TSW recently held its annual company retreat to focus on successes of the previous year, goals for the upcoming year, check out a couple of intown projects, and have some fun.
The retreat started out on Thursday with a year in review presentation, looking at marketing, business development, and project highlights. Ellen Dunham-Jones then joined us and spoke about the New Urbanism outlook. We wrapped up the day with break-out groups to discuss what sets our company apart and how to build on those assets.
On Friday, we started out at Glenwood Park. Although we’ve visited Glenwood Park several times during past retreats, we were excited to see the new development and how the community has matured. We also got to hear from Stuart Meddin about the challenges and successes of the commercial area.
Next, we went to Inman Park Village and heard from developers Bruce Fernal and Mark Randall of JPX Works and neighborhood leaders Regina Brewer and Tamara Jones about working together to make sure that Inman Park Village became an asset for the neighborhood. We toured Inman Quarter, the new mixed-use development currently under construction, and checked out some model units.
The last stop of our retreat was John Wieland’s private art collection that focuses on the house. His collection is comprised of a variety of works, including sculptures, photography, paintings, and installations. Mr. Wieland was there to discuss the significance of different pieces and what has inspired him over the years.