Many of Piedmont’s properties have large, nationally recognized lead tenants with significant long-term space requirements. Meredi Lee is responsible for National Accounts & Tenant Relations and specifically dedicated to providing personalized service attentive to the needs of our tenants.
Within this realm, they have responsibility for forging and managing relationships with many Fortune 500 and nationally recognized corporate real estate executives.
Piedmont believes that this national program and strategic partnership is a differentiator from competitors and allows them the ability to leverage these relationships to promote incremental leasing and investment opportunities across the portfolio.
Through a tenant-focused approach, Piedmont is committed to fostering strong relationships with national corporate real estate executives, coming to understand their long-term business needs with the objective of becoming their preferred landlord.
This landlord/tenant relationship opens up a direct line of communication with these "decision makers" allowing Piedmont to anticipate and meet its tenants' real estate needs, relative to such things as, new lease execution, lease renewals, expansions, consolidations, and relocation requirements.
Another part of Piedmont's relationship platform is dedicated to providing networking opportunities for corporate real estate executives. In its hosting of several regional and national events throughout the year, Piedmont creates a forum which allows for the dynamic exchange of real estate ideas and topical subjects trending in the industry.
"I have been very impressed with the quality of the events hosted by Piedmont. Being a participant has afforded me the opportunity to engage and network with a group of my real estate peers which I greatly appreciate."
"I appreciate the principal-to-principal relationship that I have built with Piedmont's National Accounts team. There have been multiple times when a quick meeting or phone call provided an efficient means for doing business, ultimately, saving me time. The relationships developed because of the Corporate Relationship team has proven invaluable and demonstrate that they value me, and my business."
"I have personally experienced the benefit of Piedmont's National Accounts team when we were a tenant and a confusing question arose. I picked up the phone and called them and the issue was resolved within just a few days. Piedmont's tenant focused approach really helped in getting this issue resolved quickly and easily. Their team of professionals are first quality."