Monthly Archives: December 2018

2019 Carolinas’ Meeting Keynote Speaker Announced

The Big AHA – How to Embrace Today’s Trends to Create Tomorrow’s Opportunities. Jack Uldrich is highly regarded as a keynote speaker, providing provocative new perspectives on competitive advantage, change management and transformational leadership. He brings to light the advantages of being creative and using the powers of individual imagination Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching Take advantage of the Early Bird registration rates. Registration rates increase after 1/4/2019. Reserve Your Room TODAY A specially negotiated rate ($189, plus tax/fees) for registered attendees is available at the Marriott Raleigh City Center. The … Read More

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Happy Holidays from ULI Charlotte!

Wishing you and your families the warmest of Holidays and all the best in 2019!

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ULI Charlotte Welcomes New Members

ULI Charlotte is proud to welcome our new members since September 18th. Find out more about ULI Charlotte here. Annie George, Winstead P.C. Adam Fiore, Fiorenza Properties Chris Sandkuhler, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture Emma Littlejohn, Emma + Co. Nadia Schmidt, Holder Construction Company Maurice Snipes, Beacher Development Nicholas White, PulteGroup, Inc. Spencer McNab, Design Resource Group Patrick Foster, LMC, A Lennar Company Erin Downing, Avison Young Jessica Rossi, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Nick Starcevic, Balfour Beatty Thomas Magill, The Woodward Organization LLC Wesley Drummond, J.M. Cope, Inc. Joseph Buell, Our Town Realty Steve Brannan, New York Mortgage Trust Sara Snavely, Timmons Group Michael Lenart, Trei Real Estate USA … Read More

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RECAP:  Impacts of School Choice on Real Estate Development

On December 6, 2018, we held a Coffee Talk discussing the impacts of school choice on real estate development.  A special thank you to Bart Danielsen, our speaker, and David Ravin, Northwood Ravin and Nicole Frambach, Ryan Homes, our panelists.  Several of the take-aways are highlighted below:     Parents care more about their kid’s commutes than their own.  Schools are known to attract more residents than jobs. Using private school choice to attack concentrated poverty, crime and unemployment – check out www.alec.org (economic development zone). Urban developments aren’t as … Read More

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YLG / NEXT Holiday Social

December 18, 2018 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | 920 Hamilton St. Charlotte, NC 28206 ULI Charlotte’s Young Leaders (under 35) and NEXT (ages 35-45) will be hosting a networking social at VBGB on December 18th. Connect with your peers over beverages and lite bites in celebration of the season. VBGB is a German-inspired pub & outdoor beer hall with a large selection of specialty brews. Join us under the tent. Young Leader Members $20, Non-members $30 through December 17th. Onsite registration will be $30 for YL members and $40 fro … Read More

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Member Profile: Sayer Nixon

As a lawyer, Sayer Nixon may not design the building or fund the real estate venture, but he plays an essential role in his clients’ success. He takes great satisfaction in drafting the paperwork that defines the terms “around real property or tenant-related issues” and he enjoys advising clients on business decisions that minimize risk. Sayer is a shareholder (partner) at the Winstead law firm, where he says he has the opportunity to work on interesting and high-profile projects and financings all over the country. “It feels good to close … Read More

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Expansion of Product Council Network Opens Up Member Participation and Areas of Focus

ULI’s Global Strategic Plan emphasizes strengthening member engagement by providing more opportunities to participate in the Institute’s unique member networks, including the highly popular Product Council network. Nine Product Councils—including five new ones and four additional flights to existing councils—were added during FY 2018, opening up participation to 228 members who had never before served on a council, as well as 98 members who transferred a membership or rejoined councils. The recruitment process was conducted primarily through Navigator, ULI’s member benefit that matches members to volunteer opportunities, with the expectation that … Read More

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Philip Payne Confirmed as New ULI Charlotte Chair

Effective January 1, 2019, Philip Payne of Ginkgo Residential will become the ULI Charlotte Chair, following Debra Campbell’s recent resignation due to a job change and relocation to Asheville, NC. The ULI Charlotte Governance Committee, which consists of present and past chairs of the District Councils, public sector members and longtime members of ULI, issued a call for interest for the Chair position while actively qualifying members.  After discussing candidates, the Governance Committee nominated Philip Payne as the new ULI Charlotte Chair.  The Committee believes Philip’s perspective will offer a … Read More

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