Monthly Archives: December 2017

ULI Charlotte FY17 Annual Report

It is exciting to looking back at how our District Council has grown and thrived.  I think about how our volunteers and members have delivered impactful programming, reached the community with discussions about challenging subjects, and assisted in preparing the future leaders in our community.  Check out our FY17 Annual Report and have a happy new year from ULI Charlotte.

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RECAP: Innovation: Steps to Surviving the Speed of Change

Anticipating needs of the community for the built environment requires vision and innovation to develop, plan, create and manage. Keith Denham, Managing Principal, National Director — CohnReznick Advisory Group,  led a discussion around thinking two to three steps ahead. Some thoughts around innovation: Define your customer. Spend wisely – invest in innovations that benefit your customer base. Approach innovation in small bites. Innovation leads to value creation. Value creation leads to revenue growth and increased margins. Keith was joined by Jennifer Stanton, Retail Advisory Services, Emily Crandall, JLL, Alyson Craig, UNC Charlotte Childress … Read More

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ULI Charlotte welcomes new CCOG Executive Director

Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) has selected Iredell County Manager Ron Smith as its Executive Director beginning in mid-January. Smith replaces Jim Prosser who is retiring after seven years of service as CCOG’s Executive Director. The CCOG Executive Board unanimously approved Smith’s hiring at its meeting Wednesday night. His selection was the culmination of a five-month nationwide search. “Ron Smith brings exceptional skills and the experience required to keep us on course for our rapidly growing region,” said CCOG Board Chair and Charlotte City Council Member Patsy Kinsey. “Our national … Read More

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