Category Archives: Engage

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 https://fall.uli.org/.

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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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Sustain Charlotte Seeking Local Development Projects for Charlotte Sustainability Awards

Nominations sought for 2018 Charlotte Sustainability Awards Sustain Charlotte is seeking nominations for the 2018 Charlotte Sustainability Awards. Do you know a person, project, plan, business, or nonprofit that deserves to be honored for advancing smart growth and sustainability in Charlotte? Nominate them for a Charlotte Sustainability Award! Entries will be evaluated by a group of Sustain Charlotte members based on the extent to which they meet one or more of these criteria (as applicable): Engages the community in planning/identifying challenges and their solutions Uses land efficiently, building up rather … Read More

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What Can UDO

As you know, the Charlotte Planning Department has been working hard on the Charlotte Place Types and Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), a citywide effort aimed at updating the policies and regulation that guide growth and development in our community.  As part of this project, they are hosting a Coffee Talk on Friday, March 23rd, from 8am – 9:30am at the Charlotte Powerhouse Studio.  The Coffee Talk will feature Taiwo Jaiyeoba, Director of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department and Mitchell Silver, FAICP.  Mitch Silver served as Chief Planning and Development Officer and … Read More

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Real Estate and The Transportation Revolution

ULI is hosting two Member-Only webinars in January: On January 17, 2018, The Transportation Revolution:  A Game-Changer for Real Estate Webinar – The combination of ride-hailing services and driverless vehicles represents a transportation revolution with far-reaching implications for the real estate industry. Get ahead of the trend with this complimentary, members-only webinar that builds on a recent special report by ULI and Green Street Advisors.  More information at https://americas.uli.org/event/transportation-revolution-game-changer-real-estate/ Then on January 22, 2018, participate in 2018 – Extra Innings or a Doubleheader? ULI Explores What’s Ahead for Real Estate and … Read More

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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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