Monthly Archives: November 2018

Registration Open for 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting!

The ULI Carolinas’ Meeting provides you with actionable information that you can immediately apply on the job. Use this archive to review what you learned, study content that you missed, and share insights with your colleagues. More than 750 of the real estate industry’s most influential professionals from across the southeast. Members who attend are commercial developers, finance executives, economic development specialists, architects and urban planners, owners and managers, real estate consultants, and property advisers. Early Bird Cutoff is December 28. Register for the 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting!

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Scholarship Opportunities at the Carolinas’ Meeting

Scholarship opportunities are provided by ULI Charlotte, ULI South Carolina and ULI Triangle. Applicants are invited to apply for a Scholarship to attend the 2019 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting in Raleigh, NC on February 11-12. Public Sector Scholarships – The purpose of the scholarship is to introduce public sector or nonprofit employees, elected officials and appointed officials to the ULI experience, and retain their participation to create a more complete shared learning experience across all sectors of our industry. Eligible participants: Applicants employed by nonprofits, local, county, and state government, elected … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop – The Shop

Come join ULI Young Leaders for a tour and panel discussion of The Shop, a 40,000 SF adaptive re-use project at I-277 and North Graham Street. The project, which just started construction, is a joint venture between Tribek Properties and Ascent Real Estate Capital targeting creative office, retail and food/beverage tenants. Participants will be able to tour the 1950s-vintage buildings and discuss the opportunities and challenges presented at the project. Speakers will include principals from Tribek Properties and LCRE Capital as well as NEXT and YLG members who are participating … Read More

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Member Profile: Jim Gamble

Jim Gamble has been a director at Bohler Engineering for almost four years, but his participation in Charlotte’s development scene dates back to the early 1990s, where he worked in land development at the Little architecture firm. After 15 years at Little, Jim transitioned to the deal-making side of commercial real estate as a broker and developer at Collett & Associates. A career highlight was the First Union Customer Information Center (now a Wells Fargo operation) in the University City area of Charlotte. The complex houses thousands of bank employees … Read More

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RECAP: From Conversation to Action: Diversity and Inclusion

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, members gathered to learn about how companies and individuals to create action around our diversity and inclusion.  Several great points that were shared includes: Bias, thoughts, and stereotypes are personal.  When we address them, then we can make changes. Additional reading to consider: The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein Erasing Institutional Bias by Tiffany Jana and Ashley Diaz Mejias Best practices suggested: Normalize – the conversation around race Organize – develop partnerships in and outside of government and consider what infrastructure needs to be present to … Read More

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Affordable Housing Webinar Opportunity

Here’s another webinar opportunity for you this week – Friday, November 16 at 1:00pm. In this webinar, you’ll learn from new research on the affordable housing asset class from RCLCO and the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing. Speaker Adam Ducker will discuss affordable housing as an asset class, including its size and scope, products, its performance in the capital and real estate markets, and the fundamental drivers and trends behind this asset class. Learn more here. This webinar is free for ULI members. It is open to nonmembers for $25 … Read More

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RECAP: Real Estate Trends

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 – At a sold out event of 250 attendees, a presentation by Andy Warren, Director of Real Estate Research with PWC, highlighted the findings in the 2019 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Report.  In researching the sentiment of the market, the words most used to describe the expectations for the 2019 real estate market were: Plateau Competitive Cautious Evolving Overheated The report noted Charlotte as strong, ranking #9 in U.S. markets to watch for overall real estate prospects.  Raleigh-Durham ranked high #3.  It was noteworthy that of … Read More

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Letter from the Governance Chair

It is with regret that I have to share that Debra Campbell has resigned as the ULI Charlotte Chair. She has accepted a fantastic new opportunity as the City Manager for the City of Asheville, beginning December, 2018. Debra has served our city for more than 30 years, has pushed our District Council to new initiatives and discussion, and has promised her continued support and devotion to ULI in her new position. We are obviously sorry to lose her wisdom and experience as the leader of ULI. Last week, our … Read More

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CoffeeTalk: Impacts of School Choice on Real Estate Development

Date: December 6, 2018 Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am Venue: Myers Park Baptist Church Address: 1900 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28209 The availability of good schools may be the most important factor in spurring economic development. But while urban planners, mayors and county commissioners are frequently viewed as the civic leaders tasked with advancing economic development, a separate branch of local government, the school board, controls the most important economic development lever. Today, charter schools, opportunity scholarships, homeschooling, and other “school choice” programs are growing rapidly around the country, and real estate developers … Read More

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Carolinas’ Meeting: Call for Projects

Deadline: Monday, November 26, 2018 Each year during the ULI Carolinas’ Meeting, we feature “Crane Watch.” This fast-paced program is a great way for our members to learn about innovative and exciting new projects under construction within the North and South Carolina. Six developments will be selected and, while the timer is running, will share mini-case studies of their projects including the development and the lessons learned, photos, site and floor plans and the development timeline, in addition to site, building and financial data. Interested in presenting your project or … Read More

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