Monthly Archives: June 2015

Options = Value

Earlier this week, ULI members gathered to discuss the impacts of school choice on real estate development. Dr. Bartley Danielsen of North Carolina State University shared his research showing the link between school choice and the value and attractiveness of homes in the school area.  Panelists Laurie Ford of Newland Real Estate Group and Karl Blackley of Preston Development shared their first-hand experiences behind developing school-driven communities. What they’ve found is that the development of a school in a region has the potential to revitalize blighted areas and spark growth … Read More

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Big Ideas for the 2016 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting

SAVE THE DATE Mark your calendar today for the 2016 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting on February 29 – March 1, 2016 in Raleigh, NC. This third annual meeting will draw over 600 attendees from across the region to enjoy mobile workshops, keynote sessions and panels. Registration information will be sent in the Fall. The ULI Carolinas’ Meeting offers educational and networking opportunities during the two-day event. The focus for the conference will be The Rise of the 18-Hour City. The meeting ensures access to leading land use and real estate professionals to … Read More

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To Shape or Serve?

As the Triangle continues to grapple with its transit future, ULI and community members got a taste of the various factors that make Transit Oriented Development (TOD) successful along different modes of transit at ULI Triangle’s “To Shape or Serve” program at the Raleigh Convention Center on June 3, 2015. TOD experts and practitioners from across the country shared their perspectives, research and case studies during the 2.5 hour program.  In addition, the program provided an update on the Wake County Transit Plan from ULI members who served on the … Read More

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Registration is Open for the 2015 Fall Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting, October 5-8, 2015 in San Francisco. Join more than 6,000 leaders from around the world and from every sector of real estate and land use to share best practices and get the latest information on trends affecting the industry. Register now for the best price, and to have your pick of optional tours and hotel rooms. Register for the Fall Meeting Keynote Speakers Condoleezza Rice Former U.S. Secretary of State Brian Chesky CEO and Co-Founder Airbnb John Stumpf Chairman, President, … Read More

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