2017 Six on Six Volleyball Classic is on May 11

admin-ajaxChildress Klein and Beacon Partners will host the 10th Annual Six on Six Volleyball Classic on May 11th, 2017. The event will pit teams from the Charlotte commercial real estate industry in a head to head competition that promotes camaraderie and networking while raising awareness and support for local charities.

May 11, 2017 11:am-5:00pm
VBGB 920 Hamilton Street, Charlotte NC
100% of the proceeds will benefit Charlotte Housing Authority

Click here to register and for more information.

Congratulations to Our 2017 Clay Shooting Tournament Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out on Thursday, April 20, for the NAIOP Charlotte and CRCBR Annual Clay Shooting Tournament at The Fork Farm & Stables

Click here to view photos from the event.

Top Overall Team
Ed Gulledge
Cyril Gulledge
Doug Kull
Mike West

Top Overall Male Shooter
Doug Kull

Top Overall Female Shooter
Amy Sullivan Hicks

Team Flurry Contest Winners (Sponsored by InterCon)
Ed Gulledge
Cyril Gulledge
Doug Kull
Mike West

Congratulations to our White Rabbit Contest Winners, sponsored by ZGM.

A Look Back At The 2017 NAIOP NC Conference

Another Successful Event

With more than 250 commercial real estate professionals from across the state, great weather and fantastic programming, the 2017 NAIOP NC Statewide Conference in Pinehurst was a success. The conference provided a relaxed, open setting, allowing NAIOP members to connect, learn, and enjoy a little competition on the lawn bowling court. Click here to see the photos from the event.

Keynote Speaker Presentations Available for Download

In case you would like to review, our keynote speakers have graciously allowed us to share their presentations.

Click here to download Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership, LLC’s “Five Trends That Foretell Your Future” presentation.

Click here to download Tucker Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Self-Help’s “Real Estate Development for Community Impact” presentation.

And the Winner is…

During the dinner, NAIOP of North Carolina presented seven awards recognizing volunteerism and leadership in development. Congratulations to our 2017 award winners:

  • Large Project of the Year – The Center for Technology and Innovation (CTI) – Raleigh, NC
  • Small Project of the Year – The Shevell Building – Greensboro, NC
  • Developer of the Year – Highwoods Properties
  • Developing Leader of the Year – Jenny Fowler, Childress Klein
  • Member of the Year (Charlotte) – Chris Thomas, Childress Klein
  • Member of the Year (Piedmont Triad) – Reggie Beeson, Highwoods Properties
  • Member of the Year (Raleigh-Durham) – Paul Meyers, Fifth Third Bank

Click here to download the announcement.

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NAIOP NC announces 2017 award winners at statewide conference

NAIOP North Carolina, comprised of NAIOP Charlotte, NAIOP Piedmont Triad, and NAIOP Raleigh Durham, held its annual statewide conference March 30-31 at the Pinehurst Resort where more than 250 commercial real estate professionals were in attendance. At the conference, NAIOP NC announced the 2017 award winners, recognizing individuals and companies who positively influence our community and industry.

2017 Award Winners

Large Project of the Year – The Center for Technology and Innovation, submitted by CBRE | Raleigh CTI is a $30M, mixed-use lab, production and Class A office facility with deck parking situated on an in-fill corner location at NCSU Centennial Campus in Raleigh. The building is home to the NCSU Nonwovens Institute (NWI), a global research consortium serving the textiles industry and backed by 50 of the world’s largest textile and chemical companies. Building was developed by Keystone Corporation.

Small Project of the Year – The Shevell Building submitted by DH Griffin Construction Company | A Historic restoration of 15,000-square-foot building at 532 South Elm St., in downtown Greensboro. The three-story building was completely gutted, including much of the existing framing. The original stamped tin ceilings on the first floor were restored and replaced, along with the original hardwood flooring throughout the third floor. Along with those salvaged items, the masonry repairs and restorations, new windows and the interior and exterior finishes throughout the building were period replica, as required to allow the owner, Andy Zimmerman, qualify for the Historic Tax Credits.

Developer of the Year – Highwoods Properties
This award is given to a company that demonstrates consistent excellence in the quality of projects within their portfolio; supports the commercial real estate industry through NAIOP by active participation of programs and initiatives; and has at least 15 years of quality investment and sustainable positive economic impact in North or South Carolina. This year’s winner is a NAIOP champion and a leader in N.C. development. The company has NAIOP members in both the Triad and Raleigh chapters, is a continuous financial supporter of NAIOP donating PAC and sponsorship funds, and has leadership members on NAIOP forums, boards and committees. Recent N.C. projects include PNC Tower in downtown Raleigh, CentreGreen V, Raleigh-Cary, and Enterprise Park in Greensboro.

Developing Leader of the Year – Jenny Fowler, Childress Klein
Jenny has served as the Developing Leaders chair for NAIOP Charlotte during 2016. Her efforts to initiate meaningful activities for DL members include creating DL member-only sessions with senior real estate professionals, networking meetings and community outreach. In 2016, the DL membership has moved from 23% of the chapter membership to 37% and has been the main attraction for new members.

Member of the Year (Raleigh Durham) – Paul Meyers, Fifth Third Bank
As a NAIOP member for more than 11 years, Paul has been an active board member for five years and most recently serves as the 2017 chapter treasurer. Paul Meyers is a senior vice president for Fifth Third Bank. In this role, he oversees commercial real estate relationships for markets in central/eastern North Carolina and is based in Raleigh.

Member of the Year (Piedmont Triad) – Reggie Beeson, Highwoods Properties
Reggie joined NAIOP in 2005 and was elected to the NAIOP Piedmont Triad board of directors the same year. He has been an active board member in many capacities continuously throughout the last 13 years, including chapter president, and currently serves on the board of directors and as sponsorship co-chair. Reggie has more than 17 years of experience in brokerage and real estate management. At Highwoods, he oversees leasing, new business development and client relations.

Member of the Year (Charlotte) – Chris Thomas, Childress Klein
Chris joined NAIOP in 2011 bringing a voice of retail to the organization. He served as chapter president in 2014 and presently serves as the past president’s liaison on the board. Chris was immersed in advocating for NAIOP’s position on the repeal of the Protest Petition, HB2 and funding of JDIG. Chris is the partner responsible for the development, marketing and leasing of retail and real estate projects in the Carolinas at Childress Klein.

Photography by John Gessner

Register Now for Members-only Legislative Webinar April 11

Aquiles Suarez,
Vice President for Government Affairs
NAIOP

April 11, 2017 | 2-2:45 p.m. ET

Stay informed about NAIOP’s top public policy and legislative priorities for commercial real estate at the federal level and hear an assessment from Aquiles Suarez, NAIOP’s vice president for government affairs, on the political and legislative challenges and opportunities ahead. Suarez will discuss:

  • Tax reform
  • Infrastructure spending
  • Capital and credit availability.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the federal issues affecting your business and better prepare for future regulatory changes.

REGISTER

NAIOP NC Announces 2017 Award Winners at Statewide Conference

NAIOP North Carolina, comprised of NAIOP Charlotte, NAIOP Piedmont Triad, and NAIOP Raleigh Durham, held its annual statewide conference March 30-31, 2017 at the Pinehurst Resort, where over 250 commercial real estate professionals were in attendance. At the conference, NAIOP NC announced the 2017 award winners, recognizing individuals and companies who positively influence our community and industry.

2017 Award Winners

Large Project of the Year – The Center for Technology and Innovation submitted by CBRE | Raleigh
CTI is a $30M, mixed- use lab, production and Class A office facility with deck parking situated on an in-fill corner location at NCSU Centennial Campus in Raleigh. The building is home to the NCSU Nonwovens Institute (NWI), a global research consortium serving the textiles industry and backed by 50 of the world’s largest textile and chemical companies. Building was developed by Keystone Corporation.

Small Project of the Year – The Shevell Building submitted by DH Griffin Construction Company
A Historic restoration of 15,000 sf building at 532 S Elm Street in downtown Greensboro. The 3-story building was completely gutted, including much of the existing framing. The original stamped tin ceilings on the first floor were restored and replaced, along with the original hardwood flooring throughout the 3rd floor. Along with those salvaged items, the masonry repairs and restorations, new windows and the interior and exterior finishes throughout the building were period replica, as required to allow the Owner, Andy Zimmerman, qualify for the Historic Tax Credits.

Developer of the Year – Highwoods Properties
This award is given to a company that demonstrates consistent excellence in the quality of projects within their portfolio; supports Commercial Real Estate Industry through NAIOP by active participation of programs and initiatives; and has at least 15 years of quality investment and sustainable positive economic impact in North of South Carolina. This year’s winner is a NAIOP champion and a leader in NC development. The company has NAIOP members in both the Triad and Raleigh chapters, is a continuous financial supporter of NAIOP donating PAC and sponsorship funds, and has leadership members on NAIOP forums, boards, and committees. Recent NC projects include PNC Tower in downtown Raleigh, CentreGreen V, Raleigh-Cary, and Enterprise Park in Greensboro.

Developing Leader of the Year – Jenny Fowler, Childress Klein
Jenny has served as the Developing Leaders chair for NAIOP Charlotte during 2016. Her efforts to initiate meaningful activities for DL members include creating DL member only sessions with senior real estate professionals, networking meetings, and community outreach. In 2016, the DL
membership has moved from 23% of the chapter membership to 37% and has been the main attraction for new members.

Member of the Year (Raleigh Durham) – Paul Meyers, Fifth Third Bank
As a NAIOP member for more than 11 years, Paul has been an active board member for five years and most recently serves as the 2017 chapter treasurer. Paul Meyers is a Senior Vice President for Fifth Third Bank. In this role, he oversees commercial real estate relationships for markets in Central/Eastern North Carolina and is based in Raleigh, NC.

Member of the Year (Piedmont Triad) – Reggie Beeson, Highwoods Properties
Reggie joined NAIOP in 2005 and was elected to the NAIOP Piedmont Triad board of directors the same year. He has been an active board member in many capacities continuously throughout the last 13 years, including chapter president, and currently serves on the board of directors and as sponsorship co-chair. Reggie has over 17 years of experience in brokerage and real estate management. At Highwoods, he oversees leasing, new
business development and client relations.

Member of the Year (Charlotte) – Chris Thomas, Childress Klein
Chris joined NAIOP in 2011 bringing a voice of retail to the organization. He served as chapter president in 2014 and presently serves as the Past President’s Liaison on the board. Chris is immersed in advocating for NAIOP’s position on the repeal of the Protest Petition, HB2 and funding of JDIG. Chris is the Partner responsible for the development, marketing and leasing of retail and real estate projects in the Carolinas at Childress Klein.

*For a list of the 2017 NAIOP NC Award Winners (including pictures) visit our website at http://www.naiopnc.org.

NAIOP NC Statewide Conference – Last Day to Register is Friday (3/24)!

LAST CHANCE

The last day to register for the conference is Friday, March 24, 2017

Click Here To See Who’s Attending
There are 250 commercial real estate professionals across NC coming to Pinehurst. Click the link above to see who’s attending this year’s conference. Don’t miss out on the best commercial real estate event of the year – register by Friday.

Pinehurst Resort Is Sold-Out
The resort is sold out on Thursday, March 30, 2017. We do have overflow rooms available at the Homewood Suites for $119. Call 919-604-2134 to book an overflow room.

Discounted spa and golf packages available at Pinehurst. Call Pinehurst directly at 800-487-4653.

Click here to register!