Char Patterson [Member Profile]

Char Patterson headshot - woman looking at camera and smilingChar Patterson is NAIOPWA's 975th member and is an architect and partner with JPC Architects. The company opened its doors in 1986 with a primary focus on interior architecture and design. Based on their long-term relationships and the strength of their work, JPC Architects has evolved into one of the largest firms of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. While corporate interior architecture is the foundation of their portfolio, they also excel in retail, healthcare, small-scale shell and core, and hospitality. JPC Architects' collective team of 75 includes architects, interior designers, technical and administrative staff who share a commitment to meeting the business objectives of our clients while crafting inspirational, sustainable, and productive work places.

How long have you been with your company?
Since 1994 – 24 years.

What would you be doing if you weren't in commercial real estate?
Professional singer & football player.

What do you like best about your industry?
I love the exposure to numerous business leaders (our clients) that gives us great insight into how they run their businesses, what drives their goals, their culture and what they envision for the future.

What motivated you to join NAIOP? 
I have attended many NAIOP events through the years and have always considered it a great organization for real estate knowledge, deal-making, developing/strengthening relationships and a great asset for our community.

What do you do for relaxation/recreation?
Get massages and be on the water.

Tell us about an interesting book you’ve read recently:
James Comey – A Higher Loyalty

What is the number one item on your bucket list?
No planned bucket list – take it as it comes and have as much fun doing it before I go.

What advice would you give to someone just starting out in our industry?
Pay attention to the smallest details, never burn a bridge and always stick to your principles.

What's an interesting or unusual fact that most of your fellow NAIOP colleagues probably don't know about you?
I sang with the Seattle Choral and Seattle Symphony way back when.

Connect with Char on LinkedIn: Char Patterson is an architect, NCARB, Member One Global Design

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As member number 975 of NAIOPWA, Char received this opportunity to be featured on the NAIOP WA blog and in our newsletter, as well as free registration for herself and a guest to an upcoming breakfast meeting. Who will be our 1,000th member? Join today for your chance to be featured and receive a special event registration bonus.

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