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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 www.naiopcharlotte.org for more information.
   Upcoming Events
Join your peers at NAIOP Charlotte’s DL Harvest Center Volunteering event on April 24.
Whether you’re a first-time “TopGolf’er” or a pro, you’ll have a great time competing with fellow commercial real estate professionals at the NAIOP Charlotte/CRCBR 1st Annual TopGolf Tournament. There are lots of opportunities for friendly competition with great prizes and unlimited bragging rights!
Join fellow NAIOP Developing Leaders for a tour and discussion of the Grand Bohemian Project on the corner of West Trade St. and Church St. Peer networking and happy hour will take place afterward.
   Member News
We are proud to introduce our new association members.
This year, the Charlotte Business Journal added a new awards program to recognize established local leaders who have a strong vision for their companies, have shown commitment to culture in the workplace and made significant contributions to the community.Congratulations to NAIOP Charlotte member, Phil Kuttner, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, for making the list!
With more than 250 commercial real estate professionals in attendance from across the state, great networking and fantastic programming, the 2019 NAIOP of NC Statewide Conference in Pinehurst was a wild success. The conference provided a relaxed, open setting, allowing NAIOP members to connect, learn, and enjoy a little competition on the lawn bowling court.
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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].
Annually, NAIOP Charlotte (with the chapters in the Piedmont Triad and Triangle markets) visits Capitol Hill to share with elected officials the experience and views of the NAIOP Members. Save the date for NAIOP NC's Day at the Capitol on June 4th. More details coming soon.
The Charlotte City Council unanimously approved a new Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Ordinance, which sets standards for commercial and residential development in the city’s light rail corridor.
Mecklenburg County LUESA is proposing dramatic increases to its Land Development, Zoning and Floodplain Permitting Fees for FY 2020, as it seeks to end a longstanding practice of supporting Land Development Services with excess stormwater fee revenue.
Several measures have been introduced that are important to NAIOP and commercial real estate. The Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, introduced in the House by Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and in the Senate by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), aims to treat certain income currently taxed at the capital gains rate as ordinary income.
   Industry/Local News
The NAIOP Research Foundation has published a new white paper titled "Creating a Private Equity Fund: A Guide for Real Estate Professionals," by Jan A. deRoos, Ph.D., HVS Professor of Hotel Finance and Real Estate at SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University; and Shaun Bond, Ph.D., West Shell Jr. Chair in Real Estate at Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati.
Property managers are using “dynamic and multidimensional” information for operations but not yet for tenant engagement. A white paper published by the NAIOP Research Foundation titled “The Office Property and Big Data Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together”found that office building owners are capturing, storing and analyzing data to operate building systems but not to recruit and retain tenants.
Facing a mix of potential risks and boosts, the U.S. construction industry is positioned to provide ample excitement in 2019. Forward indicators are flashing green, but with project margins facing pressure from all sides, a year with growth equal to that of 2018 would be considered a success.
NAIOP Charlotte
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Thank you to our 2019 Cornerstone Sponsors
Balfour Beatty | Batson-Cook Construction | Bohler Engineering
Choate Construction Company | ECS Southeast, LLP | InterCon Building Corporation | Northwood Development LLC | Rodgers Builders, Inc
Beacon Partners | Childress Klein | Clancy & Theys Construction Company | Elliott Davis | GreerWalker | Horack Talley Pharr & Lowndes | KDC Real Estate Development & Investments
LandDesign | Lincoln Harris | MCI | NOVA Engineering
SteelFab | Trinity Capital Advisors