Category Archives: Programs

CCOG Hosts Creative Solutions for Thriving Communities Conference

On April 12, 2018, the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) will host their Fourth Annual Conference, networking and educational opportunity for local government elected officials, staff and others who contribute to building stronger communities. Topics include accelerating opportunity through partnerships, transportation and remaining globally competitive, and creative ways to engage your community, and preparing your community for autonomous and connected vehicles, to name a few.  For more information, click here.

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Evergreen Team Task Force Releases Affordable Housing Report

The Evergreen Team explored “innovative and sustainable” affordable housing strategies to reduce barriers to the free market and more fully enable the capacity of the private sector, as well as existing affordable housing developers and agencies, to meet the housing needs of every family in the Charlotte region.  The volunteer committee of public and private leaders who agreed to meeting monthly during the calendar year 2017, released their recommendations earlier this month.  Click here to read this report.

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TAP Report Released: Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, NC

TAP Report Released:  Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, NC The ULI Charlotte District Council was engaged by the Town of Huntersville (TOH) and the Lake Norman Economic Development Corporation  (LNED) to study the potential land uses and economic viability of an area that is defined herein as the “Holbrooks Road Study Area.” In addition to the 41.29-acre parcel south of Holbrooks Road that is currently owned by the TOH, the Holbrooks Road Study Area encompasses additional, privately-owned parcels that are vacant and well-suited for development. As stated in the sponsor briefing materials, … Read More

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ULI Product Council Launches Webinar Series Highlighting Business Case for Investment in Renewables

The ULI Responsible Property Investment Council in January kicked off a webinar series that will run through 2018 highlighting the business case for renewable energy investments in real estate. The inaugural webinar, “Here Comes the Sun,” provided an in-depth look at the project economics of a pilot solar retrofit project developed by Ginkgo Residential, a development and property management company operating in southern Virginia and the Carolinas. READ MORE

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Pledge Today to Create Buildings That Benefit All

We invite you to join your peers and other influential companies in integrating energy efficiency into your tenant space to create more sustainable environments—for the planet and your bottom line. Take the pledge below to unlock valuable benefits. ULI’s Tenant Energy Optimization Program (TEOP) integrates energy efficiency into tenant space design and construction using a comprehensive, ten-step process. The result is an excellent financial return through energy conservation while positioning you and your building as a leader in protecting the environment. TAKE THE PLEDGE

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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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Interested in Attending the ULI Spring Meeting in Detroit?

If you are interested in attending the ULI Spring Meeting in Detroit, here are some quick pointers: Who is eligible to attend the Spring Meeting? All Full members (includes Full public, private, and under 35) located anywhere in the world Spring Meeting sponsors and Spring Quarterly (Spring Meeting issue) Urban Land magazine advertisers How can other ULI members or nonmembers become eligible to attend? Associate members including public sector, private sector, and under 35 members from other states may upgrade to Full member to attend.  Dues will be prorated.  Students … Read More

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New Council Members Accepted

To dive deeper in land use topics, ULI Charlotte offers local and regional council opportunities for members.  In 2018, the following District Council members were accepted to participate in councils: Regional Initiative Councils The RICs convene members throughout North and South Carolina to promote learning, building leadership, sharing knowledge and expertise, and encourage regional collaboration. Carolina Trends Council (CTC) explores market trends and opportunities created by large scale develop and major employers.  Congratulations to ULI Charlotte members recently accepted to the council: Richard Cuebas, Integra Architecture, Darcy Nagel, Greystar. Rethinking … Read More

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RECAP: Implementing Creative Placemaking in Real Estate

On January 25, 2018, ULI Charlotte hosted Juanita Hardy, ULI Senior Visiting Fellow for Creative Placemaking.  What it comes down to is that we need to be intentional in planning and identifying placemaking opportunities, especially along commercial corridors.  There are opportunities for linking creative placemaking and health together, and the key is to begin planning in the pre-construction phase of development.  “By no means does this prevent you from implementing creative placemaking any time during the development phase, but that is ideal,” said Juanita. Who benefits from creative placemaking? Government … Read More

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Apply Now for Capital Markets Council

In 2017, ULI Charlotte launched a local Capital Markets Council.  The mission is to engage each member on substantive capital market trends and larger financial issues that affect each of us individually and our industry more broadly. We structure the content to facilitate two-way conversations with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The key to success of the Council is rich dialogue among senior-level industry experts. The CMC convenes a group of ULI Members and Capital Markets professionals to: Inform and update its members on current regional and national issues … Read More

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