MRED students in the August and December 2017 classes toured Charlotte on Friday, April 7, 2017. ABRED Director Dave Chandler of Faison and MRED Alumni Charlie Rulick, ’07 and Chad Platt, ’15 both of Miller-Valentine Group discussed NoDa and Chadbourn Mill as part of a walking tour. Chadbourne Mill, a 1947 hosiery mill, was the site for the 2015 MRED Practicum Presentations. MRED Alumni Rob Turk ’15 of Levine Properties gave a tour of First Ward Park and the Google Fiber Building. Faison hosted students for lunch in their offices followed by a presentation on city trends from Michael Smith with Charlotte Center City Partners in their offices.
Andrew Baysden ’15 and Jim Kwasnowski of Crescent Communities ended the day’s tours with a presentation on current construction and timeline for Stonewall Station set to open in late 2017.