(Charlottesville, Virginia – January 31) The Board of Directors of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, meeting last week, approved and agreed to the Chamber’s alignment with the recently formed Charlottesville Area Development Round Table – CADRe as a round table of the Chamber.
“Our Chamber welcomes CADRe as another Chamber Round Table,” said Joseph Raichel, Wells Fargo Senior Vice President – Regional Business Banking Executive, who serves as 2017 Chairman of the Board of Directors of our Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Many of the firms in CADRe are Chamber members and together we can be that much more effective, helping to create a more positive business environment and better quality of life.”
“We are pleased to bring CADRe under the broader umbrella of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber,” Greg Powe, AIA, CADRe Co-Chair, Principal of Powe Studio Architects, stated. “This will help provide greater resources to further the Development Round Table’s mission to provide input to support the City and the County by promoting and enhancing effective and creative growth policies, implementation strategies and processes.”
Mark Kestner, AIA, CADRe Co-Chair, Principal, Henningsen Kestner Architects added, “CADRe’s initial initiatives include providing input into the City of Charlottesville’s current Code Audit, Design Standards Manual revisions and proposed Form-Based Code to codify the Strategic Investment Area, and to streamlining the City site plan approval process.”
The Chamber Charlottesville Area Development Round Table – CADRe – is a real estate & economic development round table within the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. CADRe is formed to be partners with City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County government leaders, professional staff, Chamber member enterprises and the Greater Charlottesville area citizens, to promote and enhance effective and creative growth policies, implementation strategies and processes.