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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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Trends in Real Estate

Presenting the annual real estate trends and forecast meeting, featuring insights from leading experts both nationally and locally. The event will again feature a presentation on the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2018 report – a publication from PwC and ULI – as well as a session on the outlook for Charlotte area real estate, including a panel of local experts. Emerging Trends in Real Estate is a trends and forecast publication with a 38-year history, and is the most highly-regarded and widely-read forecast report in the real estate industry. Emerging Trends in Real … Read More

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ULI Fall Meeting: Can’t Miss Fall Speakers

Can’t-Miss Fall Speakers: Just announced as speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles on October 23-26: NBA basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, the chairman and chief executive officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars; Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan; and globally renowned architect Frank Gehry, who designed the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Register Now

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YLG Mobile Workshop: CAMP North End

ULI Young Leaders are invited to tour and discuss CAMP North End. Home to a former Ford Model-T assembly plant, and the Hercules Missile plant. The 75-acre property is located just north of Uptown in the city’s Applied Innovation Corridor. Purchased in 2016, ATCO Properties plans to develop as much as 1,500 new apartments, a hotel, 200,000 square feet of shops and restaurants and up to 1.5 million square feet of office space across the site in new construction and significant adaptive re-use of the nearly 1 million sf of existing … Read More

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Innovation: Steps to Surviving the Speed of Change

When you look at any business that is as capital intensive and has large holdings or even large leased operations as real estate, you have to consider how you will get two to three steps ahead of the fast-changing competitive landscape that we have today. Anticipating needs of the community for the built environment requires vision and innovation to develop, plan, create and manage. Keith Denham, Managing Principal, National Director – CohnReznick Advisory Group will lead a conversation around thinking two steps ahead.  Learn to balance the often conflicting needs that result … 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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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond discusses his best selling book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, in this free public presentation. RESERVE YOUR TICKET: Don’t miss your opportunity to hear Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City in Charlotte. He will appear at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square.  The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Matthew Desmond’s appearance in Charlotte is sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Foundation For The … 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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You’re invited to register for an Autonomous & Connected Vehicle Workshop Series in Charlotte, NC

Registration is now open for the ACV workshop series at https://tinyurl.com/y9mrk8fq!  Is your community or organization ready for the next wave of vehicle technologies – Autonomous and Connected Vehicles- to hit the road? Do you want to learn more about autonomous and connected vehicles and how to begin preparing for them? If so, great! Centralina Council of Governments and the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition are hosting a series of three workshops in the fall on autonomous and connected vehicles (ACV) and how MPOs, local governments, and other stakeholders can prepare … Read More

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RECAP: Affordable Housing Conversation Series

RECAP:  Affordable Housing Conversation Series On July 13, 2017, ULI Charlotte members gathered to discuss Affordable Housing.  Below are some notes from the first conversation. The goal of these conversations is to coordinate efforts around affordable housing.  ULI Charlotte asked, “where is our space in the affordable housing conversation?”  Our focus is to communicate the importance and benefits of workforce and affordable housing.  These discussions are intended to share what’s happening in the community, what are some opportunities, and what are some of the faces and numbers of the people … Read More

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