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Charlotte Strong Challenge - Week Two Winners

Several Northwood team members participated in week two of the Charlotte Strong Challenge and got moving with activities like Zumba, bootcamp, barre class, walking, running, lifting weights, coaching sports and more. Help us congratulate our week two winners listed below and participate this week for a chance to become a winner for week three!

Congratulations to our week one winners!

Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne: Joelle Ferrugia
The Ballantyne: JD Draker
Courtyard Charlotte Ballantyne: Betty Clyburn
Northwood Office: Kevin Fry (pictured below)

Aloft Celebrates Housekeeping Appreciation Week

Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne celebrated Housekeeping Appreciation Week, September 10-14, which included a celebratory lunch at Chef Kwo. Thank you to all who support and work in our housekeeping teams!

The Ballantyne Featured in Travel and Leisure

Travel and Leisure featured The Ballantyne in its list of the best hotels for a fall foliage getaway amongst some of the country's top hotels. Thank you to our team for providing memorable experiences for our guests every season!


DATE: August 29, 2018
TO:  Northwood Office Employees
FROM: Marvin Burch, Director of Security
RE: Booker T. Hopkins III

Booker T. Hopkins III

I am excited to share that Booker Hopkins has joined Northwood Office as a security officer. In his new role, Booker will work with the security team to maintain a safe and secure environment for tenants, guests and employees, by patrolling and enforcing safety policies, conducting preventative inspections of the facilities and assisting with investigations.

Booker has nearly 15 years of industry experience, most recently at Allied Universal Security Services, where he provided security for the Water Ridge Office Park in Charlotte. Booker also served as Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corp.

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

Take on the Charlotte Chamber’s Charlotte Strong Challenge

Help Northwood lead the charge in Charlotte Chamber’s Charlotte Strong Challenge! All you have to do is track all minutes of any physical activity during the month of September. You can choose from activities like running, biking, hiking, swimming, Zumba, CrossFit, dancing, sports and more. All activity counts, so get creative and get moving!

Join the Challenge for a Chance to Win
Every week of the challenge, each Northwood Ballantyne property will choose one winner to receive a special prize! To enter, simply log your activity each week on the participant log in your break room.

Charlotte Chamber is also giving away prizes each week of the challenge on its social media channels.

For questions, please reach out to the wellness committee representative at your property.

Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne – Hugh Haye
The Ballantyne – Miguel Santana
Courtyard Charlotte Ballantyne – Linda Lemmons
The Golf Club at Ballantyne – Noelene Grosso
Northwood Office – Kelsea Moore
Northwood Retail – Cassandra Norwood
Staybridge Suites Charlotte Ballantyne – Lidia Stockmeister

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.

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