Monthly Archives: September 2015

November Coffee Talk

Imagine creating a 26-mile trail and greenway facility that will stretch from the City of Pineville, through Center City and on to the UNC Charlotte campus and Cabarrus County line. This is the Cross Charlotte Trail (XCLT). Once completed, residents will be able to travel seamlessly from one end of Charlotte to the other. Approximately 98,000 jobs and 80,000 residents will be within a half mile of the proposed trail, which will connect to many treasured places and major employment centers. This decade long project offers potential for present and … Read More

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Member Profile – Kyle Baugh

Kyle enjoys creating livable, sustainable developments and spaces that add value to the overall community. Read More

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RECAP – Personal & Professional Resiliency (#Resiliency)

WLI Fall Symposium

On September 10, 2015, the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) hosted Jane McIntyre for a fireside chat with Sonja Gantt and too these leadership nuggets from the program: As a leader, you should focus 70% of your time on what you do best, 20% on something new, and 10% on what you do the least well (and delegate it out). While 75% of US presidents were in the bottom of their schools class ranking; 50% of millionaires never finished college; majority of CEO’s had a C level GPA, they all … Read More

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RECAP – RWCI: Mixed Income Housing with a New Twist

During the September 3, 2015 CoffeeTalk, ULI members gathered to hear about efforts to transform the former public housing Boulevard Homes into a vibrant and holistic neighborhood.  The Renaissance West Community Initiative (RWCI) is a true example of real estate serving a social need.  While meeting in the community room of the new senior housing building of Renaissance, the RWCI board and ULI Members presented the progress and vision of the community. The program began with a history of the community and of the motivation behind moving from a public … Read More

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How You Can Get Involved with ULI Charlotte

How to get involved? ULI can help you CONNECT . . . LEARN . . .  and GIVE BACK.  Land use is local, but we can learn regionally and globally.  Become involved with ULI Charlotte on some very simple levels.  Here are some ways to consider:   Connect Join ULI Charlotte’s social media network (find us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook) Encourage your colleagues to join ULI Forward ULI newsletters to your business associates Tweet at a meeting #uliclt Learn Attend a ULI meeting . . . see our calendar … Read More

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