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Public Private Partnerships (P3s): “Enhancing the Community”

Public Private Partnerships (P3s):  Enhancing the Community Public Private Partnerships (P3s) come in all forms: from infrastructure, public space, and encouraging development in revitalizing areas. In the “new economy,” these partnerships become even more important to furthering our community.  The private sector, in the role as civic leaders, can take the lead in setting the vision for large areas of a city, or even the entire city. Can – or should – the private sector take on this role and the capacity to engage the entire community, at a time … Read More

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Crew Casino Night: April 25 – Reserve your spot now!

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Participate in the Global Survey on Energy-Related Priorities of Real Estate Professionals

Over the past three years, ULI has partnered with the Institute for Building Efficiency on a global survey exploring the energy-related priorities of real estate professionals.  This survey provides unique market insight into how the real estate community views investments in building efficiency across major global markets. We invite you to participate in the 2013 survey!  The survey is administrated independently by Survey.com, is completely anonymous and should take less than 15 minutes to complete.  Please feel free to forward this email to other real estate stakeholders outside of your … Read More

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ULI Leadership Profile

ULI Charlotte will be profiling all of our District Council Leadership. Keep checking back to learn more about the members committed to making our organization the best it can be! Name:  Stephen Stansbery Company/Organization: Kimley-Horn and Associates Current position:  Vice-President / Senior Planner Place of birth/hometown:   Pickerington, Ohio Years in the business: 18 Most satisfying part of my job: Working with a diverse set of communities/constituent groups and collaborating with other professional disciplines to find solutions that are helping shaping our collective future. Strongest Leadership quality: Understanding that Patton’s words … Read More

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ULI Leadership Profile

ULI Charlotte will be profiling all of our District Council Leadership. Keep checking back to learn more about the members committed to making our organization the best it can be! Name:  Brian T. Nicholson Company/Organization:  Crescent Resources Current position:  Senior Development Manager Place of birth/hometown:   Born in Miami, middle and high school in West Palm, college at UF, 10 years in DC and found a hometown in Charlotte Years in the business: 12 Most satisfying part of my job: Creating communities that better people’s lives, especially kitchens and bathrooms.  We … Read More

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ULI Charlotte Leadership Profile

ULI Charlotte will be profiling all of our District Council Leadership. Keep checking back to learn more about the members committed to making our organization the best it can be! Name:  Greg Ross Company/Organization:  Grant Thornton LLP. Current position:  Partner & Nat’l Real Estate Sector Leader Place of birth/hometown:  Gastonia, NC Years in the business: 20 Most satisfying part of my job: Working with so many smart and talented professionals in and outside the firm Strongest Leadership quality: “Vision” to know where I want our team be and executing on … Read More

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2013 SDITE Annual Meeting Registration

The Southern District of the Institute of Transportation Engineers is holding its Annual Meeting in Charlotte from April 7-10. This year’s program recognizes both the strong technical tradition of SDITE and the significant changes that are occurring within our profession. You will experience transportation as a “team sport” where success demands a multi-disciplinary approach. Hotel Information: Please visit this page to book your hotel room at the luxurious Westin Charlotte. There are a limited number of rooms blocked at a SPECIAL MEETING RATE of $169/night for April 6-10, 2013.  To … Read More

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January 17: CoffeeTalk Recap on Public Policy Insights

CoffeeTalk Series Public Policy Insights Mary Moore Hamrick, National Managing Principal of Public Policy for Grant Thornton LLP January 17, 2013 As part of the ULI Charlotte CoffeeTalk breakfast series, ULI welcomed Mary Moore Hamrick, National Managing Principal of Public Policy for Grant Thornton LLP. Mary Moore leads Grant Thornton’s public policy initiatives and government affairs efforts, and is the firm’s primary liaison with members of Congress, the accounting profession’s standards-setters, regulators and other policymakers. Mary Moore began the conversation by collecting attendee topics of interest including budget issues, the … Read More

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ULI Infrastructure Initiative Launches New Website and Blog

ULI Infrastructure Initiative is excited to announce that they have a new website and blog! They will be updating their blog regularly with reviews of new research, trends, and innovations, focusing on the intersection of infrastructure and land use.

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Charlotte Among the Highest US Cities Getting Smarter Faster

The U.S. Cities Getting Smarter The Fastest By Joel Kotkin 8/09/2012 It’s a commonplace among pundits and economic developers that smart people flock to “smart” places like sparrows to Capistrano. Reflecting the conventional wisdom, The New York Times recently opined that “college graduates gravitate to places with many other college graduates and the atmosphere that creates.” Click here for the full article

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