Monthly Archives: November 2017

Real estate practitioners and undergraduates connect at WLI event

UNC undergraduate women networked with women working in exciting careers across the real-estate industry at an event hosted by the Triangle chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) in conjunction with the Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies and the Undergraduate Real Estate Club at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. The Undergraduate Women’s Engagement Event included small group networking, panels and a presentation about job opportunities and resources available through the Wood Center. Panelists were Lauren Bean, director of finance for The Dilweg Companies (BSBA … Read More

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YLG hears from leaders in new construction technologies

Young Leaders hosted a panel in Chapel Hill with industry experts to discuss the latest innovations in construction technology, such as modular hotel construction, modeling and manufacturing of pre-fabricated building systems, and advancements in sustainable general contracting. The panelists (Dave Perez — JE Dunn Construction, Dennis Mitchell — OTO Development, and Keith Stocker — Prescient Co.) noted that new construction technologies aren’t appropriate for every build. There are certain features of the site that determine appropriateness. Economies of scale really help, and they are currently a better fit for larger projects. For … Read More

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