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ULI NEXT Initiative

Your peers, in the 35-45 age range, are considering starting a ULI NEXT initiative in the ULI Charlotte District Council, and we want your feedback. NEXT supports the ULI mission by identifying, connecting, and elevating the next generation of leaders for the built environment and ULI globally. NEXT engages and supports members aged 35-45 into all of ULI’s activities. The initiative fosters leadership opportunities in ULI, the real estate industry, and beyond. NEXT provides a range of benefits to participants as they develop their leadership skills and build lasting relationships … Read More

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Submit your ideas for the 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting!

  Submit your ideas! Do you have a BIG idea for a session at the 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting? Share your suggestions for sessions and speakers you would like to see. 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 land use including transportation, … Read More

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Personal Branding: What Are You Known For?

Whether you’d like to increase your influence as a leader, build credibility in your industry, or better connect to your target audience, a strong personal brand is essential to your success. Save your spot for this complimentary webinar on July 18 at 1 pm EDT. Career coaches Jessica Bondalapati and Mary Aviles—who led branding sessions at the 2018 Spring Meeting—will equip you with tools, insights, and sample brand statements to help develop your own narrative. Learn More & Register

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ULI Charlotte Welcomes New Members!

New Members since April 1st Craig Lawn, Craig Lawn & Associates Nicole Hall, McMillan Pazdan Smith Caleb Troop, Capstone Apartment Partners John Urban, Urban Architectural Group, P.A. Kosta Pappas, VP Engineering Nikki Reid, City of Asheville Darin Mortimer, PNC Real Estate Andrew Molnar, Paragon Bank

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RECAP: Capital Markets Council Meeting

On June 25, 2018, the ULI Charlotte Capital Markets Council (CMC) participated in a joint meeting with the ULI Atlanta CMC in Atlanta, hosted by the Federal Reserve of Atlanta. During the meeting, the members had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve of Atlanta, in an open forum discussion. Dr. Bostic spoke about general Fed policies, unemployment rates, labor shortages, affordable housing, and skill advancement. Highlights include: – Wage inflation is an early signal of broader inflation in the marketplace – … Read More

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ULX: Ten Affordable Housing Projects

The following ten projects—all built during the past five years—showcase a variety of design strategies that make inventive use of their project budgets, including a textile mill adapted to serve as apartments, supportive housing for military veterans and the formerly homeless, and historic cottages restored after Hurricane Katrina. READ MORE

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In Brief: Industry Optimism Pulls Back Slightly in RCLCO Mid-Year Survey

According to a survey by RCLCO, sentiments about the real estate conditions in the U.S. remain at a relatively high level, but slightly below where they were six months ago. Just over one-half (51 percent) of the advisory firm’s Mid-Year 2018 Sentiment Survey respondents say U.S. real estate market conditions are moderately or significantly better today than they were 12 months ago, five percentage points lower than in the year-end 2017 survey. READ MORE

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Charlotte Named All-America City

On June 24, 2018, the City of Charlotte was recognized as one of 10 winning communities demonstrating civic engagement practices that are inspirational, inclusive and promising in their ability to unite members of the community to collectively and collaboratively help solve our country’s most pressing and complex issues. Following reports showing economic inequity in the city, and a police shooting in late 2016, the City of Charlotte engaged thousands of residents in one-on-one conversations and community meetings. This has resulted in partnerships that have built a more skilled workforce, reduced … Read More

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Connect with Opportunities, Knowledge, and Each Other

ULI’s Exclusive Member-Only Resources – Connect with ULI opportunities to learn, lead, and grow with Navigator. Connect with the global ULI network anytime, anywhere with Member Directory. And, just launched, connect to an expanding library of member-generated content and ideas with Knowledge Finder.

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From ULI: The New Geography of Urban Neighborhoods

New research from the Urban Land Institute shows that the population of urban neighborhoods in many metropolitan areas is growing as quickly or nearly as quickly as that of suburban neighborhoods, reflecting ongoing consumer demand – particularly among younger households — for living environments that are convenient to jobs, transit, and urban amenities, and which are highly walkable. Access the full report here.

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