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2019 Scholarship Recipients Announced

A record number of applications were received for the ULI Carolinas’ Meeting scholarship programs.  Congratulations to the following recipients: Public Sector Scholarship Recipients This scholarships are sponsored by the District Council 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. Carolyn Coia, Research Triangle Foundation Lilias Folkes John, City of Charlotte Lakisha Hull, Charlotte Department of Transportation Blake Sanders, West Pelzer Meg Thompson, City of … Read More

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Save the Date! The 2nd Annual Food & Real Estate Forum Set for April 10 & 11

Celebrate the intersection of Food & Real Estate by joining lively conversations about the important role food plays in placemaking, tourism and local culture.  The 2nd Annual ULI SC Food & Real Estate Forum will explore the benefits of building food-related elements into real estate development projects and discuss the challenges and opportunities in Myrtle Beach’s thriving, ever-evolving tourism industry. Horry Georgetown Technical College’s Culinary School will host an evening reception on April 10th; the Forum will begin on April 11th.  More information to come! Interested in sponsoring this event? … Read More

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ULI SC’s First UrbanPlan Class is in the Books!

Students in our inaugural UrbanPlan class at the College of Charleston finished up their projects this week, with a presentation of their plans to “City Council.”  Ten volunteers served as Facilitators, working with the students during two class periods as they refined their master plan for the 5.5 block site in the fictitious town of Elmwood. Five student teams of 5, including a Site Planner, Financial Analyst, Neighborhood Liaison, City Liaison, and Director of Marketing, weighed the trade-offs and difficult decisions that are often part of the development process.   … Read More

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Registration Open for 2019 Carolinas’ Meeting!

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!

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Scholarship Opportunities at the 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

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Fall Meeting Recap Held at Clemson Design Center

Coastal members unable to attend the Fall Meeting in October joined on Thursday, November 15 for a Fall Meeting Recap at The Clemson Design Center in Charleston. The panel, moderated by Lawson Still (Summit Engineering), included Steve Dudash (Thomas & Hutton), Andy Gowder (Austen & Gowder), Michael Maher (WestEdge Foundation), and Erin Finch Stevens (Surculus). Panelists shared insights and key take-aways from their respective Product Councils and general sessions. Topics discussed included public development, sustainable development, resilience and redevelopment. Thank you to our host, Clemson Design Center, and to our … Read More

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ULI SC Upstate Gathers for Beer & Brainstorming

The Upstate ULI community joined on Wednesday, November 14 at Serendipity Labs at Plush Mill for the last “Beer & Brainstorming” of the year. The evening kicked off with a discussion led by Serendipity Labs Founder John Arenas, and franchise owner Trey Scott, who shared insights into this fresh take on the co-working office environment. Mark Peters (Britt, Peters & Associates) and Shelby Dodson (CBRE) were also on hand to discuss the challenges and successes of adapting a former industrial site. The discussion was followed by tours of the facility … Read More

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Carolinas’ Meeting: Call for Projects

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

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Apply Now for a Council

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

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