Monthly Archives: March 2018

CoffeeTalk: Integrating Health and Wellness in our Community, Workplace and Lifestyles

Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making are creating places that contribute to healthier people and communities, and to enhance and preserve value by meeting growing desires for health-promoting places. At this CoffeeTalk, hear from several panelists as they discuss the value of integrating healthy places into the workplace through amenities such as shuffleboard, yoga and Xboxes; lifestyle amenities such as trails, athletic facilities and family activity centers; and affordable housing, health facilities and community centers for seniors.  Panel includes: Tim Sittmea, Crosland … Read More

Posted in CoffeeTalk, Events, News | Leave a comment

Upcoming Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Events

WLI Unwound: Play it Big! Friday, March 9, 2018 | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm | ULI Charlotte Conference Room ULI Columbus has offered our WLI members to participate remotely in this program.  Learn how to play BIG! This luncheon program features a live video chat with author, Tara Mohr, who wrote the book, “Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead.” Tara offers wise, simple and proven strategies to make big life changes from both personal and professional perspectives. Tara will discuss why so many women … Read More

Posted in Events, News, WLI | Leave a comment

RECAP: CoffeeTalk: Transformation of South End

On March 1, 2018, ULI Charlotte convened members to discuss the South End story.  Moving from a thriving manufacturing community, through the decline of textiles, to its rebirth as one of the hottest submarkets in Charlotte.  The panel shared their insights about what’s driving development, how to drive change the right way, and what the future will look like.  Below are some basic take-aways: The scale is changing, design is being driven by the need for complementary types of buildings, taller, density, ground floor activation all surrounding walkability – take … Read More

Posted in CoffeeTalk, Events, News | Leave a comment

10 Principles for Building Resilience: Members Only Webinar

This complimentary ULI members-only webinar on March 15 will offer participants a first look at the key themes outlined in the upcoming ULI report, 10 Principles for Building Resilience. An expert panel of ULI members who contributed to the report will explore the roles of resilience in land use decision-making, finance, and social equity.

Posted in News | Leave a comment

CCOG Hosts Creative Solutions for Thriving Communities Conference

On April 12, 2018, the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) will host their Fourth Annual Conference, networking and educational opportunity for local government elected officials, staff and others who contribute to building stronger communities. Topics include accelerating opportunity through partnerships, transportation and remaining globally competitive, and creative ways to engage your community, and preparing your community for autonomous and connected vehicles, to name a few.  For more information, click here.

Posted in News, Programs | Leave a comment