Monthly Archives: February 2017

Young Leaders Tell Tales from the Trenches

By Daniel Perry (McAdams) ULI Young Leaders met on February 8 for conversation with a panel of young entrepreneurs who shared experiences in starting their own real estate businesses. The panel included Henry Ward (LODEN Properties), Robby Johnston (Raleigh Architecture Co.), Laura Quinn (Quinn Partners), and moderator Imran Aukhil (The Dilweg Companies). The panel started off by discussing their individual paths to entrepreneurship and some best practices they have learned along the way.  One commonality surfaced between all three: the importance of seeking the advice from mentors already in the industry. Robby … Read More

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Leading Voices Podcast Series

Our industry creates great leaders. These are their stories. Leading Voices with ULI, a new podcast series produced by the ULI Leadership Network, explores compelling stories from innovative leaders in the real estate, land use, and policy space. In each episode, gain inspiration from the guests as they candidly share their leadership journeys—their successes, their failures, and the pivotal moments in between. For more information, visit Subscribe Today: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Overcast  

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WLI Hosts Program on Voting Data & Demographics

By Laura Quinn, Quinn Properties Joe Stewart, Executive Director of the non-partisan North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation, spoke Tuesday evening to a full audience at the Cary Theatre hosted by ULI Triangle’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. His engaging and informative presentation spanned years of demographic trends of North Carolina. He highlighted the living, working, and voting behaviors of North Carolina residents as they have changed over the last few decades. For example, the national rural-to-urban trend is alive and well in North Carolina. As young residents of small towns migrates to cities in … Read More

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Kicking Off the New Year with a Capital Markets Update

More than 150 ULI Triangle members joined Moderator Jim Spaeth, Director, UNC Wood Center for Real Estate at Kenan-Flagler and panelists Travis Anderson, Managing Director, HFF Capital Markets, Lee Roberts, Principal, SharpVue Capital, Jennings Glenn, CFO, Kane Realty Corporation and Stewart Patch, Vice President, BNC Bank for a discussion on the state of the capital markets. Take aways from the program included: Biggest surprises in 2016: President Donald J. Trump and the fact that the Fed increased interest rates only once. Real Estate Market Cycle: In reflecting upon  the typical 18-year … Read More

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