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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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UrbanPlan Volunteer Training Held September 27

Several ULI SC members joined at the College of Charleston for the District’ first UrbanPlan training session. Led by Betsy del Monte, FAIA, LEED BD+C, 4 teams went through the same planning process as the students, albeit in a condensed, one-day session. Volunteers whole-heartedly embraced their roles of planner, city liaison, neighborhood liaison, marketing director or financial analyst. The day ended with a City Council hearing for the 5.5-block Elmwood District Redevelopment Project. The UrbanPlan program will kick off later this fall at the College of Charleston, and will be … Read More

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Five Scholarships to Attend Fall Meeting Being Offered to Public Officials

The Rose Center is offering five scholarships to public officials to attend the Fall Meeting. The awards will cover full registration at the meeting plus up to $1500 towards travel and lodging. Theses scholarships ar open to elected officials and management-level employees of government agencies, and will be awarded based on a demonstrated record of ULI involvement and leadership. Deadline to apply is September 7. To find out more, or to fill out an application form go to https://danielrosecenter.org/scholarship/

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ULI SC Midlands Tours Boutique Hotel Trundle Recap

Midlands members gathered at Hotel Trundle Wednesday, August 15, to hear from owners Rita Patel and Marcus Munse about the boutique hotel located across three historic buildings in downtown Columbia. Hotel Trundle, with each of its 41-rooms unique, opened in April. The hotel very much showcases its hometown, featuring art and photography by local artists, furnishing from Columbia area firms, and food and drink from local merchants. Attendees also heard from Irene Dumas Tyson from the hotel’s design firm, The Boudreaux Group, and Robert Lewis, of Rogers, Lewis, Jackson, Mann and Quinn Attorneys … Read More

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ULI SC Member Dr. Robert Benedict to be Honored by the March of Dimes

Dr. Robert Benedict will be honored by the March of Dimes at the 2018 Real Estate and Economic Development Award Luncheon.  The event was established in 1998 to honor a member of the real estate community who has demonstrated a long history of service; recipients are chosen for their outstanding leadership and vision in the community. This year’s event will be held on November 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Poinsett Club. According to Laura Goodwin, Executive Director of March of Dimes, funds raised at the November luncheon will help support … Read More

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