Monthly Archives: December 2016

Is Your Member Profile Up to Date?

ULI will soon launch a new and improved online member management system that will help us serve you better. Enhanced digital capabilities will allow quicker access to the Institute’s exclusive member-only content, resources, and tools. Take advantage of this new system by logging on to and updating your member profile. Need help accessing your account? Call us at 1-800-321-5011 (outside the United States: +1 410 626 7500) or email us at

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Showcase Your Firm

ULI Charlotte is launching its annual sponsorship campaign for 2017 and we invite you to become an investor. Sponsorship packages offer valuable incentives that allow you to promote your company while creating opportunities for your employees to network and receive valuable education. ULI has so much to offer. From our Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs) to the CoffeeTalk series, we are working to create thoughtful developments that contribute to Charlotte’s quality of life. Over the next year we will continue our hard work in increasing the visibility of ULI Charlotte – … Read More

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WLI Career Development Program

Leading with Your Strengths Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced StrengthsFinder 2.0, an online assessment tool to discover your top five talents. Join the WLI members as we discuss strategies for applying your strengths personally and professionally with Cyndee Patterson of The Lee Institute. Step 1: Register for … Read More

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U.S. Voters Approve Billions for Transit and Green Space

In November, voters across the United States endorsed numerous state and local ballot measures approving additional funding for green space, land conservation, and public transportation. Notably, voters also approved minimum-wage increases in four states and legalized medical or recreational marijuana ballot initiatives in eight states. Read more.  

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ULI Awards Registration is Now OPEN!

APPLY NOW! ULI Global Awards for Excellence Applications Open Today “The ULI Global Awards for Excellence program is a timely reminder of the key difference that responsible land use can make in terms of community longevity and sustainability.” -Patrick L. Phillips, ULI Global CEO The ULI Global Awards for Excellence define the standard for real estate development practice worldwide. In its 39th year, the program is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all types of real estate development. The awards recognize the full development process of a project—construction, economic viability, … Read More

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Lessons Learned Shared with Masters of Real Estate Students

During the November, 2016 ULI Charlotte Advisory Board Meeting, students of the UNC Charlotte | Childress Klein Center for Real Estate, joined the meeting to learn more about ULI and to participate in a conversation with the Board members.  While there were three students asking questions of four professionals, the entire Advisory Board participated in the conversation offering career and industry advice for the aspiring professionals. A special thanks goes to: Masters of Real Estate Students:  Kristin Vinesett , Adam Schwartz, and Chris Mannix Advisory Board Members on the Panel: … Read More

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Living in Charlotte 2016: Views on Housing, Transportation and Community

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, ULI Charlotte released Living in Charlotte 2016:  Views on Housing Transportation and Community.  Diane Gavarkavich, Director of Research Service for UNC Charlotte Urban Institute summarized the findings, which was then followed by audience and panelist discussion. When the audience was asked about why they chose to move to Charlotte (or remain here), some of the comments shared included: activity, growth, airport come for job, stayed for job opportunities affordability, quality of life balance of small and big city tree canopy, clean, Cost of Living, friendliness … Read More

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