Joe Padilla

Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition

Biography

Joe Padilla was named REBIC’s executive director after nearly 15 years in Atlanta’s real estate industry. In addition to an extensive background in regulatory affairs, he has managed the acquisition and entitlement of raw land and residential lots for both a large national home builder and a land development company.

A native of Long Island, N.Y., Joe graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in journalism and earned his MBA from Georgia State University. He is a 2005 graduate of Atlanta’s Regional Leadership Institute and has served on the board of directors of both the Regional Business Coalition and the Council for Quality Growth, a not-for-profit trade organization promoting balanced and responsible growth in the metro Atlanta region.

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Apr 28, 2015
    A bill in the General Assembly would end a decades-old provision for rezonings, the protest petition. It lets nearby property owners force a supermajority City Council vote on a rezoning. Read two opposing views: Dilworth resident Jill Walker opposes the bill; Joe Padilla of the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition supports it. 
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Apr 28, 2015
    A bill in the General Assembly would end a decades-old provision for rezonings, the protest petition. It lets nearby property owners force a supermajority City Council vote on a rezoning. Read two opposing views: Dilworth resident Jill Walker opposes the bill; Joe Padilla of the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition supports it. 
  • plancharlotte.org
    Apr 28, 2015
    A handful of neighboring property owners could no longer defeat proposed development project that is supported by, and in the best interest of, the larger community. Joe Padilla argues for a proposal to scrap protest petitions. 
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Apr 28, 2015
    A handful of neighboring property owners could no longer defeat proposed development project that is supported by, and in the best interest of, the larger community. Joe Padilla argues for a proposal to scrap protest petitions. 
  • plancharlotte.org
    Mar 18, 2013
    Joe Padilla: The debate over “Zoning/Design & Aesthetic Controls,” (House Bill 150) concerns two basic issues: first, how much government control we want over our power of consumer choice, and second, whether we want N.C. government to function as its founders intended.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Sep 24, 2012
    Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx argues the merits of political consolidation as the route forward to economic development and improved public services. Love the idea or hate it, some regional cooperation is needed.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Mar 22, 2012
    A city task force looking to expand housing opportunities for the less affluent is on the right track with the idea of a voluntary density bonus.