Monthly Archives: February 2016

Real Estate Finance Symposium 2016: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges

Real Estate Finance Symposium 2016: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges ULI Charlotte and UNC Charlotte Childress Klein Center for Real Estate April 12th, 2016 Hear from CEOs, Partners and Directors on finding investments, accessing capital, market opportunities and challenges Discover how investors and lenders are deploying capital today Assess whether credit risks are being properly managed and priced Hear from capital providers and users discussing potential deals and current financing arrangements Learn about the secular and cyclical dynamics that have affected cap rates during the current real estate cycle. Hear experts discuss … Read More

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Leadership Meet to Discuss Our Future

Leadership Meet to Discuss Our Future Over 30 of ULI Charlotte’s leadership members participated in a retreat on Wednesday to reflect on our present mission and activities, while contemplating the future.  We are proud to have a strong District Council with robust programming and activities.  Some of the highest rated ULI Charlotte activities are the regular CoffeeTalks – a program that has evolved into discussions around specific projects in our community.  Likewise, the regional activities (including the Carolinas’ Meeting and Regional Initiative Councils) have created an opportunity for our members … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: 1616 Camden

Tour the brand new, five-story, 76,000 SF office/retail property located in the heart of South End.  Attendees will get to engage in a discussion with key principals about the project’s impact on South End, its response to evolving workplace preferences, and its successes in attracting both office and retail tenants to the property. Speakers: Mike Harrell, Beacon Partners David Furman, Centro Cityworks This event is exclusive to ULI YLG members. Registration is $20 until 3/9/16. On or after 3/10/16, the fee is $30. On-site registration is not available.

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Look Who’s Attending

Are you part of the more than 500 people attending the ULI Carolinas’ Meeting in Raleigh, NC on February 29 and March 1, 2016?  Larger than ever before, this is the premier ULI event in the region.  Click here for more information about the program. The real estate industry’s most influential professionals from the southeastern United States.  Here are the people you’ll meet at the Meeting: Real estate developers, owners and managers Finance and capital markets professionals Real estate investors Economic development specialists Design professionals including architects, planners and engineers … Read More

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Regional Initiative Councils: A Deeper Dive

Together, ULI Charlotte, South Carolina and Triangle offer Regional Initiative Councils (RICs). Modeled after national product councils, the mission of the regional council program is to convene ULI members (throughout North and South Carolina) to promote learning, build District Council leadership, share knowledge and expertise and encourage regional collaboration.  The RICs provide a small group forum to meet with members across the region.  More than 130 members in three RICs will meet prior to the Carolinas’ Meeting in Raleigh.  Members of the Market Impact Council will tour North Hills and … Read More

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RECAP: CoffeeTalk: Construction Concerns

On February 4, 2016, ULI Charlotte (#ULICLT) hosted a members’ only CoffeeTalk, discussing Construction Concerns:  What Keeps You Up at Night?  A panel moderated by Jon Morris, Beacon Partners, with  Eric Reichard, Rodgers Builders; Ambrose Dittloff, Carocon Corporation; and Frank Blythe, Blythe Construction.  Below are some of the top Tweets from attendees at the program:   “How do you ensure you can trust your subs?” 1. Checking financial status 2.  Relationships “The baby boomers represent the highest growth percentage of new renters” Glass is the hottest commodity with a 26 … Read More

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Carolinas’ Meeting Coming Soon

Have you checked out the latest information about the February 29 – March 1 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting?  There updates regularly, so even if you are registered, check out the speakers and mobile workshops, register for the Women’s Leadership Dinner or participate in the Young Leader Meet Up.     Some of the highlights include: North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory will open the Meeting More than 400 people are already registered.  Check out who is attending. Events and Mobile Workshops are filling up.  Register now. This is the largest event in … Read More

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Recap: The Changing Workplace

On January 28, 2016, the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) hosted a panel on the changing workplace.  Ellen Mendelsohn, ULI’s Washington, D.C. based director of leadership revealed the survey results of the current state of women in real estate and land use industry.  Ellen highlighted the following: Women remain under represented at every level with the greatest disparity at senior level with leakage at the middle level management. 25% of ULI members are women while only 14% of those women are C level. 92% of Female CEO’s are running small … Read More

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