Monthly Archives: August 2017

YLG Mobile Workshop: CAMP North End

ULI Young Leaders are invited to tour and discuss CAMP North End. Home to a former Ford Model-T assembly plant, and the Hercules Missile plant. The 75-acre property is located just north of Uptown in the city’s Applied Innovation Corridor. Purchased in 2016, ATCO Properties plans to develop as much as 1,500 new apartments, a hotel, 200,000 square feet of shops and restaurants and up to 1.5 million square feet of office space across the site in new construction and significant adaptive re-use of the nearly 1 million sf of existing … Read More

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Innovation: Steps to Surviving the Speed of Change

When you look at any business that is as capital intensive and has large holdings or even large leased operations as real estate, you have to consider how you will get two to three steps ahead of the fast-changing competitive landscape that we have today. Anticipating needs of the community for the built environment requires vision and innovation to develop, plan, create and manage. Keith Denham, Managing Principal, National Director – CohnReznick Advisory Group will lead a conversation around thinking two steps ahead.  Learn to balance the often conflicting needs that result … Read More

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Putting a Roof Overhead

We Need Your Help Give back to our neighbors in the community.  As part of ULI Charlotte’s community impact, we have scheduled a Habitat-Adopt-a-Day. Participate in an exciting day of team building on a Habitat Charlotte home. Habitat provides building materials, training and supervision. Habitat Charlotte was established in 1983. Since then, more than 1,700 low-income families have been served with affordable housing by Habitat Charlotte.  Habitat homeowners can purchase their homes with an affordable monthly mortgage and hundreds of hours of their own sweat equity. DATE Wednesday, September 20, 2017 SHIFTS AM … Read More

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond discusses his best selling book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, in this free public presentation. RESERVE YOUR TICKET: Don’t miss your opportunity to hear Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City in Charlotte. He will appear at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square.  The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Matthew Desmond’s appearance in Charlotte is sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Foundation For The … Read More

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2018 Carolinas’ Meeting | Send your session ideas today

Submit your ideas! Do you have a BIG idea for a session at the 2018  Carolinas’ Meeting? Share your suggestions for sessions and speakers you would like to see – or vote on your favorites. This is your chance to influence the content of the Carolinas’ premier real estate industry gathering. It’s easy to submit your proposal: 1. Submit your BIG idea here!2. Use the topics of leadership, trends in real estate, and development deals to brainstorm your ideas. All sessions should strive to incorporate concepts of best practices in … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: 933 Louise Avenue

ULI Young Leaders are invited to tour and discuss 933 Louise Avenue. A former Kellogg’s plant, the 60,000 SF property is located in between the Plaza Midwood and Belmont neighborhoods within walking distance of close to 1,000 new apartment units. Local investors purchased the property from Kellogg’s in 2014, leading its transformation into a dynamic, mixed-use project. Tenants now include Advent Coworking, Catawba Brewing Company, Codescape, Lumberjaxe and Oso Skate Park. Young Leaders will have the opportunity to tour the facility, hear from tenants and participate in a discussion with … Read More

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Member Profile: Dave Stewart

Native Charlottean and ULI member, Dave Stewart, has been vice president of Debt and Equity Placement at Northmarq Capital, LLC for three years. Dave’s favorite part of his job is when customers are satisfied with the deal they’ve made. He believes in the power of collaboration and advises, “always take a lunch or coffee with someone who has the courage to ask.” One of the most interesting land use projects Dave has been part of is a value-add research and biopharmaceutical lab in Durham. Dave says he joined ULI because, … Read More

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