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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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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 https://tinyurl.com/y9mrk8fq!  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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