Monthly Archives: January 2016

Women’s Leadership Initiative Partners with Habitat

One March 8, 2016, Habitat for Humanity Charlotte will host a Building Futures: A Symposium on Affordable Housing. ULI member (and WLI committee member) Pam Wideman will moderate a panel of leading experts to discuss the impacts of affordable housing on a strong and healthy community. The symposium is open to the public at no charge. Seating, however, is limited, so we advise that you REGISTER NOW:

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ULI Engaged to Discuss South Park

As part of the Advisory Service Panel, ULI will bring a national panel of experts to discuss key challenges in the South Park area.  March 13 to March 18, 2016, up to 10 ULI Member panelists will convene to meet with business owners, real estate professionals and the community.  Opportunities for community input will be available on Monday, March 14, with individual interviews on March 15 and the final summary presentation on March 18.  All times and locations are still pending. Since 1947, ULI Advisory Services panels have helped communities … Read More

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#CLTResolve Rocks Charlotte

In a Twitter campaign on January 5-8, ULI Charlotte encouraged people to think about how they can further improve upon their City, participants offered some incredible ideas, some rewarded with gift cards and prizes.  We asked what would you do to make Charlotte great in 2016?  Ideas ranged from exploring promote socio-economically integrated schools to advocating for more bike-friendly streets to exploring historic markers throughout our region. The daily winners included: Tuesday – Dustin – I resolve to make Charlotte a better place by hosting Uptown Run Club! Noon on … Read More

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Enhance Your Experience at the Carolinas’ Meeting

Are you attending the ULI Carolinas’ Meeting on February 29 and March 1, 2016 in Raleigh?  Enhance your experience with a Mobile Workshop or special Women’s Leadership Dinner.  Registrations are now.  The opportunities will allow you to take a deeper dive into content and network with others from throughout the region.     Featuring two Mobile Workshop Opportunities: #1 – Raleigh’s Warehouse District: Adaptive Re-use (walking tour) – A tour of Raleigh’s burgeoning Warehouse District located three blocks east of downtown and experiencing a renaissance of interest and redevelopment. #2 … Read More

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Shark Tank Returning in 2016

The 2016 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting will feature a Shark Tank program. Tailored after the popular television show, this engaging program brings together real estate entrepreneurs and a panel of “Sharks” to vet their proposals in the context of their decades of experience. The goal of the event is to offer the audience a look behind closed doors of an investment committee. The session will feature two interesting and diverse investment proposals presented by real estate entrepreneurs. The Sharks will critique the presentations and ask hard-hitting questions leveraging their experiences, critical … Read More

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ULI Carolinas’ Meeting – Early Bird Registration Ends January 15th!

Have you registered for the 2016 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting yet?  Save with early bird registration fees by registering by January 15.  The ULI Carolinas’ Meeting offers educational and networking opportunities during the two-day event. The focus for the conference is The Rise of the 18-Hour City. This third annual event is expected to draw over 600 attendees from across the region to enjoy mobile workshops, keynote sessions, panels and incredible networking opportunities.  For more information or to register, go to

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CoffeeTalk: Construction Concerns – What Keeps You Up at Night?

Cranes are once again dominating the skyline of our region and construction activity is up.  Join ULI Charlotte for a discussion about “what is keeping us up all night” in real estate construction.  Panelists from various segments share their views of the current market and predict constraints that will drive construction pricing and timelines in the short and long term.  Hear how firms are addressing the labor supply, how construction pricing is trending, and other construction constraints in the year to come. Panelists: Eric Reichard, Rodgers Builders Ambrose Dittloff, Carocon … Read More

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The Changing Workplace

The real estate industry is changing and our business models are changing with it.  Our workplaces employ broader spectrum of ages, gender and ethnic diversity, not only changes the way we operate but also the way we respond to the growing marketplace.  ULI recently conducted research on the current state of women in the real estate and land use field and identifies the most important actions organizations can take to promote more women to positions of greater seniority and visibility. According to the survey, women in C-level roles are more … Read More

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Twitter Campaign: 2016 Is the Year to Make Your City Better

When it comes to New Year’s, there’s no resolution too big or small – especially when it benefits your city. Planting trees, improving walkability, or vowing to take public transportation in lieu of your car can make all the difference, and, we’re taking note! Get creative on January 5-8 then go to Twitter and tweet how you intend to make Charlotte a better place this year with hashtag #CLTresolve. We’ll spread the word. There will be daily winners for the best ideas, and one lucky winner will be invited for … Read More

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