Monthly Archives: October 2016

ULI Supports Big Jump Project

ULI Charlotte offered a letter of support for the City of Charlotte’s efforts to participate in a three-year Big Jump Project, a People for Bikes Program.  Charlotteans are engaged and passionate about making the City more bicycle-friendly.   Over the last 15 years, Charlotte has worked diligently to become a more bicycle-friendly city.  During that time, over 190 miles of bike trails, bike lanes and signed routes have been implemented across the city.  Right now, Charlotte is working on many fronts to improve the bicycling environment, including the creation of the … Read More

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Real Estate Trends

What’s ahead for 2017 and beyond? ULI Charlotte will present its annual Trends in Real Estate event on Wednesday, November 16. This year, Kathleen Carey will present a synopsis of the 2017 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report. A local response panel will follow. Registration is now open. The 2017 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Report… has a 38-year history and is the most highly regarded and widely-read forecast report for the North American real estate market. Undertaken by PwC and ULI, the report provides an outlook on U.S. investment and development trends, real … Read More

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Member Profile: Bird Anderson

“I enjoy hearing industry professionals, often ‘gurus,’ speak formally about their craft, as well as the more casual interaction and information sharing,” noted Bird about ULI.  Bird Anderson is an Executive Vice President at Wells Fargo, where he’s worked in Commercial Real Estate and Homebuilder Banking for 31 years. One of the most satisfying parts of his job is interacting with creative and entrepreneurial builders and developers, with his strongest leadership quality being his communication skills. Originally born in Atlanta, GA and a graduate of Vanderbilt University, Bird’s favorite vacation … Read More

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Speakers Announced for Fall Meeting Recap

Highlights from the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, Texas – tours of some of the greatest real estate and cultural projects in Dallas; lessons learned from industry leaders and beyond; and real results from real projects. The Fall Meeting Recap breakfast will feature a panel of ULI members who attended the ULI Fall Meeting scheduled for October 24-27 in Dallas, Texas. Panelists: Ron Steen Rhett Crocker Brian Nicholson Bridget Grant ULI Members can register for $20 up until October 26. On or after October 27, registration increases to $25. Non-member … Read More

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Member Profile: Amanda Gardner

After last night’s Panthers football game, we have a long way to go before Amanda achieves her goal of seeing them win a super bowl, but she is optimistic.  Amanda Gardner is the Executive Vice President – Controller at New Forum, Inc. and a member of the ULI Charlotte Advisory Board.  Originally from Utica, NY and a graduate of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, she loves to vacation in Wild Dunes, runs, supports Muscular Dystrophy Association, and enjoys time with her husband and four teenagers. When asked what the coolest … Read More

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RECAP: CoffeeTalk: The Big Rewrite – How it will Impact Development & Our Community

On October 6, 2016, ULI members gathered to learn more about the upcoming zoning rewrite and how it will impact development and the growth of our community.  A panel moderated by Tony Lathrop of Moore & Van Allen and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission Chair, included Ed McKinney, City of Charlotte, Bridget Grant, Moore & Van Allen and Chris Thomas, Childress Klein Properties.  Some of the quick facts we heard include: Charlotte is focused on transportation, mixed land, affordable housing, open public spaces, healthy local foods, and preservation of fresh air.  Zoning … Read More

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Carolinas Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting

Join your colleagues from ULI Charlotte, South Carolina and Triangle for some good food, drink and conversation during the ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas. Carolinas Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting Wednesday, October 26, 2016 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. St. Ann Restaurant & Bar 2501 N. Harwood St. Dallas, TX 75201 No R.S.V.P. required

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Members on the Move

Congratulations to the following ULI members on their recent achievements: Mike Davis – CDOT Mike Davis has accepted a new position as Deputy Director of CDOT.  Mike will join Liz Babson, Phil Reiger and Danny Pleasant as part of the department’s leadership team starting next week. Mike’s new role will allow him to expand his influence throughout the department and the city. He will continue to focus on land development issues and right of way management. He also will become more involved in planning, design, capital investments, economic development, supporting the rewrite … Read More

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Upcoming Webinar for ULI Members

Developing Office Space in an Evolving Tenant Market: Two Case Studies Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. EDT The office workplace is changing, and office tenants and building owners alike are taking a close look at these trends and their impacts. Creating a more collaborative, social, and flexible environment is frequently a key goal in many of these new workplaces. This webinar will focus on two efforts that exemplify some of the new ideas being used in modern office workplaces. 

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