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Changing the Face of Affordable Housing

In our previous article we discussed the stigma of affordable housing. Most people associate low-income housing with crime, poverty and lack of contribution to society. That is simply not the case and it shouldn’t be a generalization for affordable housing. With rising housing costs and increased construction costs the solution has begun affecting more and more people. In this article we will address the demographics affected by the lack of affordable housing. Understanding who the affordable housing crisis affects is a step towards community buy-in. With little to no understanding of the affordable housing demographic, many people take the stance,

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Congratulations, Michael!

Michael Stephenson, NarmourWright’s (NWA) lead construction administrator, has been elected for his second term as part of the Building Development Commission (BDC). Michael was nominated by the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association (GCAA). The Building Development Commission reviews, advises and makes recommendations to the Board and Code Enforcement. To learn more about the significant matters that impact the design and construction community that the BDC discusses and resolves, view the quarterly newsletter here. Why is the BDC important to Mecklenburg County? The BDC allows our industry the opportunity to have a forum in which to communicate our concerns and present our feedback

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Continuing Education

At NarmourWright we believe that it’s vital to provide continuing education opportunities for our staff. This includes AIA standard lunch & learns each week that all employees are encouraged to attend. These informative sessions allow us to learn more about industry products and practices from various manufacturers therefore allowing us to keep up with the state-of-the-art products and designs we’re seeing across the country. We also conduct internal lunch & learns when a member of our staff has insight into a specific practice or has gained additional knowledge based on his/her learning experiences. Additionally, we support our staff by advancing their

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NarmourWright Hires People, Not Resumes

NarmourWright is currently looking for extraordinary people to solve the (architectural) world’s problems. If you don’t have rock star potential then read no further. We are currently looking to fill an Intern position. Hey, you have to start somewhere, right? Things we would like to see in a candidate: Experience in Revit is a must Someone with at least some experience working in a firm Candidate on the path to licensure (preferred but not required) However, if you want to get licensed, we have a proven track record for helping you knock that off your bucket list! Position has virtually

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