Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Emily Brandewie Featured on Split Second Sound Blog

Catering Sales Manager Emily Brandewie represented The Ballantyne in Split Second Sound’s vendor spotlight of the week on May 23. The spotlight showcased different aspects of The Ballantyne that make it a remarkable experience for our guests including the genuine hospitality from our team.

Gallery Restaurant's Secret Brunch Dish Featured on Charlotte Five

Gallery Restaurant was featured in Charlotte Five's list of secret brunch menu items from six local restaurants for Executive Chef Garrett Merck's take on huevos rancheros.

Northwood Office Welcomes John Barton as President

We are pleased to share that John Barton has joined Northwood Office as president. He joins us with 23 years of experience in commercial real estate as a principal, intermediary, lender and lawyer. Most recently, John served as managing director and co-head of HFF’s Office Investment Advisory Group in Atlanta, where he handled sales of office buildings in the Southeast. Before joining HFF, John served as senior vice president and managing director of Parkway Properties, where he was responsible for the company’s Atlanta and Philadelphia markets. During his 16-year career at Parkway, he was directly involved in all aspects of asset management, including leasing, operations and joint ventures in multiple Sunbelt and Mid-Atlantic markets.

Ned Curran is continuing to stay involved in an advisory capacity as CEO Emeritus. View the announcement.

Leadership Tips from Charlotte Chamber's Health Care Summit

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce hosted its Health Care Summit on April 4 to take a deeper look into the current and future state of healthcare. Linda Lemmons, director of sales at Courtyard Charlotte Ballantyne, attended a panel at the summit focused on the Business of Transformational Leadership comprised of local CEOs including Novant Health's Carl Armato, Premier Inc.'s Susan Devore and Atrium Health's Gene Woods and moderated by Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles. Linda shared some of her takeaways from the panel that provide valuable tips for employees across all service industries. Take a look at Linda's notes and see how you can transform your leadership and service at work. Thanks for sharing these tips, Linda!

• Connect to a purpose in everything you do
• Be ready at any moment to change what you are into what you can be
• Servant leader
• Invest in programs to prevent burnout
• Drive more value to consumers
• Listen to who you are serving
• What are you doing for others?
• Learn new skills
• Embrace change
• Set an example
• Take care of yourself
• Take risks
• Do the right thing
• Have empathy

Northwood Completes Another Stream Clean in Ballantyne

Northwood Office team members completed a stream and a street cleaning for the Northwood adopted stream and street (on Ballantyne Commons) on May 15. Thank you for cleaning in the rain to help keep our community clean!

Interested in participating in the next stream cleaning? Contact Paul Cattieu to learn more.



DATE: May 14, 2018
TO:  Northwood Office Employees
FROM: Tom Pizzo, Executive Vice President
RE: Jana Dolder

Jana Dolder

I am excited to share that Jana Dolder has joined the property management team as director. Jana comes to the Northwood team from Colliers International, Charlotte division with 17 years of experience in the industry. At Colliers, she held the position of portfolio manager and led a portfolio of third party and internal property managers across the United States.

Jana is an active member of CREW Charlotte, where she currently serves on the strategic planning committee. Previously, she held positions on the board of directors as a liaison to both the sponsorship and programs committees and served on the member recognition committee.

Jana is a graduate of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia with a degree in interior design and property management. She resides in Charlotte with her husband, Eric, and three-year-old son, Matthew (they share a birthday!).

In her free time, Jana enjoys working out at Orangetheory Fitness and Flywheel, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Please join me in welcoming Jana to the Northwood Office team!

Northwood Office Takes on the Six on Six Volleyball Classic

Northwood Office participated in the 11th Annual Six on Six Volleyball Classic hosted by Childress Klein and Beacon Partners on May 10. This event brings local real estate companies together for a friendly competition that promotes camaraderie and networking while raising awareness and support for local charities. This year’s tournament benefits Freedom School Partners.

Staybridge Takes on Walking Wednesdays

The Staybridge Steppers walked a mile in Ballantyne for Walking Wednesday. Way to get healthy and represent Northwood! Send us your pictures of Walking Wednesdays.

Vote for The Ballantyne in Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards

Cast your vote for The Ballantyne in Conde Nast Traveler 2018 Readers Choice Awards! Voting ends on June 30.

Walking Wednesdays Have Begun!

The Aloft team kicked off Walking Wednesdays with a group walk on the first week of the challenge. Get out and walk for 30 minutes each Wednesday in May and send us your pictures!

The Ballantyne Featured in Carolina Bride

A beautiful fall wedding at The Lodge at Ballantyne was featured in Carolina Bride's wedding story section. View the feature.

Lodge Wedding

Northwood Retail Launches Website Redesign

Northwood Retail has launched the redesign of its website, We hope you enjoy the new look!

The Peloton Bike Now Available at Aloft

Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne has added The Peloton Bike to Re:Charge, its 24/7 fitness center. The Peloton allows in-house guests to enjoy live studio cycling with world class instructors and live on-demand classes. It offers a total immersive experience with an interactive touchscreen.

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