Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Council Members Accepted

To dive deeper in land use topics, ULI Charlotte offers local and regional council opportunities for members.  In 2018, the following District Council members were accepted to participate in councils: Regional Initiative Councils The RICs convene members throughout North and South Carolina to promote learning, building leadership, sharing knowledge and expertise, and encourage regional collaboration. Carolina Trends Council (CTC) explores market trends and opportunities created by large scale develop and major employers.  Congratulations to ULI Charlotte members recently accepted to the council: Richard Cuebas, Integra Architecture, Darcy Nagel, Greystar. Rethinking … Read More

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Record Number Attending the Carolinas’ Meeting

This is an unparalleled opportunity to network with business decision makers, showcase your company’s services and products, and strengthen ties with existing clients. ULI develops programs that fit the needs of your business for promotion, networking, and business development. Find out more and register at

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RECAP: Implementing Creative Placemaking in Real Estate

On January 25, 2018, ULI Charlotte hosted Juanita Hardy, ULI Senior Visiting Fellow for Creative Placemaking.  What it comes down to is that we need to be intentional in planning and identifying placemaking opportunities, especially along commercial corridors.  There are opportunities for linking creative placemaking and health together, and the key is to begin planning in the pre-construction phase of development.  “By no means does this prevent you from implementing creative placemaking any time during the development phase, but that is ideal,” said Juanita. Who benefits from creative placemaking? Government … Read More

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Apply Now for Emerging Leaders Forum

The ULI Charlotte Emerging Leaders Forum’s purpose is to provide a platform for participants to become better leaders and learn responsible leadership in the use of land to enhance the total environment by sharing their business lives in an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust, and respect. All ULI Charlotte Young Leader members are invited to apply to participate in the Emerging Leaders Forum program. Your application will be reviewed by the ULI Charlotte Leadership Development committee. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, January 31st. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 9th.

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Real Estate and The Transportation Revolution

ULI is hosting two Member-Only webinars in January: On January 17, 2018, The Transportation Revolution:  A Game-Changer for Real Estate Webinar – The combination of ride-hailing services and driverless vehicles represents a transportation revolution with far-reaching implications for the real estate industry. Get ahead of the trend with this complimentary, members-only webinar that builds on a recent special report by ULI and Green Street Advisors.  More information at Then on January 22, 2018, participate in 2018 – Extra Innings or a Doubleheader? ULI Explores What’s Ahead for Real Estate and … Read More

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Urban Land’s Most Popular Articles of 2017

As we close the books on 2017, we wanted to look back on the topics that resonated most with the readers of Urban Land Online in the past year. In a year with much uncertainty, our January piece on trends to watch was more popular than ever. Another popular piece focused on the future of American suburbs, with research provided by John Burns Real Estate Consulting in partnership with ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. Other popular pieces looked at reclaiming urban watefronts, smart cities around the world, and creative placemaking done right. Here are the top five most popular … Read More

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Seats Still Available for the 2018 Carolinas’ Meeting

CONVERGE with hundreds of professionals at the leading regional meeting | CONNECT and build your network, allowing new ideas and solutions to surface, break down silos and inspire new approaches | CREATE heightened collaboration and learning exchange to help you identify and apply solutions that will optimize efficiencies, solve challenges and propel you forward. Program Highlights Partnerships at Work: The Greenville Story – For the past 30 years, the City of Greenville has collaborated with both the private sector and civic institutions to create unique development partnerships, stimulating major downtown revitalization projects that have had far-reaching … Read More

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Apply Now for Capital Markets Council

In 2017, ULI Charlotte launched a local Capital Markets Council.  The mission is to engage each member on substantive capital market trends and larger financial issues that affect each of us individually and our industry more broadly. We structure the content to facilitate two-way conversations with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The key to success of the Council is rich dialogue among senior-level industry experts. The CMC convenes a group of ULI Members and Capital Markets professionals to: Inform and update its members on current regional and national issues … Read More

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