Monthly Archives: October 2014

General Assembly acts on building codes, building re-use, reclaimed water, and shale gas development

General Assembly acts on building codes, building re-use, reclaimed water, and shale gas development By Jim Joyce and Marissa Farrell, with Alan Peterson, K&L Gates LLP During the 2014 Short Legislative Session, over 1,000 bills were filed in the North Carolina General Assembly.  Among those that made it through the legislative gauntlet, the following four bills (now Session Laws) should have the greatest impact on land use and land development.  These bills cover building codes, building re-use for economic development, reclaimed water use, and oil and gas development. As initially … Read More

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Carolinas’ Meeting

February 9 – 10, 2015 Charleston, SC Innovation and technology are rapidly evolving the consumer space.  The transformation is impacting consumer behavior, the environments in which we work and housing preferences.  Our communities are changing.  It is imperative that ULI remain on the forefront of these issues by reaching beyond our typical membership to those who are on the front lines of innovation. Embracing these changes includes examining the impact and applicability of outside innovation and accelerating the growth potential to drive new concepts within our industry. The conference will … Read More

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Inaugural ULI Triangle J.W. Willie York Awards

More than 200 ULI members, colleagues and family turned out to celebrate exemplary people and projects in land use at the inaugural ULI Triangle J.W. Willie York Awards on September 25, 2014 at the North Carolina Museum of Art. The York Awards are given to those individuals and companies who have made outstanding contributions to the creation and continued vitality of thriving communities in the Triangle Region.  Those contributions can take the form of real estate development, professional services, nonprofit work or public service as reflected in the responsible use … Read More

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