Don Childress and Fred Klein begin working together in Trammell Crow’s Philadelphia office.
Fred Klein moves to Charlotte to open the Trammell Crow office.
Construction begins on Charlotte Plaza, a 27-story, 615,000 SF office tower in Center City.
Land is cleared for Pine Brook Business Center, a 110-acre master planned business park in Southwest Charlotte
Construction begins on Woodland Business Park at I-77 and I-85 in North Charlotte, culminating in 10 buildings totaling 1.2 million SF.
100 Galleria opens as the first office tower in Atlanta Galleria Office Park, an 86.8-acre landmark on I-285, ultimately becoming over 2 million SF of Class A office space.
Work begins on The Arboretum, a retail and office landmark at the intersection of Providence Road and Pineville-Matthews Road in South Charlotte.
Construction begins on One Wells Fargo Center, a 1 million SF iconic office tower in Center City Charlotte.
LakePointe Office Park opens in Southwest Charlotte with Belk’s 582,000 SF corporate headquarters, the first in the development of 23 buildings totaling 3.3 million SF of suburban office space.
Childress Klein is formed, retaining ownership of 6 million SF of commercial property, including One Wells Fargo Center and LakePointe in Charlotte.
Childress Klein rebuilds its Charlotte warehouse and distribution portfolio, adding Brookwood Business Park and NorthPark Business Park, encompassing approximately 6 million SF of Class A industrial space.
The 422-room Hilton Hotel is added to the One Wells Fargo Center complex.
Childress Klein expands to develop industrial space in Charleston, SC.
Construction begins on Kingsley Park, a 660,000 SF office park in Fort Mill, SC.
Three Wells Fargo Center opens in Center City Charlotte at the corner of Tryon Street and 3rd Street.
Development begins on the Promenade on Providence, a lifestyle-oriented, open-air retail center at the intersection of Providence Road and I-485.
The Green, an award-winning mixed-use development, opens in Center City Charlotte that includes office space, retail, the Ratcliffe condominiums and a 750-space underground parking garage covered with a 1.5-acre urban park
RiverGate Shopping Center, a pedestrian-friendly outdoor shopping venue, opens in Southwest Charlotte
One Harbour Place, the beginning of a three-building, 300,000 SF office park, opens in the town of Davidson
On behalf of Wells Fargo, Childress Klein completes the $1 billion redevelopment of South Tryon Street, that includes The Levine Center for the Arts. As part of this project, Childress Klein also developed The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, The Knight Theater, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Mint Museum Uptown, and the 1.5 million SF Duke Energy Center tower, which was the first and tallest building to earn LEED® Platinum for USGBC’s Core & Shell sustainability certification.
Childress Klein constructs Element Uptown, a 352-unit high-rise residential community overlooking Romare Bearden Park and the Charlotte Knights Baseball Stadium. Element South (now Element Ballantyne), a 281-unit garden apartment community in the Ballantyne area, begins construction. Construction begins on the 429,000 SF U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at LakePointe Corporate Center.
Development of the 800,000 SF Ridge Creek West Distribution Center in Southwest Charlotte begins.
Ground is broken on Waverly, the 90-acre master planned, mixed-use development at Providence Road and I-485.
Construction begins on 525 South Church Street, a 43-story, 394-unit residential tower above the Mint Museum Uptown in Center City.
Childress Klein develops the new corporate headquarters for Sealed Air at LakePointe Corporate Center in Southwest Charlotte. Element Music Row™, a 19-story LEED® Silver Certified luxury residential tower with 431 units, opens in Nashville, TN.
Construction is completed in Fort Mill, SC on the five-story, 250,000 SF headquarters complex for Lash Group at Kingsley Park and the new 450,000 SF corporate headquarters for LPL Financial.
Adding a residential component to the Levine Center for the Arts cultural campus, Museum Tower a 394-unit, 43-story luxury apartment tower opens above the Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte.
Designed to bring people together, Waverly a 90-acre mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly development welcomes its first retail tenants, providing residents of South Charlotte an experience-rich urban destination in a suburban location.
Childress Klein completes the Nexus, a six-story creative office building within the Waverly community in south Charlotte.
Consolidating nearly 6,000 Charlotte employees, Duke Energy selects Childress Klein to develop a new high-rise office tower onSouth Tryon Street directly across from the current Duke Energy Center headquarters.
Lowe’s selects Charlotte for its new global technology center, as Childress Klein breaks grounds on the Design Center Tower located in South End.
The first retail tenants and apartment residents move into the highly anticipated development Apex SouthPark and Element SouthPark.
Nashville mixed-use high-rise Element Music Row is sold for $185.1 million — with the per-apartment price shattering the previous local record. The Lowe’s Global Technology Center in South End sells for a record price per square foot. Childress Klein begins development on a 250-acre mixed-use business park called The Concourse located in the Steele Creek area.