Monthly Archives: April 2018

Commitment to community in Rocky Mount

ULI members took a field trip to Rocky Mount Mills to learn about the opportunities and challenges of placemaking on the outer edges of the Triangle from an expert panel representing the diverse players in the project, including: Michael Goodmon (Capitol Broadcasting Company) Councilman Reuben Blackwell (Rocky Mount City Council) John White (NC Department of Commerce Legislative Affairs ) Dan Gerlach (Golden Leaf Foundation) Moderated by David Joyner (Joyner Media & Strategies) The 160-acre site includes an historic 68-home mill house neighborhood and a massive old cotton mill being repurposed … Read More

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WLI hosts annual Leadership Conversation event with Alison Garcia

ULI Triangle’s Women’s Leadership Initiative held its leadership conversation in early April featuring a fireside chat with Alison Garcia and WLI Co-Chair Ginger Ackiss (Crescent Communities).  Alison is a Principal and Member of the Investment Committee of Meadow Partners and is Head of Business Development and Investor Relations for the firm. She shared stories and advice from her many years and various roles in the industry, including her recent time as Director of Real Estate for the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer. We asked attendees to submit some of their key takeaways: Stay engaged … Read More

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