Monthly Archives: October 2015

Member Profile: Jenn Stuart

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Jenn has worked with Holder Construction for five years and loves being in the Carolinas. Jenn is responsible for supporting Holder’s Business Development efforts in the Carolinas. She works directly with Regional Managers to manage and execute efforts to identify opportunities, develop relationships and secure work. She assists in establishing, maintaining and cultivating long-term relationships with consultants and clients. Jenn is a graduate of Virginia Tech (go Hokies!) and a Certified Professional Services Marketer. She is a passionate and highly motivated marketing professional in the A/E/C industry with past advertising … Read More

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Trends in Real Estate

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What’s ahead for 2016 and beyond? ULI Charlotte will present its annual Trends in Real Estate event on Thursday, November 19. This year, Dean Schwanke will present a synopsis of the 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report.  The 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Report… has a 36-year history and is the most highly regarded and widely-read forecast report for the North American real estate market. Undertaken by PwC and ULI, the report provides an outlook on U.S. investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan … Read More

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RECAP – ULI Fall Meeting Recap

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RECAP – ULI Fall Meeting Recap On October 15, 2015, ULI Charlotte held the traditional event-after-the-event to share and discuss information from the ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco.  A panel moderated by Tracy Dodson of Lincoln Harris, included Art Fields of Faison, Stuart Proffitt of Proffitt Dixon, and Danny Pleasant of the City of Charlotte. Below are some quick take-aways from the presentation: The largest hotel company owns no rooms, the largest car company owns no cars. With Air BNB, the industry is seeing no large resorts coming online … Read More

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Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use Industry

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The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) has examined the current state of women in the real estate and land use field and identified the most important actions organizations can take to promote more women to positions of greater seniority and visibility. Most existing research published about women in leadership roles is based on data drawn from S&P 500 companies or other large firms. Because the real estate and land use industry has a number of smaller firms and public organizations, this study was interested in learning more about these types … Read More

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Fantastic Panelists

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Panelists play an essential role in the success of ULI Advisory Services panels (and local Technical Assistance Panels). They bring their diverse professional experiences from across the world as well as their skill sets to help communities develop creative solutions to the most complex land use and real estate challenges. Advisory Services panels allow panelists to give back and to meet other innovative colleagues from around the world. Recently, two ULI Charlotte members were highlighted as fantastic panelists for National Advisory Services Panel. Alysia Osborne, the Historic West End Director … Read More

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