Robin Hilliard, a longtime real estate professional with expertise in commercial real estate, will join the Urban Land Institute (ULI) staff as the Executive Director of the Triangle District Council on December 10. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization whose work is driven by 42,000-plus members dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities. Hilliard will lead the overall strategic direction of the Triangle District Council by implementing a focused program of work and connecting the Triangle to other mission-driven activities of ULI. She will also … Read More
The ULI Carolinas’ Meeting provides you with actionable information that you can immediately apply on the job. Use this archive to review what you learned, study content that you missed, and share insights with your colleagues. More than 750 of the real estate industry’s most influential professionals from across the southeast. Members who attend are commercial developers, finance executives, economic development specialists, architects and urban planners, owners and managers, real estate consultants, and property advisers. Early Bird Cutoff is December 28. Register for the 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting!
Scholarship opportunities are provided by ULI Charlotte, ULI South Carolina and ULI Triangle. Applicants are invited to apply for a Scholarship to attend the 2019 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting in Raleigh, NC on February 11-12. Public Sector Scholarships – The purpose of the scholarship is to introduce public sector or nonprofit employees, elected officials and appointed officials to the ULI experience, and retain their participation to create a more complete shared learning experience across all sectors of our industry. Eligible participants: Applicants employed by nonprofits, local, county, and state government, elected … Read More
With 250 in attendance on November 8, 2018, a rich discussion around trends and insights from leading experts inspired thinking about trends and aligning supply, demand, and affordability. Below are several resources, including speaker PowerPoints, speaker biographies and the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019 Report. In early December, watch for the program videos, if you missed a session: https://triangle.uli.org/resources/. Also, if you attended and haven’t already provided your input on the program, please take a moment to answer our short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S6GLVL7.
Deadline: Monday, November 26, 2018 Each year during the ULI Carolinas’ Meeting, we feature “Crane Watch.” This fast-paced program is a great way for our members to learn about innovative and exciting new projects under construction within the North and South Carolina. Six developments will be selected and, while the timer is running, will share mini-case studies of their projects including the development and the lessons learned, photos, site and floor plans and the development timeline, in addition to site, building and financial data. Interested in presenting your project or … Read More
Applications are now being accepted for the Regional Initiative Councils. Together, ULI Charlotte, South Carolina and Triangle offer Regional Initiative Councils (RICs). Modeled after national product councils, the mission of the regional council program is to convene ULI members (throughout North and South Carolina) to promote learning, build District Council leadership, share knowledge and expertise and encourage regional collaboration. The RICs provide opportunities for leadership and volunteer involvement in ULI, at the regional level, by promoting excellence in programming, by fostering a culture of openness, and by sharing issues critical … Read More
Submit your ideas! Do you have a BIG idea for a session at the 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting? Share your suggestions for sessions and speakers you would like to see. This is your chance to influence the content of the Carolinas’ premier real estate industry gathering. It’s easy to submit your proposal: 1. Submit your BIG idea here! 2. Use the topics of leadership, trends in real estate, and development deals to brainstorm your ideas. All sessions should strive to incorporate concepts of best practices in land use including transportation, public … Read More
Bob Geolas (HR&A) led a thoughtful conversation on the history and reimaging of Raleigh’s Moore Square with panelists Stephen Bentley (City of Raleigh), Sally Edwards (Marbles Kids Museum), and Vansana Nolintha (Bida Manda/Brewery Bhavana). The discussion was wide-ranging, from the historical importance of Moore Square in the Jim Crow South to the emerging vision of Moore Square as a gathering place to connect downtown workers, transit riders, tourists, visitors and neighbors in a lively, welcoming green space. Key Takeaways included: Stephen Bentley provided an overview of the renovation, describing the thought … Read More
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
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