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ULI Triangle Announces New Management Committee for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Raleigh, July 19, 2017 – ULI Triangle is pleased to announce its fiscal year 2018 Management Committee.  The Management Committee is comprised of volunteer member leaders who oversee the district council’s operations, committees and programming efforts. District Council Chair, Andy Holland, Suntrust Bank Chair of Mission Advancement, Wayne Maiorano, Smith Anderson Treasurer, TJ Barringer, Kane Realty Governance Chair, Jon Wilson, Kimley-Horn & Associates Sponsorship Chair, Carman Liuzzo, Highwoods Properties Programs Chair, Stewart Patch, Bank of North Carolina Communications Chair, Christine McDonald, JDavis Architects Membership Chair, Jane Brasier, Branch Civil Women’s … Read More

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Leading Voices with ULI: Phil Freelon

Leaving a legacy is easy for Phil Freelon, who founded one of the largest African American–owned architecture firms in Durham. With numerous cultural institutions under his belt, including the newest Smithsonian museum, he is motivated to design places where the public can convene. Link to Podcast

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ULI Names Ralph Boyd as CEO for the Americas

Ralph Boyd, currently chief executive officer (CEO) of the American Red Cross’s Massachusetts region, will join ULI’s executive team on July 10 as CEO of the Americas. Boyd has an extraordinary skill set that makes him perfectly suited for this role: expertise in managing complex organizations that serve constituents with a wide variety of interests and needs; and the ability to quickly and precisely identify what must be accomplished to deliver high value to constituents and maximize mission advancement. He brings to ULI nonprofit CEO experience and membership-based organizational experience, familiarity … Read More

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Cameron Village: Then & Now

ULI Triangle Members recently analyzed how denser growth has affected several data points including sales, rents, home values, traffic and quality of life in Cameron Village.   The study area included the neighborhoods adjacent to the Village and bordered by Wade Avenue, St. Mary’s Street, Hillsborough Street and Chamberlain Street.  The panel compared data between 2006 and 2016 to gauge how the new development has affected life and business around Cameron Village. Joining Moderator Marcus Jackson (TradeMark Properties) were Ann-Cabell Baum, (Glenwood Agency), Lynne Worth and Smedes York (York Properties), Jay … Read More

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Find Ways to Engage with ULI

This month ULI is launching Navigator, a new website that connects members to opportunities across the Institute to learn, lead, and grow in their careers. The Navigator made its debut at the Spring Meeting, where members and attendees tried out the site at a demonstration kiosk in the sixth-floor lobby of the Washington State Convention Center. The Navigator allows you to customize your search for opportunities throughout ULI by selecting your areas of interest, career stage, preferred time commitment, and location. With the Navigator, you can maximize your impact on the industry and … Read More

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ULI Americas Chairman Trish Healy Outlines ULI’s Focus on Stronger Member Engagement

ULI Americas Chairman Trish Healy welcomed attendees during the opening general session of the 2017 Spring Meeting with remarks describing efforts by the Institute’s leadership to strengthen member engagement and impact. Healy outlined three areas of focus: member-facing technology, leadership, and advancing the mission through members’ expertise. Among the tech improvements: the Navigator, a tool that matches members’ interests to volunteer opportunities; a new ULI website; and a new member management system. In the area of leadership, ULI is offering more leadership roles to Trustees and Foundation Governors through a … Read More

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Where to Park? Round Table Review from Parking: Perils & Potential

By Bryan Ward, MBA Candidate, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School ULI Triangle members met on April 26th to learn more about the current state of parking in Downtown Raleigh and how parking here and elsewhere could evolve in the future. Dean Penny and Fred Burchett from Kimley-Horn presented an abridged version of the downtown parking study commissioned by the City of Raleigh in 2016, and Gordon Dash, the City of Raleigh Transportation Director, provided his first impressions of the study. While parking may always be a “hot topic,” it’s encouraging to … Read More

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Mentoring boosts women leaders in real estate

From UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Lady Gaga’s album “Joanne” has been playing on repeat in my car. Listening to the lyrics of one of my favorite catchy tunes, “Hey Girl,” I made a surprising connection to the real estate world. “Hey girl, hey girl We can make it easy if we lift each other Hey girl, hey girl We don’t need to keep on one-in’ up another” On the day of the annual UNC Real Estate Conference in April 2016, a group of female attendees from across the nation arrived … Read More

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ULI Triangle Members Selected for Product Council Exchange Program & Spring Meeting Scholarship

Congratulations to Dwight Bassett, Economic Development Officer for the Town of Chapel Hill, for being awarded the ULI Spring Meeting Public Sector Scholarship. Dwight will be participating in the Office Development Product Council and is looking forward to the learning how Product Councils operate. Dwight is also looking forward to seeing Vice President Joe Biden’s general session. Congratulations also to Natalie Britt of DHIC and TJ Barringer of Kane Realty, for being accepted to the ULI District Council/Product Council Exchange program. By invitation only, this program offers a one-time opportunity … Read More

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From the Carolinas’ Meeting: White Paper on Acceleration Trends

Linda J. Isaacson SVP, Director of Business Intelligence, Data and Analytics at First American Title Insurance Company, National Commercial Services recently spoke at the ULI Carolinas Meeting in Charlotte on disruptive forces that are accelerating change in real estate.  Linda has now turned her research and comments into a white page exploring these forces and their potential impact. Links to Linda’s Acceleration White Paper and other research follows: Acceleration: Forging the Future of Real Estate Other Real Estate-related White Papers

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