Monthly Archives: November 2014

Trends in Real Estate Offers Great Optimism

In front of a sold-out crowd, ULI Charlotte hosted the Emerging Trends in Real Estate program featuring Dean Schwanke of ULI and a panel of regional speakers.  The following takeaways were offered: Charlotte’s Outlook is Optimistic Labor costs and labor shortage is a huge concern for future development. Mind your business – focus on what you are good at, know your market and product, and don’t worry about what the others may be doing (we sometimes get nervous about what the out of town guys are doing – don’t let … Read More

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Trends In Real Estate Poll Results

Results of the Trends In Real Estate Poll Results Read More

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December CoffeeTalk – Intermodal Update

Norfolk Southern’s Grant Cothran, Manager National Accounts and Alan Shaw, VP Intermodal Operations, will join us for December’s CoffeeTalk. The discussion will focus on the Charlotte intermodal terminal as a unique, “industrial-scale smart-growth” infill project. This project, spanning almost 20 years, took place thanks to a partnership between the public and private sector, with the relationship between Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Norfolk Southern at the center. Participants will also learn more about how the Uptown terminal sets the stage for continued expansion of Charlotte’s urban core. December 4 7:30am to 9am Ovens … Read More

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ULI Charlotte – YLG Networking Social

Join ULI Charlotte’s Young Leaders Group for networking at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB). Rich in history and hops, OMB is the oldest and largest brewery in Charlotte. Their fresh new location is the perfect place to gather for networking and to taste their offerings! Read More

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Applied Innovation Corridor – Urban Land Institute (ULI) –Advisory Panel Final Report

From April 28 – May 2, 2014, the City of Charlotte partnered with the Urban Land Institute to engage the community in a process aimed at refining the vision and developing key implementation strategies needed to catalyze the Applied Innovation Corridor concept, recommended in both the 2020 Center City Vision Plan (2011) and Community Investment Plan. Read More

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Policy Perspective: TIF and Redevelopment

This Urban Land article “Tax Increment Financing: Tweaking TIF in the 21st Century” takes a look at Tax Increment Financing and redevelopment after the recession. Read More

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Takeaways from CoffeeTalk – P3 Perspectives

November’s CoffeeTalk, led by David Williams, Managing Director, Assured Group of Companies and Stephen Turner, Director, Economic & Urban Development for the City of Rock Hill Read More

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Follow up on Fall Meeting

ULI Charlotte hosted the ULI Fall Meeting Review with highlights from the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York featuring tours of some of the greatest real estate and cultural projects in NYC; lessons learned from industry leaders and beyond; and real results from real projects.         Panelists included: Bird Anderson is an Executive Vice President and head of Homebuilder Banking for the Commercial Real Estate Group at Wells Fargo Bridget Dixon is Planning Coordinator for the City of Charlotte Steve McClure is the President of Spectrum Residential, Inc. … Read More

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