Triangle Business Journal Honors Jim Goodmon with Prestigious Pillar Award

Jim Goodmon
CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon

The Triangle Business Journal recently honored CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon for enhancing the Triangle region and have the foresight to create a thriving work, play and living space out of the abandoned American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham.

He received the award at the 2012 SPACE Awards luncheon on Thursday, January 26, 2012, at the North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh.

The Pillar Award is the most prestigious of the 22 SPACE awards presented by the TBJ each year.  The award honors an individual in the Triangle’s commercial real estate industry, based on “the individual’s community service, real estate industry service and leadership.”

“Goodmon was honored for the risk he took in undertaking the renovation of the American Tobacco Campus, adjacent to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park,” wrote TBJ’s Jessica Carusillo. 

Durham Mayor Bill Bell made the Pillar Award presentation to Goodmon.

Goodmon then spoke about regionalism and investing in education among other things.

“This is a region and we need to act like it,” Goodmon said.

  • Watch more of Goodmon’s speech on the TBJ website here.  



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