Category Archives: Engage

Think Unique, Deliver New

Business strategy, design, community development and market completion keep us thinking forward.  The innovation economy is proving to offer unique opportunities for cities, businesses and the real estate sector, to think forward to accommodate the needs of a new generation. Staying two steps ahead of the fast-changing, competitive landscape of the real estate business, requires intentionality.  Anticipating the needs of the community for the built environment requires vision and innovation to develop, plan, create and manage. Join us for this unique program on Innovation:  Surviving the Speed of Change with Keith Denham, Managing … Read More

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Now Accepting New Applications for the Regional Initiative Councils

Modeled after national product councils, the mission of the regional council program is to convene councils comprised of ULI members to promote learning, build District Council leadership, share knowledge and expertise and encourage regional collaboration. The RICs provide opportunities for leadership and volunteer involvement in the ULI, at the regional level, by promoting excellence in programming, by fostering a culture of openness, and by sharing issues critical to land use planning and real estate development. Click here for more information.       Council Types and Topics Carolina Trends Council (CTC) This … Read More

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Real Estate Economic Forecast: A Survey of Leading Real Estate Economists and Analysts

Join us for this complimentary ULI members–only webinar.  Hear a lively debate among ULI member experts who participated in the Real Estate Economic Forecast survey as they explain their views on the key economic and real estate indicators moving into the end of 2017, 2018, and 2019. The semiannual ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast survey provides forecasts for 27 economic and real estate indicators, including: GDP Employment Inflation Interest rates Property transaction volumes CMBS issuance Capitalization rates REIT returns Property investment returns for four property types Vacancy/occupancy rates and rents for five property types Housing … Read More

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Putting a Roof Overhead

We Need Your Help Give back to our neighbors in the community.  As part of ULI Charlotte’s community impact, we have scheduled a Habitat-Adopt-a-Day. Participate in an exciting day of team building on a Habitat Charlotte home. Habitat provides building materials, training and supervision. Habitat Charlotte was established in 1983. Since then, more than 1,700 low-income families have been served with affordable housing by Habitat Charlotte.  Habitat homeowners can purchase their homes with an affordable monthly mortgage and hundreds of hours of their own sweat equity. DATE Wednesday, September 20, 2017 SHIFTS AM … Read More

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2018 Carolinas’ Meeting | Send your session ideas today

Submit your ideas! Do you have a BIG idea for a session at the 2018  Carolinas’ Meeting? Share your suggestions for sessions and speakers you would like to see – or vote on your favorites. This is your chance to influence the content of the Carolinas’ premier real estate industry gathering. It’s easy to submit your proposal: 1. Submit your BIG idea here!2. Use the topics of leadership, trends in real estate, and development deals to brainstorm your ideas. All sessions should strive to incorporate concepts of best practices in … Read More

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Members-Only Webinar: Small-Scale Development: Two Case Studies

Small-Scale Development: Two Case Studies As real estate development continues to offer opportunities for entrepreneurs, the small-scale developer must continue to develop expertise and to progress with industry trends. This webinar will look at two projects that successfully exemplify innovative small-scale development. Speakers:  Payton Chung, Director, Case Studies and Publications, Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C. (moderator) Liz Dunn, Principal, Dunn + Hobbes, Seattle Lorenzo G. Perez, Co-founder, Venue Projects: Venue Builders, Phoenix ULI Case Studies showcase innovative approaches and best practices in real estate and urban development, and provide detailed information about the … Read More

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Perspectives: The 2017 Carolinas’ Meeting

Transforming Through Innovation & Community | March 24-26, 2017 | Charlotte, NC Nearly 600 attendees from across the Carolinas’ convened to learn and cultivate ideas for the future of development in our region.  Fueled with inspiration and a new perspective, several ULI members shared their personal reflections of the Meeting.  Before we share those reflections, we want to extend a special thank you to our event sponsors.   The financial support offered by these companies allow us to produce a top-quality program.  Another thank you to the speakers for their thought … Read More

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Share your Real Estate Photos with ULI

ULI Charlotte is looking for real estate photos to use in our communications. Do you have some general construction, open space, small and large scale commercial and residential, activated open space and streetscapes and are willing to all ULI Charlotte to use them?  We will attribute the photos to the provider/project. By providing the photos, you are giving ULI Charlotte the right to use on our website, emails and potential printed pieces.  For more information or to share your photos, please contact Ryan Tarbell or 704-940-9553.

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