Bridget has more than 10 years of land planning and urban design experience in both the private and public sector. Before joining the firm, Bridget was a planning coordinator for the City of Charlotte providing technical and design guidance on complex development projects, policy implementation, and community planning.
She served as the project manager leading the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Zoning Ordinance rewrite, administered the City’s Mixed Used Development District and was involved in day-to-day land development and policy decisions for south Charlotte including the Park/Montford, SouthPark and Ballantyne areas.
Bridget is a member of the Urban Land Institute Charlotte District Council, ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative former chair and current national Urban Development Mixed Use Product Council member.
Bridget’s planning and design experience includes zoning interpretation, land development permitting, long range comprehensive land use planning, land acquisition for public spaces, greenway master planning and construction management, and corridor revitalization initiatives. Her experience has given her extensive knowledge in coordinating public/private projects and developing solutions that balance community interest, regulatory standards and real estate trends.
Some of the development projects that Grant worked on while a member of the City of Charlotte Planning Department include:
- SouthPark Mall Redevelopment
- Morrison Place
- Capitol Tower
- Waverly (co-lead)
- Rea Farms (co-lead)
- Providence Farms
- Colony Apartment Redevelopment
- Park/Montford & Park Road Shopping Center
Bridget also provided leadership on the following community planning initiatives:
- South Corridor Infrastructure Plans, Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Department, Lightrail related infrastructure improvement projects at station areas (bike lanes, sidewalk, public art, intersection improvements)
- Rocky River Area Plan, Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Department. Grant played a lead role in the development of the design guidelines for the Rocky River area in northeast Charlotte
- Little Sugar Creek Greenway, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. Grant was the project manager for the development of the transformative Little Sugar Creek Greenway Master Plan. Originally envisioned as a 13 mile greenway trail, in recent years, this greenway is now part of the larger Cross Charlotte Trail
- Moore & Van Allen Zoning, Entitlement & Land Use team featured in CBJ article: Charlotte law firm Moore & Van Allen adds former city zoning administrator to land-use team05.2023
- RENDERINGS: How this Charlotte developer gained neighborhood support for project at prime site in ElizabethCharlotte Business Journal, 07.2019