ULI Triangle: The Glen Lennox Tour and Lunch


2021-10-19T11:30:00 - 2021-10-19T13:30:00

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    Glen Lennox Will open in a new window 5 Hamilton RD Chapel Hill, NC 27517-4029 UNITED STATES
    Glen Lennox is one of the first mid-century modern planned communities in the country. Come tour this unique property; retail, office and living setting. Hear about the development and vision for the Glen Lennox revival. Then join us for lunch catered by the CoCo Bean. Hope to see you in Chapel Hill!


    Standard Pricing Until October 18 Members Non-Members
    Private $25.00 $35.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $20.00 $30.00
    Retired $20.00 N/A
    Student $20.00 $30.00
    Under Age 35 $20.00 $30.00

    Glen Lennox 5 Hamilton RD Chapel Hill, NC 27517-4029 UNITED STATES

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    Dwight Bassett

    Economic Development Officer, Town of Chapel Hill

    Dwight Bassett is the Director of Economic Development & Parking Services for Chapel Hill and has served on the Urban Land Institute, previously as Membership Chair, on the Management Committee, and as Co-chair of the Innovation and Technology committee. He was also recognized as the Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Foundation in 2015. He attended Samford University, majored in Business Administration and minored in music. He has spent the last 35 years in urban and economic development. He also has owned three coffee shops, two retail stores, a consulting business and a woodworking studio while working in government. He has led most all aspects of economic development ranging from initial planning and visions to complex financing of commercial and housing projects. He was hired to work for the Town in 2007 and has spent the last fourteen years implementing the Economic Development Strategy (2008), completing retail, office and housing market analysis for bench-marking purposes. Subsequently the Town adopted a new Commercial Development Strategy (2016) with the Vision of “Taking our place on the map of like cities in research and development.” Dwight has led planning initiatives for downtown, Ephesus-Fordham and Rosemary streets, engineering for Ephesus-Fordham area, and other projects like the Small Art Business Loan Program to help fund FRANK Arts Collective, Internal Development Review Assessment, Affordable Housing work, parking studies and management, and, related issues for downtown. He was instrumental in the founding of LaUNCh venture lab, and the subsequent co-working / Stage II spaces.


    Pam Hemminger

    Mayor, Town of Chapel Hill

    Pam Hemminger was elected Mayor in November 2015 after 30 years of service to the Chapel Hill community. Her previous elected offices include terms as an Orange County Commissioner (2008–2012) and as chair and vice chair of the Chapel Hill–Carrboro City School Board (2004–2008). She has served on other government bodies including the Town’s Parks and Recreation Commission and Greenways Commission and as chair of the Upper Neuse River Basin Authority. Hemminger’s longtime passions include the environment and social justice, and she recently served on the boards of several area nonprofits, including Orange County Habitat for Humanity, the Triangle Land Conservancy, Rainbow Soccer and Historic Moorefields, and is past chairwoman of the Orange-Chatham Sierra Club.


    Joe Dye

    Executive Vice President, Commercial, Grubb Properties

    Joe is responsible for Grubb Properties’ commercial division including leasing, property management, and maintenance. He has worked in many facets of commercial real estate over his over two decades as a real estate professional, and has experience in development, brokerage and asset management. Joe has completed more than 3 million square feet of commercial development valued over $500 million together with over $350 million in brokerage transactions. He serves on Grubb Properties’ investment committee, which reviews and approves all new investments and business plans. Joe joined the company in 2016 after 14 years with American Asset Corporation, a diversified commercial real estate company, where he was an executive vice president overseeing the Raleigh, North Carolina office. Prior to that, he worked for the Trammell Crow Company and Faison in Atlanta, Georgia. Joe received a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University and Certificate in Building Construction from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional. Joe currently serves on the NAIOP Raleigh Durham Board and is an active member of NAIOP. He is a past Board member for Second Chance Pet Adoptions and serves on the Board of the Holy Michael Foundation at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.