Monthly Archives: February 2013

Register Today for a Free, Members-Only Webinar on Trends in Residential Development!

You are invited to attend an exclusive webinar, New Trends in Residential Development, open only to ULI members. HIGHLIGHTS: Join Terwilliger Center National Advisory Board members, John McIlwain and Robert Sharpe, in a lively conversation addressing: The changing demographics and needs of homebuyers and renters; The future of master-planned communities as housing needs and preferences shift for Americans; and How suburbs and urban neighborhoods will adapt to meet the needs of changing demographics, including America’s Baby Boomers. WHEN: Friday, March 8, 2013 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST SPEAKERS: John McIlwain, … Read More

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Case Study: Reshaping Third Ward | March 11th

With so much happening in Third Ward – Romare Bearden Park, BB&T Ballpark, and Gateway Station are just a few of the exciting projects – the Young Leaders Group of ULI Charlotte will present a Case Study on Monday, March 11th from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. We will have a panel of speakers, including Michael Smith, President & CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners, W. Lee Jones, Division Director, Capital Planning Services for Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation Department, and Scott Mingonet, Vice President at Kimley-Horn & Associates, leading … Read More

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ULI Charlotte Leadership Profile

ULI Charlotte will be profiling all of our District Council Leadership. Keep checking back to learn more about the members committed to making our organization the best it can be! Name:  Mike Ortlip Company/Organization:  Grandbridge Real Estate Capital Current position:  Senior Vice President, manager of Charlotte Production office Place of birth/hometown:  Camden, New Jersey Years in the business: 29 Strongest Leadership quality: Inspiring others/team building Goal yet to be achieved:  Being two places at once Family: Married for 24 years, two kids Hobbies/Interests:  Skiing, golf, fishing, yoga Why I belong to ULI:  The opportunity for … Read More

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ULI Charlotte Launches the Women’s Leadership Initiative

On Thursday, February 14, ULI Charlotte hosted the Women’s Leadership Initiative.  With a sold out crowd of 85 people attending, this was a huge success!  Please view the video below.  More pictures and information to come. WLI Video (1).

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Fading Differentiation Between City and Suburb

A “Great Reset” — the structural change following crisis — is underway. And there are some indicators of how metropolitan areas are evolving through a time of historic upheaval, ULI Senior Visiting Fellow Richard Florida writes in Urban Land magazine.

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Extended: Register before February 22nd for Housing Opportunity 2013 and save $100

          Due to popular demand, the Terwilliger Center for Housing has extended the early-bird registration price for Housing Opportunity 2013! Join hundreds housing advocates, urban planners, architects, private and non-profit developers, housing authorities, real estate professionals and many more at Housing Opportunity 2013, March 20-22nd in Seattle, Washington. Don’t miss ULI’s premier housing event. Register before February 22nd to save $100! To register, click here.

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ULI Charlotte Leadership Profile

ULI Charlotte will be profiling all of our District Council Leadership. Keep checking back to learn more about the members committed to making our organization the best it can be! Name:  Scott Mingonet Company/Organization:  Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Current position:  Vice President Place of birth/hometown:  Eustis, Florida (central FL 45 minutes n/w of Orlando) Years in the business: 23 Most satisfying part of my job: Seeing an idea become a reality Strongest Leadership quality: Passion and Character Career/Leadership advice: 1- Never for the sake of “Peace and Quiet” deny your … Read More

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WLI Launch Luncheon is Sold Out!

The WLI Launch Luncheon on February 14th is currently sold out. We have established a wait list; please call the ULI Charlotte offices (704-940-7388) if you would like to be added to the list. ULI Charlotte will contact women on the wait list by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 13th if a space becomes available. Please note that we are not able to accept any on-site registrations for this event.   

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Welcome ULI Members

We are proud to introduce our new ULI members: Chad Allen – Charlotte, NC Amy Jo Denton, LandDesign, Inc. – Charlotte, NC David Dills, Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP – Asheville, NC William Fairey, Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Charlotte, NC Patrick Gildea, CBRE – Charlotte, NC Joselyn Harriger, Hart and Hickman, PC – Charlotte, NC Sean Hoskins, Wells Fargo Bank – Charlotte, NC Hunter Jackson, Grant Thornton, LLP – Charlotte, NC Jonathan Mangels, Greer & Walker, LLP – Charlotte, NC Dylan McKnight, Argos Real Estate Advisors – Charlotte, NC Heath Norman, BlackRock – Charlotte, NC Shepherd B. Reynolds , … Read More

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CONNECT Our Future Invitation to Focus Groups

Are you familiar with CONNECT Our Future? What: Focus Group Meetings for Business and Development Interests When/Where: Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, and Union counties Why: What factors make land more attractive to develop? Where are the ‘hot spots’ for future growth in the region? Your input is needed to determine the local, development related assumptions that will be used to build the regional scenario planning model, which will be used to measure the trade-offs and costs associated with competing future growth alternatives. Who: Economic developers, land development specialists, real estate professionals, site selection consultants, business location … Read More

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