Monthly Archives: August 2011

Charlotte Comes in at No. 8 as One of “The Next Big Boom Towns In The U.S.”

Source: forbes.com Charlotte’s low housing prices and short commute times makes it an attractive city for families looking to raise children. At the same time, it is building the infrastructure — roads, cultural institutions, etc. — critical to future growth. Charlotte’s bustling airport may never be as big as Atlanta’s Hartsfield, but it is increasingly plugged into both major national and international routes.  For the full article, click here.

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2011 ULI Fall Meeting | Public Officials Scholarship Program

Eligible public officials can again receive a substantial discount on registration to the ULI Fall Meeting, October 25-28 in Los Angeles, CA, thanks to a scholarship program offered by the ULI Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. The scholarships are provided through the generous support of Prologis. Scholarship recipients will be eligible for at least a $650 reduction in their registration rates at the Fall Meeting, lowering the fee to only $100 for ULI member public officials and $200 for non-member public officials. Any elected or appointed official, … Read More

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Housing

During 2011, we were focused on preparing for and hosting an Urban Marketplace event on the status of affordable and workforce housing in our area, the continuing need for more such housing, and the future opportunities and strategies that might be available to support such housing in the near future. These efforts culminated with ULI’s half-day Urban Marketplace event on March 8 at the new Mint Museum of Craft and Design in uptown Charlotte. Nearly 200 people attended this timely event. Included in attendance were public and private lenders, tax … Read More

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