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RECAP: Capital Markets Council Meeting

On June 25, 2018, the ULI Charlotte Capital Markets Council (CMC) participated in a joint meeting with the ULI Atlanta CMC in Atlanta, hosted by the Federal Reserve of Atlanta. During the meeting, the members had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve of Atlanta, in an open forum discussion. Dr. Bostic spoke about general Fed policies, unemployment rates, labor shortages, affordable housing, and skill advancement. Highlights include: – Wage inflation is an early signal of broader inflation in the marketplace – … Read More

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ULX: Ten Affordable Housing Projects

The following ten projects—all built during the past five years—showcase a variety of design strategies that make inventive use of their project budgets, including a textile mill adapted to serve as apartments, supportive housing for military veterans and the formerly homeless, and historic cottages restored after Hurricane Katrina. READ MORE

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In Brief: Industry Optimism Pulls Back Slightly in RCLCO Mid-Year Survey

According to a survey by RCLCO, sentiments about the real estate conditions in the U.S. remain at a relatively high level, but slightly below where they were six months ago. Just over one-half (51 percent) of the advisory firm’s Mid-Year 2018 Sentiment Survey respondents say U.S. real estate market conditions are moderately or significantly better today than they were 12 months ago, five percentage points lower than in the year-end 2017 survey. READ MORE

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Charlotte Named All-America City

On June 24, 2018, the City of Charlotte was recognized as one of 10 winning communities demonstrating civic engagement practices that are inspirational, inclusive and promising in their ability to unite members of the community to collectively and collaboratively help solve our country’s most pressing and complex issues. Following reports showing economic inequity in the city, and a police shooting in late 2016, the City of Charlotte engaged thousands of residents in one-on-one conversations and community meetings. This has resulted in partnerships that have built a more skilled workforce, reduced … Read More

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Connect with Opportunities, Knowledge, and Each Other

ULI’s Exclusive Member-Only Resources – Connect with ULI opportunities to learn, lead, and grow with Navigator. Connect with the global ULI network anytime, anywhere with Member Directory. And, just launched, connect to an expanding library of member-generated content and ideas with Knowledge Finder.

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From ULI: The New Geography of Urban Neighborhoods

New research from the Urban Land Institute shows that the population of urban neighborhoods in many metropolitan areas is growing as quickly or nearly as quickly as that of suburban neighborhoods, reflecting ongoing consumer demand – particularly among younger households — for living environments that are convenient to jobs, transit, and urban amenities, and which are highly walkable. Access the full report here.

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10th Annual ULI SC Capital Markets Conference is September 4 – 5, 2018!

  10th Annual ULI SC Capital Markets Conference is September 4 – 5, 2018! Registration | Speakers & Sessions | Hotel | Sponsorship Opportunities | 2018 Sponsors Reminder! Early Bird Registration for the 2018 ULI South Carolina Capital Markets Conference closes this Friday, July 6. Register early to take advantage of this discount! About the Conference: The 10th Annual ULI SC Capital Markets Conference will be held September 4 & 5, 2018, at The Sanctuary at Kiawah.  This conference is expected to draw more than 400 attendees from across the southeast … Read More

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YLG Opportunity at the ULI Fall Meeting

We encourage ULI Young Leaders to sign up for Coffee Connections at the ULI Fall Meeting in Boston. This program was launched in 2017 with the goal of better integrating our young leaders with ULI senior members by coordinating brief (45min) meetings over coffee. The program was a huge success in LA with participants gaining powerful insights and creating lasting connections with their mentors. This year, five Coffee Connections applicants will also be selected for an exclusive opportunity to join a ULI Product Council as a Fall Meeting guest. If you … Read More

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Thank you notes from our friends in the Pathways Program

ULI Pathways is underway in Mr. Elijah Watson’s 7th grade class at Ranson Middle school. During the time in the classroom, the students, have been learning the concepts of trade-offs, risk, public good, supply and demand, and opportunity costs that impact their lives daily.  Students get a gut level understanding of how these forces influence the decisions developers make in their proposals for design, market demand, city revenues, and investor returns.  We work with the students in creating their own towns with Legos so that they are  able to think outside … Read More

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Pro forma Modeling with Excel: Construction Draws and Rent Roll

Pro forma Modeling with Excel: Construction Draws and Rent Roll July 16, 18, 23, and 25, 2018 | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET This four-part online program will help build your financial modeling and Excel skills. You will learn more advanced Excel functions for valuation, amortization, rent roll, construction and permanent financing, construction draws, and cash flows.  Each session is recorded and will be available to registrants for 60 days.

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