Mobile Tour #1: Downtown Greenville Walking & Trolley Tour

Date/Time: Monday, February 12, 8:30am – 11:30am (3 hours)

Location: Meet at the Hyatt Regency

Registration Fee: $60 Members/ $80 non-members

Capacity: 40

Description: Hear the story of Greenville’s downtown revitalization from insiders and learn about the catalytic real estate development projects that helped the city realize the vision of becoming one of the best small cities in America.  This tour will begin on foot with a guided walk down Main Street to the intersection of Main and Broad Streets where the large, mixed use project, Camperdown, is under construction.  There, we will board a trolley to see Greenville’s West End, Fluor Field and the up-and-coming Village of West Greenville.

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Mobile Tour #2: Economic Impacts of Trail Oriented Development: Lessons from The Swamp Rabbit Trail – SOLD OUT

Date/Time: Monday, February 12, 7am – 11:30am (3 ½ hours)

Location: Meet at Hyatt Regency

Registration Fee: $45

Capacity: 20

Description:  Hiking and biking trails do more than promote healthy lifestyles and improve quality of life—they make good business sense, too.  Join this tour and visit key features along The Swamp Rabbit Trail—a 19.9-mile multi-use greenway system that stretches from Travelers Rest to downtown Greenville.  This tour will depart from the Hyatt and take us by bus to Travelers Rest where we will hear from town officials how the trail has spurred significant revitalization and fostered new businesses. We will re-board the bus to visit the Swamp Rabbit Grocery—where we will hear from local business owners about the economic and community impacts the trail has had.  From there, rental bikes and gear will be available to those interested in experiencing the trail firsthand.  This 3.0-mile return trip to the Hyatt is downhill and well-marked.  Tour guides will accompany riders along the way.  A bus will also be available in case of inclement weather and for those not interested in the bike ride. This event is sold out.

 

Mobile Tour #3: Hub City Renaissance: See Spartanburg Rise – SOLD OUT

Date/Time: Monday, February 12, 8am – 11:30am (3 ½ hours)

Registration Fee: $45

Join ULI for an insider’s look at the largest transformational development boom Spartanburg has seen in decades! We will visit vibrant new Main Street additions like FR8yard, a unique open-air biergarten and social hub, and The Silo, a new restaurant concept from downtown craft brewery RJ Rockers, finishing our tour with stunning views and a panel discussion at Level 10, a new Rick Erwin restaurant on top of the recently opened 10-story AC Hotel Spartanburg, the first AC by Marriott in South Carolina. Panelists will discuss the redevelopment of crucial historic Spartanburg landmarks, the Montgomery and Aug W. Smith buildings, as well as the nearby Drayton Mills mixed use project, while also exploring how Spartanburg’s more recent additions have added to its unique downtown tapestry. While in Spartanburg, we will explore how the Northside Initiative is revitalizing a local community from the ground up through thoughtful planning, private and public investment, and citizen empowerment, and how arts, education, and public and private sectors are joining forces to usher in a renaissance of the City of Spartanburg. This event is sold out.

 

WLI Progressive Dinner

Date/Time: Feb 12, 2018, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location: Meet for first course at Nose Dive, 116 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Registration fee: $125

Capacity: 40

Description:  With so many great dining options in downtown Greenville, it seems unfair to have to choose just one!  Join ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) for this Progressive Dinner and sample three of Greenville’s favorite dining establishments.    Diners will start with appetizers and a signature cocktail at Nose Dive, then move across the street to Soby’s for dinner entrees.  After dinner we will follow the river to The Lazy Goat for dessert.  Your ticket includes all food and beverages!

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