NAIOP Charlotte News
NAIOP is the nation’s leading trade organization representing the commercial real estate development industry including industrial, office, mixed-use, retail, multi-family, and related commercial real estate providers. NAIOP Charlotte Chapter offers opportunities for networking, education, advocacy and business exchange. Visit for more information.
   Upcoming Events
NAIOP Charlotte presents the third annual Battle of the Bands on November 1, 2018 at The Visulite Theatre. This commercial real estate fundraising event benefitting The Harvest Center will "rock your world." Three bands will battle it out for the title of Best Band at the year's premier networking event. Great food, drinks and music. All are welcome to attend!
Join your peers at NAIOP Charlotte’s Leadership Lunch Club event on Tuesday, November 13th. John W. Harris will lead discussion at this exclusive Developing Leaders event.
Opportunity Zones are a new community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. Learn more about the future opportunities this new program as it unfolds in North Carolina.
Join fellow NAIOP Developing Leaders for a tour and discussion of 600 South Tryon. This is a great opportunity to get a tour of Lincoln Harris' newest building being constructed in Uptown. We will hear from Lincoln Harris Project Team and Gilbane, General Contractor of the core and shell.
Save the date for the NAIOP NC Statewide Conference at Pinehurst Resort on March 21-22, 2019.
   Member News
We are proud to introduce our new association members.
This annual fundraiser is back for a third year! Enjoy great music while supporting a great cause. Basket raffles available.
Thank you to everyone who came out on Monday, October 1, for the NAIOP Charlotte & CRCBR Annual Golf Tournament at Carolina Golf Club. View winners and photos from the event.
Members on the Move
We want your news! Send us updates on your company, job changes, new projects, etc. Send press releases and more information to [email protected].
REBIC has put together an Election Guide to help you cast your vote for candidates who support the real estate industry.
Lawmakers in both parties are beginning to understand the real-world consequences of a drafting error in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and are asking for a fix. Last week, a group of 12 Senate Democrats sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging action on the tax treatment of Qualified Improvement Property (QIP). A similar letter from 58 House Republicans was also delivered to Speaker Paul Ryan.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. that states may collect sales taxes from online retailers, even if those sellers do not have a physical location in the state. That reverses a decision the Court had made in 1992 in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota.
   Industry/Local News
The use of technology in office building operations has come a long way from motion-controlled light sensors and key card entry systems. Building owners and operators are beginning to use an array of increasingly sophisticated software and hardware to gather more information about how their buildings can not only can work more efficiently, but give them insights into how to attract and retain tenants.
Recruiting and retaining top talent has become essential in today's highly competitive marketplace. Is your 2019 salary and bonus package competitive? Find out with the 2018 NAIOP/CEL Commercial Real Estate Compensation and Benefits Reports.
The Board of Directors for the Charlotte Regional Partnership and the Executive Committee of the Charlotte Chamber voted unanimously to authorize their CEOs and staff to engage in the steps necessary to formally combine the organizations. The Boards of both organizations are expected later this year to act on a formal recommendation from their respective Executive Committees to finalize the combination.
NAIOP Charlotte
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Charlotte, NC 28204
Thank you to our 2018 Cornerstone Sponsors
Balfour Beatty | Batson-Cook | Bohler Engineering | Choate Construction Company | ColeJenest & Stone | InterCon Building Corporation | Northwood Development LLC | Rodgers Builders
Beacon Partners | Childress Klein | Clancy & Theys Construction Company | ECS Southeast, LLP | Elliott Davis | Graycor | GreerWalker | KDC Real Estate Development & Investments | The Keith Corporation | LandDesign | Lincoln Harris | MCI | NOVA Engineering | SteelFab, Inc. | Trinity Capital Advisors