Monthly Archives: March 2016

Trail-Oriented Development: New ULI Report Looks at Projects Tailored to Those Who Prefer Cycling and Walking Over Driving

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2016) — Cyclists, take note: real estate developers and cities are becoming more responsive to your needs by creating an increasing number of communities tailored to those who would rather bike than drive. A new Urban Land Institute (ULI) publication, Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier identifies this trend as “trail-oriented development,” the latest phase in the evolution of urban development from car-centric to people-friendly design. Similar to transit-oriented development, trail-oriented development takes advantage of and leverages infrastructure that supports active ways of getting around … Read More

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Upcoming Community Events

State of Downtown Raleigh Tuesday, April 26 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Raleigh Convention Center Each year, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance hosts the State of Downtown Raleigh to provide a comprehensive market analysis of Raleigh’s Central Business District. This is the premier event for urban planners whose clients would benefit from learning more about one of America’s fastest growing downtowns. ULI Triangle is pleased to be an event partner. To receive a $5 discount off admission, enter ULI16 in the promotional code field on the online registration form available through Tuesday, … Read More

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600+ Attend 3rd Annual Carolinas’ Meeting in Raleigh

By all accounts the 3rd Annual Carolinas’ Meeting was a great success. With 600+ attendees, this was the most well-attended and well-funded Carolinas’ Meeting to date. With its rich content, dynamic speakers, engaging programs, and ample networking opportunities, the conference has, without question, raised the bar for regional real estate and land use conferences. With the theme of the “Emergence of the 18-hour City”, the meeting explored factors that are fueling innovation, investment and economic growth. The mood was optimistic. Second and third tier cities across the country and across … Read More

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#CityResolveRDU Campaign: ‘How will you improve your city?’

ULI Triangle members engaged in a social media blitz January 11-15, 2016, to encourage our community to think about how they can help make Triangle cities better in the new year.  The #CityResolveRDU campaign featured daily prizes to local businesses, rewarding the best resolution each day.  And on January 18, a grand prize winner received a complimentary annual ULI membership for the best overall resolution.  ULI members and non-members offered some great ideas, both big and small, on how they can individually make an impact on our community—from riding transit to improving quality of life and sustaining economic growth. If you missed … Read More

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