Monthly Archives: August 2016

Welcome New Members!

We are proud to introduce our new association members! The following is a list individuals who have joined ULI Charlotte since August 2nd: Charity Barbee, ElectriCities of NC Stephen Brown, The El Group, Inc. Nick Bushon, Design Resource Group, P.A. Tim Eckmair, C Design Inc. Jason Galloway, Timmons Group Andy Lucas, Beauxwright Jennifer Manchester, Suburban Properties of Charlotte Kyle Nelson, Brasfield and Gorrie Marc Robinson, Cushman & Wakefield Jessica Thomas, AI Design Group Amanda Thomspon, Wells Fargo

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Creating a Culture of Shared Vision, Knowledge and Trust: New ULI Report Explores How to Build Effective Public-Private Partnerships

WASHINGTON (July 28, 2016) — The challenges and opportunities associated with creating effective public-private partnerships in the current economic environment are explored in Successful Public-Private Partnerships: From Principles to Practice, a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The report, overseen by ULI’s Public-Private Partnership Council and funded by theULI Foundation, builds on ULI research published in 2005 on public-private partnerships (PPPs), which identified core principles essential for the accomplishment of joint development projects by the public and private sectors. Since then, the need for PPPs has expanded beyond … Read More

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Members on the Move

Congratulations to the following ULI members on their recent achievements: Rachel Russell – Milhaus Milhaus, an award-winning developer of Class A, urban, multifamily residential buildings is expanding its footprint to Charlotte, and throughout the Carolinas market. Milhaus has hired member Rachel Russell to serve as vice president of development for the Carolinas. With 11,400 apartment units under management and in development nationwide this year, Milhaus is strategically positioned for success within North Carolina with the first site under contract in Asheville. Did you know that the Members on the Move post … Read More

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RECAP:  WLI Discusses Affordable Housing

On August 11, women ULI members gathered to discuss affordable housing and the realities in the Charlotte market.  Beginning with a review of The New Yorker article titled Forced Out, Pam Wideman, Deputy Director of Neighborhood and Business Services, lead a discussion of the shocking circumstances for families in our community.  Some of the general discussions included: The City of Charlotte estimates there are 34,000 affordable housing units are needed in community today. Some of our community has a fear of affordable housing in their neighborhood.  There is a misconception that … Read More

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ULI Carolinas – 2017 Carolinas’ Meeting | Last call for Big Ideas Cutoff 8/22

Submit your ideas! Deadline is Monday, August 22 at 5:00 p.m. Do you have a BIG idea for a session at the 2017 Carolinas’ Meeting? Share your suggestions for sessions and speakers you would like to see, or vote on your favorites. This is your chance to influence the content of the Carolinas’ premier real estate industry gathering. It’s easy to submit your proposal:1. Submit your BIG idea here!2. Use the topics of leadership, trends in real estate, and development deals to brainstorm your ideas. All sessions should strive to incorporate concepts … Read More

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WLI Fall Symposium: Elevating Women to the Next Level

At this women-only event (open to members and nonmembers), we will discuss how do we best empower each other to succeed?  Is there a difference between a mentor and a sponsor?  Or is individual pursuit the best route?  How are women earning top leadership roles and what are they doing for the next-in-line?  Join WLI for a panel discussion on traditional and non-traditional approaches to advancing women’s roles, responsibilities, and achievements in the workplace. Panelists: Sue White – Donathan Properties Denise Dexter – JLL Debra Campbell – City of Charlotte … Read More

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Living in Charlotte Survey: Deadline Extended thru August 19th

To better understand our community’s preferences for housing, living, working and getting around in the Greater Charlotte Region, we have engaged the Urban Institute to conduct a survey. This data should be valuable to help developers, policymakers and other land use professionals make informed decisions on how to meet the growing needs and preferences of residents. The survey is of all ages, communities, and income levels throughout the Charlotte Region. It takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete and will be open until August 12th. At the end of the survey, … Read More

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2017 CREW Leadership Program

CREW Charlotte and KPMG have partnered to develop a leadership program for CREW female members and other professional women in our community.  Becoming an Authentic Leader, facilitated by Sharon Reed – Global Girls Project, will begin in January 2017 and conclude in October 2017. There are eight sessions and each focused on one of the ATHENA leadership principles and also draws from the experience of CREW Atlanta’s Leadership Program.  I have attached a flyer with more details about the program and have included the link for the online application for … Read More

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Welcome New Members!

We are proud to introduce our new association members! The following is a list individuals who have joined ULI Charlotte since July 20th: Joel Childress, Auburn University Anthony Parker, Auburn University Brent Stough, PLA, Design Resource Group Mary Virginia Webb, Grant Thornton

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Members on the Move

We are looking for your news you would like to share with other ULI members.  Job and position changes, new projects, awards and certifications – anything you believe is newsworthy, send it our way.  We are looking at ways to recognize our members for their achievements. Please send information to charlotte@uli.org.

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