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NAIOP Golf Tournament Recap

October 2, 2017

NAIOP held it’s annual golf tournament on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Greensboro Country Club Farm Course. Over 100 golfers from the Triad came out for a day of fun, food, and competition. A big thank you to our 2017 Title Sponsor, Parks Chevrolet, who provided the car on the hole in one contest. Click here to view the photos from the tournament.

Congratulations to our 2017 Tournament Winners:

  • 1st Place: Smith Leonard PLLC
  • 2nd Place: CBRE | Triad
  • 3rd Place: Triad Commercial Properties
  • Next to Last Place Cash Prize Terracon Consultants
  • Closest to the Pin: Skip Cornelieussen
  • Straightest Drive: Jimmy Eggers


Great Turn Out for the 2017 County Manager’s Forum

May 25, 2017

Great turn out for the County Manager’s Forum this week. We got insight from Marty Lawing, Guilford County Manager, J. Dudley Watts, Jr, Forsyth County Manager, and Bryan Hagood, Alamance County Manager on changes coming in the next 5-10 years, budgets and funding, and policies in place to encourage economic development.Thank you to Bell Davis Pitt for sponsoring this great event and to Ollie Chandhok, President & Publisher, Triad Business Journal for moderating.

Congratulations 2017 NAIOP NC Award Winners

April 12, 2017

During the dinner at the 2017 NAIOP NC Conference in Pinehurst on Thursday, March 30, 2017, NAIOP of North Carolina presented seven awards recognizing volunteerism and leadership in development in NC. Congratulations to our 2017 award winners: (Click here to see the announcement)

  • 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

Even After Repeal, HB2 Controversy Could Cost North Carolina

April 12, 2017

NBC News (featuring a direct quote from NAIOP Piedmont Triad’s legislative chair Richard Beard)

The newest “repeal and replace” generating controversy isn’t over Obamacare; it’s about North Carolina rolling back the so-called “bathroom bill” that has cost the state an estimated $4 billion since it was passed last year.

Click here to read the rest of the article by Martha C. White, NBC News.

NAIOP Gives Back

February 27, 2017

The NAIOP Triad Developing Leaders hosted a “Give Back Friday” event at BackPack Beginnings on Friday, February 24, 2017. NAIOP members performed tasks including making comfort backpacks, making/checking food bags, sorting inventory, and other needed tasks. Thank you to everyone who volunteered.

CLLR 2017 – Oh What A Trip

February 17, 2017

NAIOP leaders from across the country and Canada headed to the Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat in Washington DC this February to discuss NAIOP’s Federal Agenda with our Senator’s and Representatives. Attendees from the Triad included Legislative Chair Richard Beard, Past President Rick Dehnert, President Elect Paul Williams, and President Mark Dunnagan. To learn more about NAIOP’s position on Tax Reform, Infrastructure & Transportation, and Capitol & Credit Availability, visit

A Sneak Peek at Midtown Greensboro

January 18, 2017

Such a cool meeting today at Red Cinemas listening to Marty Kotis Kotis Properties discuss upcoming features for “Midtown” Greensboro. Attendees got to experience the Midtown vision in the virtual reality theater. Greensboro has some big transitions coming – can’t wait to see the developments.

Holiday Party Pictures

December 15, 2016

NAIOP members and sponsors had a great time at the 2016 Holiday Party, hosted by Smith Leonard PLLC. Thank you to all of our members, sponsors, and volunteers for making 2016 so successful. Happy Holidays – see you in January!

2016 Golf Tournament Photos

December 9, 2016

The 2016 NAIOP Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Starmount Country Club. Thank you to all the golfers, volunteers, and sponsors, especially our Title sponsor – Parks Chevrolet for making this year’s tournament a huge success.

Economic Development Panel Held on 9-21-16

September 21, 2016

The Economic Developer Panel today was enlightening! A great luncheon covering collaborative efforts fore regional growth, positive attributes of the Triad, company recruitment, and much more. Thank you to Carolina Investment Properties and Wells Fargo for sponsoring. Ollie Chandhoh, Publisher of the Triad Business Journal did a fantastic job moderating the lively discussion.