ULI Charlotte News

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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Member Profile: Jeff Mylton


When HomeTrust Bank’s Charlotte Market President Jeff Mylton thinks of ULI, one word comes to mind: achievement. “When ULI is involved in a project,” he says, “good people come together to get good things done.” In his 4 years as a ULI member, Jeff has participated in many collaborative projects that have allowed him to step outside the banking industry and work with an array of professionals he may not have otherwise had the chance to meet. In addition to the networking opportunities and relationships he has developed across the … Read More

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ULI Names Ralph Boyd as CEO for the Americas


We are delighted to announce that Ralph Boyd, an outstanding individual who is currently the chief executive officer of the American Red Cross’s Massachusetts region, has accepted our offer to serve as ULI’s CEO for the Americas. He brings to ULI nonprofit experience and membership-based organizational experience, familiarity with a decentralized organizational structure, financial leadership, gravitas, and the ability to act both strategically and tactically. Read more here.

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2017 Fall Meeting WLI Prologis Scholarship


Since 2012, the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative has awarded scholarships to women members to participate in the Fall Meeting. These scholarships are awarded in recognition of a member’s contributions to ULI and demonstrated commitment to real estate and land use issues. Learn more and apply here.

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10 Best Practices for Creative Placemaking


Creative placemaking, an innovation that involves bringing art and culture in tandem with design to the beginning of a real estate development project, is gaining momentum around the globe, from small rural communities to large urban areas. South Carolina’s 2017 Rural Summit, for example, sponsored by the state’s department of commerce and held in March, included a presentation and panel on creative placemaking for summit participants, who included council members, city administrators, planners, and others hungry for knowledge about how creative placemaking strategies can be used to revitalize their communities. … Read More

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RECAP:  Spring Meeting Rewind


On May 11, 2017, ULI Charlotte convened ULI Spring Meeting attendees with local members and attendees to discuss information shared in Seattle and how it applies to our businesses.  Some of the insights shared included: Capital Markets are cautiously optimistic; more disciplined in business this time around Retail impact: Less impact on local “necessity” stores – coffee shops, hair, nail salons Less impact on low and high price point stores – e.g. Dollar Stores is already used to operating at a slim margin/high volume; Nordstrom is known for customer service … Read More

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ULI Health Leaders Network

Left to right: Moderator Michael Horst and discussion leaders Clare De Briere, Tony Green, Mary Borgia, and Sandra Kulli participate in the "Soft Infrastructure, Creating Healthy Programs" concurrent session at the Building Healthy Places Cofnerence in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 20, 2014. 

Horst is senior vice president of the ULI Larson Leadership Initiative, a ULI Foundation Governor, and a ULI Foundation Overseer.

Borgia is a ULI trustee and ULI Foundation Governor.

The Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative is pleased to announce a new program opportunity.  This program will empower real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health outcomes in their professional practice and communities. Through in-person forums and training webinars, participants will gain valuable skills and connections that will help them advance their careers. Participants will also gain practical knowledge about the intersection between health and the built environment. This program is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Colorado Health Foundation, … Read More

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Real Estate Consensus Forecast


The “ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast” is a semiannual survey of economists and analysts at the nation’s leading real estate organizations. The forecast findings include both near-term and longer-term projections for a wide variety of key economic and industry indicators, ranging from employment figures to housing starts to property sector performance. The most recent survey was conducted in March, and involved 53 leading restate economists/analysts from 39 organizations.  For more information and to download the report, go to http://americas.uli.org/research/centers-initiatives/center-for-capital-markets/barometers-forecast-and-data/uli-real-estate-consensus-forecast/

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