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You’re invited to register for an Autonomous & Connected Vehicle Workshop Series in Charlotte, NC


Registration is now open for the ACV workshop series at!  Is your community or organization ready for the next wave of vehicle technologies – Autonomous and Connected Vehicles- to hit the road? Do you want to learn more about autonomous and connected vehicles and how to begin preparing for them? If so, great! Centralina Council of Governments and the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition are hosting a series of three workshops in the fall on autonomous and connected vehicles (ACV) and how MPOs, local governments, and other stakeholders can prepare … Read More

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RECAP: Affordable Housing Conversation Series


RECAP:  Affordable Housing Conversation Series On July 13, 2017, ULI Charlotte members gathered to discuss Affordable Housing.  Below are some notes from the first conversation. The goal of these conversations is to coordinate efforts around affordable housing.  ULI Charlotte asked, “where is our space in the affordable housing conversation?”  Our focus is to communicate the importance and benefits of workforce and affordable housing.  These discussions are intended to share what’s happening in the community, what are some opportunities, and what are some of the faces and numbers of the people … Read More

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What Do Affluent Communities Need? More Workforce Housing


Multimillion-dollar beachfront homes, gated communities, and lavish golf courses are common in Collier County, Florida. Collier—a Gulf of Mexico–facing county near the state’s southern tip—is a popular destination for wealthy retirees and others seeking a resort-style lifestyle either part time or year round. The county, whose largest city is Naples, had the highest per-capita personal income of any county in the state in 2015. Read more at UrbanLand.

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WLI Career Development: Women, Wisdom and Wine


This event will be a member-led book discussion on You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life.   In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, life-changing insights, easy exercises and the occasional swear word. The author takes you on a wild joy ride to your own transformation, helping you create the money, relationships, career and general all around awesomeness you so desire. By the end of You Are a Badass, you will understand why you are … Read More

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2017 ULI South Carolina Capital Markets Conference

Mark your calendar for the 2017 ULI South Carolina Capital Markets Conference on September 5 and 6, at The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island, South Carolina. This ninth annual event is expected to draw more than 400 attendees from across the southeast and will again feature keynote sessions, panels, and incredible networking opportunities. This year we expect a sell-out crowd, so register now to reserve your spot. Early bird registration ends July 17! Click here to register and to learn more about speakers, topics, and sponsorship opportunities.

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Member Profile:  Christina Langrall


As a vice president in Wells Fargo’s Corporate Net Lease Capital Markets Group, Christina Langrall’s focus is structuring single tenant debt and equity deals. Her group serves as the lender of principal for a range of corporate clients. Christina moved into this role in 2016, after working for ten years in Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities. The best part of her job, she says, is “the opportunity to be both creative and collaborative,” two qualities that challenge “traditional banking stereotypes.” Christina joined ULI as a way to tap into Charlotte’s real estate … Read More

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Interview: Thomas W. Toomey, Incoming ULI Global Chairman

Thomas W Toomey speaks at the ULI Europe Conference 2017, 7-8 February 2017

ULI’s incoming global chairman, Tom Toomey, is the first chief executive of a publicly traded company to serve in a chairmanship for the Institute. Toomey leads UDR, a real estate investment trust (REIT) invested in more than 50,000 apartment homes—including units under development—in targeted U.S. markets. The S&P 500 company makes its headquarters in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Entering a conference room at ULI’s Washington, D.C., office, Toomey settled in with a few accessories: a black leather cigar case, a cigar trimmer, and a paper coffee cup. He snips a generous … Read More

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Complimentary Webinar: Value Creation through Tenant Engagement


You’re invited to join us for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, June 29, at 12:30 p.m. EDT. Did you know that a simple ten-step process can help reduce costs and energy use by nearly 50 percent while creating property value? Gain a competitive edge with tenants and clients by learning about a process that creates more sustainable and desirable workplaces. This free ten-step process is proven to work and yields impressive results. During this webinar, you will hear from leaders who have implemented the process as well as receive guidance on how … Read More

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ULI Marketplace Posting Opportunities


Active RFQ opportunities at the ULI Marketplace: Check out the current opportunities for upcoming invitation to negotiate, request for proposal, request for information, or request for qualification. Find out more here.

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Symposium: Techquake – Disruptive Innovation Shaking the World of Real Estate


Technology breakthroughs are unlocking opportunities for growth and enabling communities to provide highly experiential live/work environments.  ULI Charlotte is pleased to bring insight to our members on global, regional, local, or market driven innovations and disruptions that are reshaping our world.  Join your colleagues and these experts to discuss emerging, distributive innovations including fiber technology, autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and mobile applications, to name a few. Confirmed Speakers Include:  Douglas Welton, Einstein’s Legacy Jeff Barber, Gensler Harry Lightsey, Emerging Technologies Policy, GM Mike Bell, Optical Connectivity Solutions, Corning Optical Communications … Read More

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