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Nominations OPEN for The 2019 Sustain Charlotte Sustainability Awards

Nominations are now open for our 2019 Charlotte Sustainability Awards! If you know a person, building project, business, government agency, or nonprofit that deserves to be honored for advancing smart growth and sustainability in Charlotte, please consider nominating them for a Charlotte Sustainability Award. We want to recognize nominees who cut across silos to advance smart growth and sustainability holistically (as defined by criteria in the application). Entries will be judged by an independent panel of local Sustain Charlotte members who will evaluate each entry by the extent to which … Read More

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Submissions Open: 2019 ULI Global Awards for Excellence

Submit for the ULI Global Awards of Excellence ULI Global Awards for Excellence recognize the full development process of a project, not just its architecture or design—although these elements play an important role. Since 1979, ULI has honored outstanding development projects in both the private and public sectors with the ULI Global Awards for Excellence, which the development community widely recognizes as among its most prestigious awards. The program is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts to identify and promote best practice in all types of real estate development. The awards … Read More

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UNCC Childress Klein Center for Real Estate – Opportunity Zones: A Panel of Perspectives

Thursday, February 7, 2019 UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 East 9th Street The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate and the Turner School of Accountancy invite you to an evening of networking and a vibrant panel discussion in Uptown Charlotte. The Panel will discuss how Opportunity Zones, as codified in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, can work towards our regions economic development goals. There will be a short networking reception following the panel discussion.   Register today! Event Schedule:  6:00-6:30 pm: Check-In and Networking 6:30-7:30 pm: Panel Discussion 7:30-8:00 pm: Networking … Read More

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CREW’s Casino and Gaming Night

CREW Charlotte’s 13th Annual Casino and Gaming Night February 20, 2019 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Byron’s South End 101 W Worthington Avenue Charlotte, NC 28203 Join us for a fun-filled night of networking with the most influential real estate professionals in the Charlotte area! Come play your favorite games at CREW’s 13th Annual Casino and Gaming Night.  We will have casino gamesas well as interactive games such as skee ball, pop-a-shot, giant Jenga and more!  Interested in sponsoring a game, dessert or beverages?  Please contact Patty Drummond. Raffle tickets are available for … 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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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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Quick Alert: Spring Meeting Registration

Early Bird Deadline is February 8th ! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN – The ULI Spring Meeting offers unprecedented opportunities for members to make connections, learn, and build relationships with peers.  Join more than 3,000 real estate industry leaders April 16-18 in Nashville for member-led programming, one-of-a-kind tours, and engaging networking events. Prices increase by $200 after February 8th, so register early to get the best rate and book your choice of tour and hotel! More registration and pricing information can be found here. Please feel free to reach out with any questions!

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YLG Mobile Workshop – Waverly

October 29 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm 7221 Waverly Walk Avenue Charlotte, NC 28277 United States Open to YLG members only. Come join ULI Young Leaders for a tour and discussion of the Waverly Mixed Use Development! The intersection of 485 and Providence Rd. continues to thrive with more and more options for the community of South Charlotte to work, live and play. Waverly, a 90 – acre mixed use joint venture development includes two Class A office buildings, over 250,000 sq feet of retail, a hotel and two medical office buildings along … Read More

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Real Estate Trends

November 6 | 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Myers Park Country Club Charlotte, NC 28209 Presenting the annual real estate trends and forecast meeting, featuring insights from leading experts both nationally and locally. The event will feature a presentation on the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019® report – a publication from PwC and ULI – as well as insights to Charlotte area real estate, including a panel of local experts. Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019® is a trends and forecast publication with a 39-year history, and is the most highly-regarded and … Read More

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Technical Assistance Panel Visits Waxhaw

Technical Assistance Panel Visits Waxhaw Led by Dave Malcolm, McAdams, ULI Charlotte volunteers spent a day-and-a-half in the Town of Waxhaw for a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP).  After meeting with stakeholders and town staff and a work session, the panelists provided their initial findings, to be delivered in a final report later this year.  A special thanks to our panelists that joined Dave on this program:  Jessica Rossi, Kimley-Horn; Zac Gordon, City of Kannapolis; Dennis Richter, Richter Development; Nicole Frambach, Ryan Homes; and Ashley Bonawitz, Stantec.

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