Category Archives: Events

RECAP – Ride & Talk: Development along the LYNX Blue Line Extension

On June 7, 2018, ULI members participated in a program taking us along the new LYNX Blue Line Extension and learning about the plans and projects along the newly opened line.  Below are notes on what we heard during the tour: Sugar Creek Station – speakers included Tony Kuhn, Flywheel; Scott Fuller, Legacy Real Estate Advisors. Station House is reuse, creative office, retail space.  Phase 1: Creative Office: 56,000 SF; Container Office: 21,500 SF; Retail: 11,600 SF.  Phase 2: 81,000 SF Creative Office.  367 surface parking spots.  Will have dining on … Read More

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Spring ULI Highlights

We are shaking-up the conversations and want you to be engaged.  This event will feature highlights: From the 2018 ULI Spring Meeting in Detroit Topics being discussed throughout ULI Charlotte The program is structured for “maximum sharing and engagement.” It is a great way to learn, share and meet more people.  During breakfast, you will choose a table topic of interest.  Table leaders will have a few probing questions and remarks to share and inspire conversations from the group.  After we hear from our moderator and speakers about what they heard … Read More

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CoffeeTalk: Integrating Health and Wellness in our Community, Workplace and Lifestyles

Embracing the energy of open space and trails, engaging employees with workspaces meant for interaction, and integrating wellness in our everyday lifestyle through the built environment. Real estate decision making are creating places that contribute to healthier people and communities, and to enhance and preserve value by meeting growing desires for health-promoting places. At this CoffeeTalk, hear from several panelists as they discuss the value of integrating healthy places into the workplace through amenities such as shuffleboard, yoga and Xboxes; lifestyle amenities such as trails, athletic facilities and family activity … Read More

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Upcoming Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Events

WLI Unwound: Play it Big! Friday, March 9, 2018 | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm | ULI Charlotte Conference Room ULI Columbus has offered our WLI members to participate remotely in this program.  Learn how to play BIG! This luncheon program features a live video chat with author, Tara Mohr, who wrote the book, “Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead.” Tara offers wise, simple and proven strategies to make big life changes from both personal and professional perspectives. Tara will discuss why so many women … Read More

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RECAP: CoffeeTalk: Transformation of South End

On March 1, 2018, ULI Charlotte convened members to discuss the South End story.  Moving from a thriving manufacturing community, through the decline of textiles, to its rebirth as one of the hottest submarkets in Charlotte.  The panel shared their insights about what’s driving development, how to drive change the right way, and what the future will look like.  Below are some basic take-aways: The scale is changing, design is being driven by the need for complementary types of buildings, taller, density, ground floor activation all surrounding walkability – take … Read More

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CREW’s Casino and Gaming Night

Event Information: CREW’s Casino and Gaming Night March 21, 2018 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. LACA 1429 Bryant Street Charlotte, NC 28208

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ULI Alabama Presents: Southern States Exchange 2018

Birmingham has been experiencing a revival in its downtown and surrounding neighborhoods.  Join us as we explore the city and learn more about this renaissance, including the context, development tools, and results.  We will explore the impacts of shifting demographics, a desire for walkable neighborhoods, and environmentally sustainable development, all of which have contributed to an exciting and robust transformation of this iconic Southeast city. The event will begin at 1PM, Thursday March 1st, at Pepper Place, the focal point of Birmingham’s Lakeview Design District and home of The Market … 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 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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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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