Congratulations to Amanda Gardner of New Forum and John Scott Trotter of Charter Properties, for being accepted to the ULI District Council/Product Council Exchange program. By invitation only, this program offers a one-time opportunity for emerging leader members who have sufficient professional experience and are active in the District Council system to attend a Product Council reception/dinner and meeting at the 2017 ULI Spring Meeting in Seattle, WA. We look forward to hearing about your experience.
Trends: Breweries – surprisingly Charlotte has more than Oregon. About 27 in operation in Charlotte with 20 more planned. This is leading to craft distilleries, which doesn’t take as much as space Restaurant-owned gardens and farms – farm to table Demographics – higher percentage of millennials in Charlotte (compared to National and State averages). They dine out frequently, want the experience, eat fast food (even though they don’t adminit it), want a visual experience with their food (post to snap chat) Natural ingredients Agri-hoods – food can drive change; experiential retail … Read More
Congratulations to the scholarship recipients selected for the Carolinas’ Meeting on March 23-24 in Charlotte, NC. Public Sector Scholarship Recipients (support provided by ULI Charlotte, ULI South Carolina and ULI Triangle) Charles Drayton City of North Charleston Charleston, SC Katie McKain, AICP City of Charleston Charleston, SC Richard Thurmond Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte, NC Young Leader Scholarship Recipients (support provided by ULI Charlotte through support from the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte) Matt Brooks Capital Bank Raleigh, NC Kristin Vinesett LMC, A Lennar Company Charlotte, … Read More
We are delighted that ULI has successfully launched our new and improved online member management system (MMS). This system, which was delivered on time and under budget, will serve as our central platform for all member engagement activities and financial transactions, delivering a vastly enhanced member experience. Our improved MMS will provide a steady stream of web-based member facing value. This includes more streamlined event registrations, more robust member profile features, and a redesigned member directory. We encourage you to fill out your member profile in full so you can … Read More
Register for the conference and ticketed events by Tuesday, February 28 to receive a significant discount! The Theme Transforming Through Innovation & Community is driving top speakers and panelists to discuss creativity, innovation and market disruptions. More than 600 are expected to attend. Go to www.carolinas.uli.org to view the schedule and register today.
The pressing need for inclusivity to be part of urban revitalization was a key topic at ULI’s recent Mid-Winter meeting in Washington, D.C., attended by the Institute’s global trustees, with former ULI visiting fellow Richard Florida and ULI trustee Edward Glaeser leading a discussion on the future of cities. The main takeaway: while the urban evolution of the 21st century is boosting the prosperity and quality of life in many cities, a growing gap exists between the haves and the have-nots in successful cities, as well as between the cities … Read More
Just as cities have continuously evolved over the past half century, so, too, have suburbs. Though many suburbs in the post–World War era were built as bedroom communities where private spaces—single-family homes, expansive backyards, and members-only pools and clubs—took precedence over public ones, the desire for common gathering places never went away. Walkability, too, has become a community attribute increasingly valued but rarely achieved in many single-use suburban developments where owning a car is a necessity. More than ever, consumers want to experience the look, feel, and convenience of downtown—even … Read More
ULI Charlotte is looking for real estate photos to use in our communications. Do you have some general construction, open space, small and large scale commercial and residential, activated open space and streetscapes and are willing to all ULI Charlotte to use them? We will attribute the photos to the provider/project. By providing the photos, you are giving ULI Charlotte the right to use on our website, emails and potential printed pieces. For more information or to share your photos, please contact Ryan Tarbell or 704-940-9553.
Two Unique Mobile Tours to Choose From Remaking of South Park Since the recession, South Park has seen over $850M of proposed or current development. Simultaneously, there are concerns about traffic, connectivity and open space amongst residents and employees of South Park. Since then, representatives from business, development, residents and local municipalities have come together to plan and support high density mixed use projects and organize to protect and enhance one of Charlotte’s best submarkets. Romare Bearden Park and the Boom of Uptown Multifamily What does a public park, baseball … Read More
ULI will be upgrading its online member management system. These system enhancements will improve member value and make ULI more responsive to your needs. Time of outage: Wednesday, February 15, to Tuesday, February 21. For assistance registering for meetings during this period, please contact ULI Customer Service at 1-800-321-5011 or by email at email@example.com. Reference the appropriate event code(s): ULI Charlotte CoffeeTalk on March 2nd: 8105-1711 Carolinas’ Meeting: 8301-1702 . (See the Ticketed Events page for additional event codes.) We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your support in helping us improve … Read More