Monthly Archives: January 2014

Charlotte City Council Approves Applied Innovation Corridor Contract

At their January 27 meeting, Charlotte City Council approved advancing funds for a professional services contract with the Urban Land Institute in the amount of $125,000 for an national Urban Land Institute National Advisory Panel. This is a public-private collaborative effort sponsored by the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, Charlotte Center City Partners, Foundation for The Carolinas, Knight Foundation, UNC Charlotte Foundation, Charlotte Chamber and Mt. Vernon Capital/Vision Ventures.  The City of Charlotte’s actual share of the funding is $40,000 and the remaining amount … Read More

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Development 101 – An Introductory Course for the Public Sector

What Is Development 101 This is an introductory course that is designed for public sector employees, elected and appointed officials, that interact with private-sector real estate decision makers. This course will take place: Thursday, February 13 – 9:00 am – 11:00 am UNC – Center City Campus – Classroom 501 PROGRAM ULI Charlotte’s Development 101 course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of how private-sector real estate financial decisions are made and also to give a better understanding of how government policies and tools influence private-sector decisions. … Read More

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Follow The Conversation With Hashtags

Just in time for the ULI Carolina’s Meeting we are rolling out our new Twitter hashtag: #ulicarolina This will allow you to follow the conversations easily on Twitter, Be sure to add it to your tweets! If you haven’t registered for the Carolina’s Meeting yet there is still time!

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The Southeast, including Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas, is entering its next growth cycle

Thanks to the state’s improving economy, development that was at a standstill for a few years is starting to pick up, with some significant projects slated to break ground by the end of the year, says Dan Warren, the real estate practice leader at the Charlotte office of accounting, tax, and consulting firm Elliott Davis. “There are diminishing vacancy rates in multifamily housing, Class A office, industrial, and retail space, and this trend should continue,” says Warren. “As vacancies go down and rental rates increase, confidence is building in the … Read More

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City of Charlotte Draft of the Driveway Regulations

The City of Charlotte is seeking public input on the draft Driveway Regulations by February 9, 2014.  To review the draft and submit comments, visit

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Carolinas Meeting – YLG Reception

Date:  January 23, 2014 Time:  7:30pm – 9:30pm Experience the views from the 50th Floor residence lounge of this luxury apartment community, while enjoying hors d’ oeuvres and drinks from the SKY Lounge at The VUE. For access to the event, PRE-REGISTRATION is required one-week in advance. Price:  $25 member / $35 non-member Location:  The VUE Charlotte on 5th, 50th Floor, 215 N. Pine, Charlotte, NC  28202

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Baseball’s Home Run in Uptown Charlotte – a Mobile Workshop

Date:  January 23, 2014 Time:  8:45am – 11:15am Be one of the first to experience the new BB&T Ballpark.  Located in uptown Charlotte, BB&T Ballpark is the home to the Charlotte Knights baseball team and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2014.  This tour will feature discussion around the development of the new ballpark, the City of Charlotte’s involvement, as well as other projects launched in the area such as Romare Bearden Park.  With an expected draw of more than 600,000 fans in its first season, learn more … Read More

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