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Member Engagement and Activities Remained Strong in 2020

While 2020 didn’t go as planned, it didn’t stop NAIOP Charlotte members from continuing to connect and engage with each other and industry experts in the CRE community. Check out the many highlights from our events this past year. In addition, the Chapter thanked the 2020 Cornerstone Sponsors during an appreciation event and held a special event to welcome new members.

June LWAL: Update from Elected Leadership

During this LWAL, members received updates at the federal and state levels about the current society and commercial real estate development issues and heard the efforts being made to get the economy moving again. Our special guests included: Congressman Dan Bishop, US House 9th District; Speaker Tim Moore, NC House 111th District; and Representative Jason Saine, NC House 9thth District. Click here to access the recording.

June LWALEconomic Development Pipeline

In the middle of June, industry experts provided an update on what our economic development organizations are doing today. Our speakers included: Tracy Dodson, City of Charlotte; Donny Hicks, CEcD, CCIM, Gaston Country Economic Development Corporation; and Robby Carney, Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation. Click here to access the recording.

August Virtual PanelAre Lenders Lending?

Members and nonmembers engaged with industry leaders discussing the present state of lending and found out where we are in the course of this hurricane. We heard perspectives on the present state of lending in the commercial lending environment from Scott Cook, TD Bank; Anthony Fertitta, JLL; and Brad Smith, Bank of America.

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Reg Rates Increase Dec. 8 | Register Today for the Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

December 15 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Registration Rates Increase Tuesday, December 8

At this year's Annual Meeting, hear market updates and overviews on CRE in Charlotte from a panel of industry leaders. How is 2020 ending? What is next year shaping up to look like?

Come celebrate this unusual year, connect with friends and colleagues, and elect the 2021 NAIOP Charlotte Board!

Our Panelists


Board Nominations

Below is the Nominating Committee's recommendation for the 2021 Board of Directors.

 

Executive Committee

President: Pat Pierce, Selwyn Properties
President-Elect: Welch Liles,
Asana Partners
Secretary: Alyson Craig,
City of Charlotte

Treasurer: Steve McClure, The Spectrum Companies
Immediate Past President: Scott Harris,
Choate Construction
Past President: Tracy Dodson,
City of Charlotte
  Directors (two-year terms)

Paxton Hollar, SunCap Property Group
(1-year term)
Brian Kreefer, The Keith Corporation
(renewing)
Phil Kuttner, LITTLE
Bobbie Jo Lazarus, Elliott Davis
Dan Melvin, LandDesign
Mary Katherine Stukes, Moore & Van Allen



     
Directors (remaining on the Board)

Rad Hudson, Metromont
Ken Jonmaire, Crescent Communities
Pete Kidwell, Beacon Partners
Mike Kramer, Bank of America
  Non-Voting Liaisons

National Board Liaison: Pat Pierce, Selwyn Properties
REBIC Liaison: Madeline Keeter, REBIC
UNCC Liaison: Dr. Yongqiang Chu, UNC Charlotte Childress Klein Center for Real Estate

 

Registration

Registration for members will be free and $15 for non-members through December 7. Beginning December 8, the registration fee will increase to $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Prior registration is required. Zoom details will be sent two (2) hours prior to the event.

 

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Register Today! Annual Meeting is on Dec. 15

2020 Annual Meeting

December 15 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

This year’s Annual Meeting will feature a panel of industry leaders providing market updates and overviews on commercial real estate in Charlotte. How are we ending the year? What is 2021 shaping up to look like?

Come wrap up and celebrate this unusual year, elect the 2021 NAIOP Charlotte Board, and connect with friends and colleagues!

Our Panelists

  

Registration

Registration for members will be free and $15 for non-members through December 7. Beginning December 8, the registration fee will increase to $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Prior registration is required. Zoom details will be sent two (2) hours prior to the event.


Register Here

 

Questions

If you have questions, please contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at [email protected].

Registration Now Open - 2021 DL Mentorship Program

2021 Developing Leaders Mentorship Program

Registration is now open for the 2021 DL Mentorship Program! This program provides a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth through focused, one-on-one sessions with accomplished professionals in the CRE industry. You may book a session with Mentors in February 2021. Meetings will take place from March through June 2021.

NOTE: Mentors are still being added to the program & updating their profiles

How to Register:

  • Go to the program website: https://mentoring.naiop.org/B5CEkQt7
  • In the menu at the top of the page, click MENTEE REGISTRATION FORM
  • Enter the email address to which this message has been sent
  • One of the following will apply to you:
    1. If you were a mentee before and your email address is the same, use the password you created before to finish logging in. The "forgot password" feature is available if needed
    2. If you were a mentee before but your email address has changed, you will need a new Login – please follow the prompts to register and set a password
    3. If you were not a mentee in a previous program, please follow the prompts to register and set a password

If 2 or 3 above applies to you:

  • A verification email will be sent to you (security protocol) so please watch your spam folder. It is important to click the link in this verification email to finalize and login for access to your registration form
  • Lastly, return to the mentorship site, click MENTEE REGISTRATION FORM again...log in with your email address and password...then you will find your form ready for you to complete

Registration Deadline: January 27, 2021

The mentorship session-booking process will be activated in February 2021.

Mentees and Mentors will be responsible for deciding to meet in person or virtually. Both parties must agree to meet in person. By registering and participating in the 2021 DL Mentorship Program, the participant hereby accepts the terms and conditions in the Participant Liability Waiver. NAIOP Charlotte reserves the right to make necessary changes to the DL Mentorship Program at any time based on national, state, and local COVID restrictions & guidelines.




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[Video] Meet 2020 Developer of the Year: Kilroy Realty Corporation

Originally published on October 12, 2020 in NAIOP News.

 

 

The Developer of the Year is NAIOP’s highest honor and is given annually to a developer that best exemplifies leadership and innovation in the commercial real estate industry. The 2020 recipient is Kilroy Realty Corporation.

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Support NAIOP and CRE in Charlotte

2021 Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

The Cornerstone Sponsorship program was created to support and enrich our chapter, while offering professionals and organizations an opportunity to participate in, and get more out of, our chapter activities and services.

The program is an excellent way to gain visibility while supporting the commercial real estate development industry in Charlotte. Sponsors are allowed to customize benefits based on the exposure you desire. Learn more or commit today by clicking on the button below.

2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Questions
If you have questions, please contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at [email protected].

Apply Now for the Inclusion in CRE Scholarship

Originally published on November 10, 2020 by NAIOP Source Weekly E-News.

NAIOP and Prologis continue their partnership to provide a program scholarship to up to 20 individuals, helping prepare a pipeline of women and minorities for development and operations positions in commercial real estate.

Women or other underrepresented minorities who are demonstrating leadership and responsibility in the CRE profession are invited to apply for this program that will advance your industry knowledge and connect you with leaders across North America.

Applications for the scholarship are accepted online. The deadline to apply is December 28, 2020.

Click Here to Learn More

Big Change for Development with the 2040 Plan: Learn More!

Join NAIOP Charlotte on Monday, November 16th at 12:00 PM EDT for our next Lunch with a Leader. The 2040 Comprehensive Plan and the Unified Development Ordinance(UDO) is a critical policy for the way commercial real estate develops in the future. Get exclusive insights into the 2040 Plan and UDO during this webinar and learn how it will impact commercial real estate developments moving forward.

Our Leader

Alyson CraigAlyson Craig
Deputy Planning Director
City of Charlotte
Alyson Craig is the Deputy Planning Director for the City of Charlotte’s Planning, Design, and Development Department. She provides oversight to two of the Department’s divisions, Land Development and Entitlement Services (Rezoning/UDO), our HR and budget operations, and serves as a backup to the Planning Director. Learn more.


Registration
This event is offered to NAIOP Charlotte members only at no charge. Prior registration is required. Zoom login information will be sent two (2) hours prior to the event.

Click Here to Register

Resources
View the draft Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan HERE.
View the Tree Canopy Action Plan HERE.
View information about the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) HERE.
Provide feedback to REBIC for representation HERE.
Provide feedback directly to the City on the plan HERE.

New Lunch with a Leader on November 16 – Register Today!

Join us on November 16th for this lunch with a leader, get an exclusive overview of the recommendations in the Comprehensive Plan and the Unified Development Ordinance and how it will impact the future of commercial real estate development. This is a critical policy for the way commercial real estate develops in the future. You are invited to submit questions in advance here.


Also, the City of Charlotte will unveil its draft Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan and host a screening of “Back to the Future” at a drive-in community meeting on Saturday, October 31. Register to attend here.

Our Leader

Alyson CraigAlyson Craig
Deputy Planning Director
City of Charlotte
Alyson Craig is the Deputy Planning Director for the City of Charlotte’s Planning, Design, and Development Department. She provides oversight to two of the Department’s divisions, Land Development and Entitlement Services (Rezoning/UDO), our HR and budget operations, and serves as a backup to the Planning Director. Learn more.

Registration
This event is offered to NAIOP Charlotte members only at no charge. Prior registration is required. Zoom login information will be sent two (2) hours prior to the event.

Click Here to Register
Questions
If you have questions, please contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at [email protected].

Reg Rates Increase Friday! Register Now for Tracking Trends and Tangents

Tracking Trends and Tangents as We Reimagine
Our Post-Pandemic Economy (and Lives)

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
Registration Rates Increase Friday, October 16!

Next week, come learn about real estate repurposing, relocating people and companies, reshoring, remote everything, robots, ROI, and rising risk during this virtual event on the state of the economy and gain insight into what it will now look like over the next couple of years. Submit questions in advance here.

Our Presenter

Ted Abarnathy PhotoTed Abernathy is the Managing Partner of Economic Leadership LLC, a consultancy that is currently working in more than a dozen states to develop economic and workforce strategies. Ted has 35 years of experience in directing economic development and workforce development programs. From 2008-2013, Ted was the Executive Director of the Southern Growth Policies Board, a 42-year old public policy think tank that provided economic development research, strategy, and marketing advice, to states and communities across the South. He also served as an economic development policy advisor to the Southern Governors Association. Read More.

Event Sponsor Opportunity

Increase your company visibility and bring more people! Receive five (5) registrations for $150 plus be recognized on the event webpage, on event email promotions, and during the event. NEW BENEFIT! Event sponsors will also receive the event recording. Click here to confirm today!
 

Registration

Registration for members is $25 and $35 for non-members through tomorrow, October 15. Beginning Friday, October 16, the registration fee will increase to $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Prior registration is required. Zoom details will be sent 24 hours in advance of the event.

 

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Just Announced: Officecast is Coming Nov. 9-10

Date: Monday, November 9, 2020 - Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Where: Virtual

The world is re-examining how we go to work, and the implications for the office sector can’t be overstated. Prepare for the paradigm shift at Office cast 2020.

Hear from leaders in the space about how to adapt to the radical shifts in work habits and tenant demands; the powerful, practical technologies critical for a healthy workplace; the state of capital markets; potential untapped submarket stars, and more.

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October Events & News

 Upcoming Events

 

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020 
    Tracking Trends and Tangents as We Reimagine Our Post-Pandemic Economy (and Lives)
    As COVID continues to take a toll on the world, come learn about real estate repurposing, relocating people and companies, reshoring, remote everything, robots, ROI, and rising risk during this virtual event on the state of the economy and gain insight into what it will now look like over the next couple of years. Thank you to our Event Sponsors: Rodgers Builders, Inc. │ The McIntosh Law Firm.

News

Throughout the turbulence of 2020, NAIOP has remained steadfast in helping our 20,000 members — commercial real estate developers, owners, investors, brokers, and more — advance their businesses and the industry. There is strength in numbers, so don’t be isolated in your career or business.

Join for 2021 and receive the rest of 2020 free! Get up to 15 months of NAIOP membership for the cost of 12 with this special offer.
Click Here for More News

DL Virtual Happy Hour: Partnerships and Initiatives

Join your peers for a virtual happy hour to learn about the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, its initiatives, and how the organization’s efforts are impacting commercial real estate in Charlotte and the overall region.

Special Guests:

Allen Clark, Manager, Business Development, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance
Steven Pearce, Senior Vice President, Business Recruitment, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Registration:

This is a free event, available only for NAIOP Charlotte Developing Leaders. Pre-registration is required by noon on 10/8. Zoom information will be sent by 1 pm on 10/8.

Click Here to Register

Thank You to Our Batson-Cook Construction, Our Scoreboard Sponsor!

Thank you to Batson-Cook Construction for being our Scoreboard Sponsor at this year’s NAIOP Charlotte/CRCBR Golf Tournament on September 28!

Sign up as a sponsor to get your company name in front of brokers and developers, and catch up (from a safe distance) with your industry peers. For one price, your company will be recognized as a sponsor during this two-flight tournament! Sponsorships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.naiopclt.org/golf-tournament

 

Golf Tournament Sponsorships are Going Fast! Sign Up Now

NAIOP Golf
 

Tournament Sponsorships Will Sell Out

Sign Up Today!


The always sold out industry golf tournament hosted by NAIOP Charlotte & CRCBR is happening this year! On September 28, get your company name in front of brokers and developers, and catch up (from a safe distance) with your industry peers. For one price, your company will be recognized as a sponsor during this two-flight tournament! Sponsorships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Please Note: Due to the ongoing health crisis we've had to adjust our program and there will be no player registrations included in this year's sponsorships. In addition, we reserve the right to make necessary changes to the tournament based on state, local and/or club COVID-19 restrictions & guidelines.
 
To become a sponsor click the button below and complete the form or call or email Lauren Simonetti at 704-377-8982 x103 or [email protected].

View Open Opportunities And Pricing Below!

 
Become A Sponsor
 

Note: NAIOP Charlotte Cornerstone Sponsors (Capstone & Archstone Levels) and CRCBR Alliance Sponsors (Chairman & Corporate Associate Levels) are confirmed as hole sponsors.

Questions about sponsorship?
Contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at 704-940-7383 or by e-mail at [email protected].

 


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Get Seasoned Advice at next week’s LWAL | More Upcoming Events

Join us on Monday, Aug 24th at 11:30 am as we take a look at an opportunity to create your own personal advisory board. The National Forums brings together industry professionals in select groups to share deep industry knowledge, develop successful business strategies, and build long-term relationships. Learn from NAIOP members about their experiences and how they use their Forum to create impactful relationships for your business.

Our Panelists

Learn more about the General, Limited, and Developing Leaders Forums and tap into a wealth of resources. The application deadline is August 31, 2020.

Registration

This event is offered to NAIOP Charlotte members only at no charge. Prior registration is required. ZOOM login information will be sent two (2) hours prior to the event.
 
Click Here to Register

Questions

If you have questions about the Virtual Panel, please contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at [email protected].
 
More events to be announced soon.

2020 NAIOP Charlotte/CRCBR Golf Tournament Sponsorships Available

NAIOP Golf
 

Tournament Sponsorships Now Available!


The always sold-out industry golf tournament hosted by NAIOP Charlotte & CRCBR is happening this year! On September 28, get your company name in front of brokers and developers, and catch up (from a safe distance) with your industry peers. For one price, your company will be recognized as a sponsor during this two-flight tournament! Sponsorships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Please Note: Due to the ongoing health crisis we've had to adjust our program and no player registrations will be included in this year's sponsorships. In addition, we reserve the right to make necessary changes to the tournament based on state, local and/or club COVID-19 restrictions & guidelines.
 
To become a sponsor click the button below and complete the form or call or email Lauren Simonetti at 704-377-8982 x103 or [email protected].
 
Become A Sponsor
 

Note: NAIOP Charlotte Cornerstone Sponsors (Capstone & Archstone Levels) and CRCBR Alliance Sponsors (Chairman & Corporate Associate Levels) are confirmed as hole sponsors.

Questions about sponsorship?
Contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at 704-940-7383 or by e-mail at [email protected].

 


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Thank You Cornerstone Sponsors!

NAIOP Charlotte would like to take a moment to send a special thank you to the companies whose support has allowed us to keep the conversations flowing and our members engaged during these unprecedented times. To learn more about each company, you can click on their logo or company name to visit their website.

Capstone

 

Archstone

Balfour Beatty
Batson-Cook Construction
Bohler
Choate Construction Company
Crescent Communities
ColeJenest & Stone
ECS Southeast, LLP
InterCon Building Corp.
Northwood Development LLC
Rodgers Builders, Inc

Foundation

Asana Partners
Barnhill Contracting
Beacon Partners
Childress Klein
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Elliott Davis
GreerWalker
KDC Real Estate Development & Investments
LandDesign
Lincoln Harris
MCI
McIntosh Law Firm
NOVA Engineering
SteelFab
Trinity Capital Advisors
Truliant Federal Credit Union

Rescheduled – You Can Still Register! Virtual Lending Panel Now on Monday, 8/3

Virtual Panel – Are Lenders Lending?
Monday, August 3, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00pm | Zoom Meeting

Rescheduled - still time to register! Virtual Panel will now be held this upcoming Monday!

Registration for members is $10 and $20 for non-members. Prior registration is required.


With the myriad of factors in today’s market, hear a panel of experts discussing the present state of lending and find out where we are in the course of this hurricane. Is it still battering us? Are we looking outside to see if it’s over? Are we starting to clean up? Submit questions for the panel in advance here.

Our Panelists

Click Here to Register
Questions
If you have questions about the Virtual Panel, please contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at [email protected].

Prices Increase Tomorrow for NAIOP Panel

Virtual Panel – Are Lenders Lending?
Monday, July 27, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00pm | Zoom Meeting

Registration Fees Increase Tomorrow!

Members are free and non-members are $15 through today, July 22.

Beginning tomorrow, July 23, the registration fee will increase to $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

With the myriad of factors in today’s market, hear a panel of experts discussing the present state of lending from different lenders’ perspectives on the present commercial lending environment. Submit questions for the panel in advance here. Prior registration is required.

Our Panelists

Click Here to Register
Questions
If you have questions about the Virtual Panel, please contact the NAIOP Charlotte office at [email protected].