Creating Leaders Spotlight: Turning CRE Visions into Fact
Posted On June 21, 2022 
By Marie Ruff 
And has No Remark

Commercial real estate gurus are generally drawn to the market for the chances to condition the communities in which they perform, reside, store and enjoy. Marianna Hunnicutt, P.E., ENV SP, a recipient of the 2021 Acquiring Leaders Award, mentioned, “My passion to be associated in CRE derives from a motivation to be grounded, still ground breaking, in my growth technique even though strategically using my strengths in sturdy partnerships with others to foster strong, resilient communities.” She is identified as a leader and collaborator across numerous disciplines who works to obtain helpful job growth alternatives.

Marianna Hunnicutt,

Hunnicutt is a accredited specialist engineer and Envision Sustainability Expert. She retains a Grasp of Science in Environmental Plan from Bard University her thesis centered on the viability of eco-industrial redevelopment at historically industrial brownfield web sites.

In her position with Kimley-Horn, Hunnicutt serves as a civil engineer/apply builder in the Southern Nevada private land growth sector specializing in industrial, retail, combined-use, office, sporting activities and gaming venues, and armed forces get the job done. Her duties incorporate job administration and coordination, customer communications, billing, complex layout consulting (web page selection, grading, earthworks, drainage, utilities, etcetera.), QA/QC, task entitlements and allowing, company coordination, soft expense cost estimates, feasibility research, specialized report writing, and customer complex illustration at general public agency hearings.

Hunnicutt is a graduate of NAIOP Southern Nevada’s Developing Leaders Institute (DLI). She has served in various leadership roles with the chapter, which include as a member of the plans committee as a committee member, class coordinator and teacher for the DLI the as co-chair of social media outreach for the communications committee and as a member of the sustainable advancement committee. In 2020, she was picked for the NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship for Gals and Underrepresented Gurus.

NAIOP requested this thoughtful and very well-rounded visionary about her advice for other Building Leaders and what’s following in her occupation.

NAIOP: Title a man or woman who has had a notable affect on your occupation.

Hunnicutt: Jody Walker Belsick and Treasea Wolf, occupation-prolonged organization partners and achieved practice builders with Kimley-Horn, have had a great influence on my profession. These two powerhouse gals — proficient, intelligent, and intentional — thought in me, challenged me and have constantly been there to aid decide me up when I stumbled. I came throughout an anonymous estimate several years ago: ‘It’s a rare man or woman who can take treatment of hearts whilst also getting treatment of small business.’ This defines the illustration of servant management Jody and Treasea embody, and that which I aspire to have on.

NAIOP: What is your advice for Establishing Leaders early in their careers?

Hunnicutt: Get out of your convenience zones — that is where all the magic happens! Sure, it’s frightening, risky or possibly a bit (or a large amount!) awkward. Nevertheless, it is all about the journey, and these moments are exceptionally impressive building blocks toward some thing great. I’m a firm believer we every single have the responsibility to just take cost and accountability of our future. So go for it and empower those people around you to do the exact same!

NAIOP: What is 1 professional aim you would like to attain in the coming 12 months?

Hunnicutt: Las Vegas is a city complete of possibility and untapped possible. Traditionally dependent on the gaming sector, we are now viewing an encouraging development trajectory and financial diversification including expert sports, leisure, blended-use, e-commerce, producing, technological innovation and a lot more. This impending year, my objective is to be a section of bringing or encouraging increase a new marketplace sector in Southern Nevada. One particular of the most rewarding factors of my work is doing work with unbelievably proficient groups and people today to support transform a “vision” into fact.

NAIOP: What do you like to do outside of get the job done?

Hunnicutt: I completely enjoy vacation and the good outside. Some of my favored pursuits involve mountain biking, highway cycling, hiking, snowboarding, climbing, camping, fishing and kayaking. I have two Belgian Malinois puppies that join me on a lot of of my adventures. Just one of my beloved trips was a weeklong mountain biking excursion in the distant portion of the Scottish Highlands. I have designs to mountain bike in Slovenia from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea.

Read far more about the 2021 Acquiring Leaders in Development journal. Programs for the 2022 Developing Leaders Award are open by June 24 – utilize now!