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Welcome to The Power of Design podcast, where we have inspiring conversations that explore the intersection of architecture, construction, and real estate, so we can understand the dynamics and trends that shape an exciting and powerful built environment.

The Power of Design Jack Ossa

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Welcome to The Power of Design podcast, where we have inspiring conversations that explore the intersection of architecture, construction, and real estate, so we can understand the dynamics and trends that shape an exciting and powerful built environment.

    86. Effective Tenant Representation with Piers Wates.

    86. Effective Tenant Representation with Piers Wates.

    In this episode of the Power of Design Podcast we had the privilege of speaking with Piers Wates, a seasoned expert in real estate strategy and tenant representation. Piers brings a wealth of experience to the table as part of CBRE’s Tenant Representation Group, where he specializes in guiding occupiers through the intricate landscape of real estate. This is our conversation with Piers Piers Wates.
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    85. Elevating Site Design with Seamon Whiteside.

    85. Elevating Site Design with Seamon Whiteside.

    In this episode of the Power of Design Podcast, the guests are Taylor Critcher and Trey Little, both directors of the Charlotte office of Seamon Whiteside, a 200-person Civil engineering and Site design firm serving North and South Carolina.

    During our conversation, we discussed their professional journey, how to establish a presence in a new market, and what it takes to grow a successful business and client relationships. This is my conversation with Seamon Whiteside.
     
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    84. Second Chances with Saichelle McNeill

    84. Second Chances with Saichelle McNeill

    Our guest today is Saichelle McNeill, the visionary founder behind Washroom Laundry. Saichelle's love for laundry shines as a central theme in her life. What's equally impressive is her commitment to social impact, an avid advocate for offering second chances, proudly employing individuals with criminal records, and actively contributing to the betterment of the community in Charlotte, NC. Join us as we uncover the inspiring journey and values of this incredible entrepreneur who is transforming an industry and championing inclusivity and community empowerment.
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    83. CRE Investing with William Hodges.

    83. CRE Investing with William Hodges.

    Our guest today is William Hodges. William founded Piedmont Capital in 2021, a commercial real estate firm that focuses on the acquisition of core-plus and value-added real estate investment opportunities throughout the Carolinas.
    William is responsible for the strategic direction of Piedmont Capital and sources all opportunities for the company. Join us as we delve deep into William Hodges' journey, exploring the milestones, challenges, and triumphs that have shaped him and his team into the real estate visionaries they are today.
     
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    82. Building Dreams with Jefferson Ovalle.

    82. Building Dreams with Jefferson Ovalle.

    Our guest today is Jefferson Ovalle, CEO of Genesis Construction. Jefferson and his team specialize in retail renovations, self-storage transformations, and new build-ups, boasting an impressive portfolio that spans over 1 million square feet of construction.
    Their expertise also extends to exterior building imaging and the overall improvement of real estate footprints, making them pioneers in revitalizing self-storage facilities.

    Jefferson is a passionate first-generation immigrant from Colombia, who not only takes immense pride in his
    work but also places his family at the core of his world.
     
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    • 54 min
    81. Office Leasing with Stephanie Spivey

    81. Office Leasing with Stephanie Spivey

    In today's episode, I talked to Stephanie Spivey with CBRE, having started her tenure at CBRE in 2012. Since then, she has honed her skills and expertise, collaborating extensively with both the Charlotte and Chicago Office Agency Leasing teams.
    Join us as we delve deep into Stephanie's experiences and learn insights from her remarkable career in the ever-evolving world of commercial real estate.
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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

sha2love ,

A true thought leader!!

Jack is doing such amazing work with the POD podcast! Thank you so much for having me on as a guest. Your ability to connect with your guests and your listeners is truly a gift. You bring thought-provoking questions, universally applicable content, and undeniable passion to each episode. I’m inspired by your drive and your work ethic. Thank you again, and I am excited about the future of POD! You rock Jack!

Bgraha23 ,

An engaging listen!

Jack’s topics and guests provide just an immense amount of content and advice that is applicable far beyond just Charlotte and the commercial real estate industry. Anyone in business can benefit from listening.

SAT hello ,

⭐️ Amazing time, thanks Jack! ⭐️ 📈⭐️☀️

Thank you Jack for inviting me on! I caught up on 9 episodes of this great podcast and have been entertained and informed. Well done in offering a quality listen 🎧! Cheers!

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