participate in a Partnership Forum (PF). Forum participants receive hands-on learning experience from experts in the field, while developing a cohesive network with their peers. Partnership Forums support ULI’s core purpose: to make “better executives through education and idea exchange.” YLG Welcomes Danny Pleasant as the Next Partnership Forum Mentor As Director of the Department of Transportation for the City of Charlotte, Danny Pleasant is responsible for road and transportation … Read More

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a NEW Regional Partnership Forum.

The Young Leaders Groups of ULI Charlotte, ULI South Carolina and ULI Triangle District Councils are pleased to announce a NEW Regional Partnership Forum. Application deadline is April 3. 2014. These groups will meet in each District Council’s region with a goal of fostering an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust, and openness to share in each other’s business and personal experiences. Each District Council group, with the help of ULI, will develop their own program and enlist a Mentor (senior level RE professional with strong knowledge of the Program’s focus) for their region’s meeting. Click here for more … Read More

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CREW’s 8th Annual Casino Night

CREW Charlotte is excited to host our 8th Annual CREW Casino Night sponsored by CohnReznick on April 24th at Founders Hall. 100 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Casino Night Ticket-$85 Ticket includes $20,000 Play Money Voucher, 2 Drink Tickets, Hors d’oeuvres and Self-Parking (Bank of America Corporate Center) High Roller Ticket (limited number available, sold online only)-$110  “$40,000 Play Money Voucher, Higher Roller Badge, Special Seating Section with Servers, 3 Drink Tickets and Valet Parking Please note that after online registration closes on April 17th, … Read More

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ULI Carolinas Meeting Highlights

More than 400 professionals from across the Carolinas attended two days of education, networking and information exchange.  This landmark event: the first ever regional meeting of ULI Carolinas also launched the first of two Regional Initiative Councils, fashioned after the national Product Council of ULI. Below are some of the highlights from the first day of the meeting: How does the economy look?  Well the common themes were: Great time to be an owner of capital, whether physical, financial or intellectual. Record profits and equity values. Not so great if … Read More

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Can’t travel? Check out these upcoming webinars.

ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series Presents: New Innovations in Green Communities and Energy-Efficient Housing March 18, 2014, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET Public Private Partnerships: Why and How March 26, 2014, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET Semi-Annual ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast Prepared by the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate April 1, 2014 ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series Presents: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right April 23, 2014, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET

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Spring Meeting Early Registration Ends Friday March 14

There is a special discount on the Spring Meeting if you register by Friday. There are are 40 people from ULI Charlotte District Council attending, so don’t miss this opportunity. Click here to see who is registered and Click here to read more about what Vancouver has to offer.

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Two from Charlotte Chosen for the Council Exchange Program

ULI Charlotte members Mike Tomlinson of K&L Gates and Bridget Dixon of the City of Charlotte were chosen as one of 38 to participate in the Council/District Council Exchange Program at the 2014 Spring Meeting in Vancouver.  As part of the ULI Emerging Leaders program both have been invited as a guest to attend a Product Council meeting in April. Congratulations Bridget and Mike.

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