Monthly Archives: October 2017

RECAP: Sponsor Breakfast

As a special thank you for their support, we invited our 2017 Annual Sponsors to breakfast with Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones on October 17, 2017.  Here are some of the comments Mr. Jones shared with the guests. Marcus identifies himself as a data geek, so here are a few facts about our City:  Charlotte has a $2.4 billion dollar budget; by the year 2050, 70% of human population will be in an urban setting – what are we doing to make the urban corridor of Charlotte attractive?; On November … Read More

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Trends in Real Estate

Presenting the annual real estate trends and forecast meeting, featuring insights from leading experts both nationally and locally. The event will again feature a presentation on the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2018 report – a publication from PwC and ULI – as well as a session on the outlook for Charlotte area real estate, including a panel of local experts. Emerging Trends in Real Estate is a trends and forecast publication with a 38-year history, and is the most highly-regarded and widely-read forecast report in the real estate industry. Emerging Trends in Real … Read More

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Think Unique, Deliver New

Business strategy, design, community development and market completion keep us thinking forward.  The innovation economy is proving to offer unique opportunities for cities, businesses and the real estate sector, to think forward to accommodate the needs of a new generation. Staying two steps ahead of the fast-changing, competitive landscape of the real estate business, requires intentionality.  Anticipating the needs of the community for the built environment requires vision and innovation to develop, plan, create and manage. Join us for this unique program on Innovation:  Surviving the Speed of Change with Keith Denham, Managing … Read More

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“Evicted” Author Speaks to Crowd in Charlotte

In a highly-anticipated community event in Charlotte, author and Princeton professor Matthew Desmond discussed his Pulitzer-winning book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City before a crowd of 700 on September 27th. Nine community groups sponsored the Desmond discussion, including ULI Charlotte and the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association. With community discussion and research ongoing around the problem of a lack of economic mobility in Charlotte, the September 27 public lecture by Desmond drew such demand that the free public tickets were snapped up in less than 24 hours. Some 40 book … Read More

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Real Estate Economic Forecast: A Survey of Leading Real Estate Economists and Analysts

This is a complimentary ULI members—only webinar. Real Estate Economic Forecast: A Survey of Leading Real Estate Economists and Analysts Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. EDT       Be the first to know the real estate forecast for ’17, ’18, and ’19. During this members–only webinar, hear from ULI member experts who participated in the Real Estate Economic Forecast survey as they explain their views on the key economic and real estate indicators moving into the future. The semiannual ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast survey provides forecasts … Read More

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Top Speakers for Affordable Housing Lunch | Oct. 10 | Register Today

So many questions: How do we do it? What are tools being discussed for implementing Affordable Housing in Charlotte? What is happening in other cities that Charlotte may be able to implement? As housing affordability needs increase, cities have shown unprecedented commitment and creativity in response. We can’t just build our way out of this. There is no single strategy for meeting housing needs, but consensus is emerging on what a complete toolbox includes. Our panel will discuss a variety of tools and examples from around the U.S. as well … Read More

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Housing Resources

Housing is a key to creating and sustaining thriving communities, and ULI is a leading provider of research and analysis on issues that affect housing. Affordable and workforce housing is an ongoing area of focus, and we also closely watch how demographic trends affect demand for housing—today and into the future. Browse the resources and research around housing. Resources are added as they become available –

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