Monthly Archives: May 2018

Congratulations to Rob Cochran, ULI Charlotte Chair, 2016 to 2018

Rob Cochran has served as the ULI Charlotte Chair from July, 2016 until June, 2018.  His leadership has brought great successes to the District Council, as well as elevating the organization to new levels.  At the May ULI Charlotte Leadership Luncheon, hosted by Wells Fargo, Rob reflected on some of the activities and success over the past couple of years. In early 2016, as incoming chair, Rob gathered the past chairs, governors, trustees, Advisory Board, and Committee Chairs to discuss key initiatives for the next two years.  He wanted to … Read More

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RECAP: WLI Uncorked with Debra Campbell

The Women’s Leadership Group hosted a WLI Uncorked:  A Conversation with a Leader on May 23, 2018.  The special guest was Debra Campbell, incoming ULI Charlotte Chair and Assistant City Manager, City of Charlotte, sharing some personal insights with the group. What are your professional lessons learned along the way? Make an impact, don’t go for the title. A title doesn’t define who I am. Whatever you do, you don’t need a title to do it! Over the years, I have learned to surround myself with people who have allowed … Read More

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Register Now for the 2018 Fall Meeting

Experience unprecedented opportunities to make connections, learn, and build relationships with your peers during the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting October 8–11 in Boston. Join more than 6,000 real estate industry leaders for member-led programming, one-of-a-kind tours, and engaging networking events. Prices increase $200 after June 1, 2018. Early Registration Ends This Week

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Hampton Roads: Reimagine the Future of Fort Monroe

Fort Monroe is on a new journey and the impact to our community, region, and borders beyond has the potential to generate significant benefits for preserving the property and contributing to the quality of life in coastal Virginia. Glenn Oder, Executive Director of Fort Monroe Authority will share the history of the property and discuss new opportunities as they “Reimagine the Future of Fort Monroe”. With unique 360 degree views of the Chesapeake Bay and the historic stone ramparts as the backdrop, the FMA is preparing to present approximately 100 acres and 900,000 sq.ft. … Read More

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Suggest Programs for the ULI Fall Meeting in Boston

Fall Meeting programming is developed by members, for members. If you have an idea for a session, we would like to hear it! Please use this form to fill in all details pertaining to your proposed session concept. All ideas submitted will be considered as part of the member-led program development process.  For more information about the ULI Fall Meeting, got to

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Take Advantage of Membership Discount

Know someone that is ready to join or rejoin ULI.  Get $50 off membership fees until June 30th!  Use Promo Code: DCMEM50 to receive $50 off any US Associate and Full private, public, and under 35. Offer excludes students and those lapsed less than 6 months.  Click here to join today.

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Interested in a Product Council?

Now is the time to express your interest in joining one of the 9 new product councils! Use to search for opportunities.  For more information about produce councils, go to

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New Member Orientation

Join us for a New Member Orientation to hear about how you can make the most of your membership with ULI Charlotte! The Membership Committee will share resources, answer your questions, and provide some time for networking. Space is limited at these events; please RSVP by Friday, June 1. Coffee and light breakfast faire will be served.

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Ride & Talk: Development along the LYNX Blue Line Extension SOLD OUT

With ridership building and speculation by developers blooming, join ULI Charlotte as we experience the new light rail extension and talk to developers along the way.    Beginning at the Sugar Creek Station, we will move to the Old Concord Station and then to University Station, stopping to learn more about the various development projects along the way.  Highlighted speakers include:  Tony Kuhn, Flywheel; Scott Fuller, Legacy Real Estate Advisors; Clay Andrews, Economic Development, UNC Charlotte; Jane Wu, Carolina States Regional Center; Stuart Parks, The Arden Group; and Grace Nystrum, The … Read More

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Exploring Three Models for More Affordable Homes in U.S. Cities

Changes to design, construction, and zoning policies could increase the supply of affordably priced housing, said panelists at an event hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS). “It is the cost of the construction, the cost of land, and the cost of regulation that we have to address,” said Chris Herbert, managing director of the JCHS. The cost of housing has grown more quickly than the incomes of many who need a place to live, especially renters. “Renter cost burdens have doubled since 1960, with a substantial … Read More

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