Monthly Archives: November 2016

Triangle Shines in 2017 Real Estate Trends

Kathleen Carey, President & CEO of the ULI Foundation, presented ULI and PwC’s joint 2017 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report to a full house at the Durham Convention Center in Downtown Durham on November 17. The Triangle climbed to #7 on the report’s Markets to Watch list, besting a host of other growing cities and urban areas across the U.S.—including Charlotte. “The Raleigh/Durham market in North Carolina ticks a lot of the boxes for real estate success: affordable living and business costs, a concentration of research universities and colleges, … Read More

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What’s Disrupting Retail Real Estate?

ULI Senior Resident Fellow for Retail (recently retired) Maureen McAvey moderated a lively and in-depth discussion on four big trends shaping retail shopping, and by extension retail real estate: technology, consolidation, mixing uses and community building/food/experience. Joining Maureen in the discussion were perspectives from a retailer of high-end men’s clothing, retail real estate developer/manager and broker. Panelists included Jon Mark Baucom (Peter Millar), Chip Lanier (Plaza Associates) and John Pharr (Regency Centers). Jon Mark Baucom shared the increasing importance of delivering the brand equally strongly on all platforms—Peter Millar must … Read More

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