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9 08, 2018

Jason Thomas, of Charlotte Agenda, Talks All Things CLT Development

By | 2018-08-09T18:05:39+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Jason Thomas, of Charlotte Agenda, Talks All Things CLT Development

I sat down to grill the notorious development expert and lead development writer for Charlotte Agenda, Jason Thomas.   Jason has long been “obsessed with urban design and development.” He’s focused on future-proofing Charlotte, a city that he adores and has no plans to leave.   You’ve probably seen his articles breaking stories (or deals) [...]

27 07, 2018

Retail Design Institute: Business Owners Talk Retail Apocalypse or Retail Renaissance

By | 2018-07-27T19:05:47+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Retail Design Institute: Business Owners Talk Retail Apocalypse or Retail Renaissance

In an abandoned munitions depot in North End, Charlotte, I saw down with 5 incredible retailers at an RDI event, whom I likely wouldn’t have met with just 5 years ago.   Kathleen Jordan has been a retail practice area leader for over 20 years, with a bustling Italian food business.   Caleb Clark owns [...]

12 07, 2018

Wise Tips on Early Success and Scaling to Enterprise from Tommy Timmins (Plus How to Pour a Perfect Guinness)

By | 2018-07-12T18:00:45+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Wise Tips on Early Success and Scaling to Enterprise from Tommy Timmins (Plus How to Pour a Perfect Guinness)

Tommy is a fast-talking New Yorker, and he knows his stuff.   His dad was a NYC officer who, in an attempt to prepare for retirement, bought a restaurant called the Sugar Bowl, where Tommy worked during his summers.   Tommy moved to Charlotte to attend college. He saw the opportunity and development happening in [...]

27 06, 2018

Andy Misiaveg (Shopping Center Group) on the Transformation of Commercial Real Estate

By | 2018-06-27T18:53:11+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Andy Misiaveg (Shopping Center Group) on the Transformation of Commercial Real Estate

   Andy Misiaveg is a partner in the Charlotte office of the Shopping Center Group. He’s responsible for over 700 million – give or take a few thousand – since his career started almost 20 years ago.   Andy comes from a real estate family. His father, Bill Misiaveg, is a major player in the retail [...]

7 06, 2018

Wooden Robot Brewery CEO talks innovation, scaling challenges, and expansion plans.

By | 2018-06-12T18:56:13+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Wooden Robot Brewery CEO talks innovation, scaling challenges, and expansion plans.

  A few years ago, I got a call out of the blue from a friend saying that a few guys from Florida were heading up north to blow North Carolina out of the water with their unique brewing style and delicious beers. I get a lot of calls like that, but it’s rare to [...]