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City of Charleston’s Comprehensive Transportation Plan Workshop

Calling on all those who walk, bike, ride and drive in Charleston! The City of Charleston’s first Comprehensive Transportation Plan workshop is taking place from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the offices of BoomTown!, located at 1505 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403. If you call Charleston home, the City needs you to help lay out the problems, identify solutions, and bring about positive change. The community will gather to help craft an Action Plan, which will be implemented immediately and guide us on how we will move through … Read More

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ULI SC Member Organizations In The News

INSITE strategy + architecture Merges with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture in Charleston Effective January 1st, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and INSITE strategy + architecture are pleased to announce the merger of their two firms. The combined team will continue doing business as McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture. Founded in 2012 as a boutique firm, INSITE strategy + architecture became well-known for its creative and fresh approach to developer-driven commercial projects. INSITE founder Tom Hund, AIA is now a firm Principal at McMillan Pazdan Smith and Director of the Charleston office, offering more than 30 years of … Read More

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Urban Innovation Grant Winners

SAN FRANCISCO (October 6, 2015) – Fourteen grants totaling $219,000 have been awarded to Urban Land Institute (ULI) district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grant program. Only district and national councils are eligible to apply for the grants, which range from $5,000 to $25,000. The recipients were announced today at ULI’s Fall Meeting at the Moscone Center. Funding for the grant program comes from the ULI Foundation Annual Fund, supported by individual contributions from ULI’s global membership. The Annual Fund supports local ULI projects that foster collaboration between … Read More

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Reality Check Symposium to Focus on Strategies for Healthy, Vibrant Neighborhoods

Columbia, SC – During the Urban Land Institute’s Reality Check Midlands 2013, more than 300 participants decided they want to live in a region that promotes infill development and protects open space for recreation and permanent preservation, supporting healthy and vibrant neighborhoods. The third Reality Check Symposium, focusing on the health and economic benefits of compact mixed-use and infill development, walkability and adaptive reuse, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20 at Riverbanks Zoo’s Botanical Gardens Conference Center. Registration is $35 for ULI members and $50 … Read More

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WLI Fall Meeting Scholarship

ULI women members who are active in District Councils, including members in Associate, Young Leader and Student member categories, are encouraged to apply for a Fall Meeting 2014 WLI Scholarship. The purpose of the program is to support the professional development of ULI women members through participation in the Fall Meeting, and to advance the mission of WLI: to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. Through this program, the WLI aims to increase the number of women who become Full Members of ULI. … Read More

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ULI Carolinas Awarded $15,000 Urban Innovation Grant

RALEIGH (November 13, 2013) —  The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Carolinas’ district councils of Charlotte, South Carolina and Triangle are pleased to announce a $15,000 ULI Urban Innovation Grant Award.  The ULI Carolinas grant will be used to support their January 2014 regional forum that will focus on rethinking and reorienting the future of southern communities from car- to people-oriented. The regional conference will address themes associated with shifting demographics, immigration, access to fresh, local food and innovative community design. Announced on November 5th at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago, grants … Read More

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ULI’s Newest Partnership

ULI Partners With C40 to Foster Energy Efficiency in City Buildings The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and ULI have entered a global partnership to advance investments in energy conservation and carbon emission reduction in existing buildings in cities around the world. The organizations will forge better connections between public sector officials and private building owners by leveraging ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance. Yan Peng (left), the East Asia Regional Director of the C40 group, and ULI CEO Patrick L. Phillips announced the partnership on June 5 at ULI’s … Read More

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