Annual Chatham Development Briefing

By October 1, 2018News Feed

On August 29, 2018, Chatham Park joined over two hundred leaders, from all areas of business, at the Chatham Development Briefing held at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro. The briefing featured a panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Michael Walden, Economist and professor at NCSE. Panelists included Julian “Bubba” Rawl, Co-Owner Preston Development Co – Chatham Park, Alyssa Byrd, Interim President – Chatham Economic Development Corporation, Mark Reif, Human Resources & Community Relations Manager – Mountaire Farms, Mark Hall, Provost – Chatham County, Central Carolina Community College Chairman, Diana Hales – Chatham County Commissioners.

The panel engaged in positive discussion surround Chatham County’s economic forecast. Additionally, it was announced that the pace of job growth in Chatham County is the fastest it’s been in 25 years.  

This summer, Chatham Park began cleaning land for Phase One of our first residential community, The Vineyards. In August, the Eco Group was approved for its first 44-acre phase of Chatham Park, called Mosaic. Work is expected to begin in October and will take approximately 3 years to complete. The mixed-use development will include restaurants, condos, theaters and a hotel.

In photo, from left to right:  Julian “Bubba” Rawl – Co-Owner Preston Development Co – Chatham Park; Alyssa Bryd – Interim President – Chatham Economic Development Corporation; Mark Reif – Human Resources & Community Relations Manager – Mountaire Farms; Mark Hall – Provost – Chatham County – Central Carolina Community College Chairman; Diana Hales – Chatham County Commissioners; Dr. Michael Walden – Economist and professor at NCSU

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