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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.


Greensboro Grasshoppers Mixer

September 1, 2016

Had a great time at the Developing Leaders mixer at the Greensboro Grasshopper’s game. A big thank you to Jimmy Haynes at Schell Bray for hosting us – the bacon wrapped shrimp was amazing.

August at a Glance

August 25, 2016

Over 90 attendees from the Triad joined us at the recently renovated Cardinal Kimpton Hotel in downtown Winston-Salem to hear John LaPenta, NC Deputy Secretary of the Department of Administration give an overview of ‘Project Phoenix’.

Event sponsored by CBRE | Triad & DAVENPORT.