Nathan Doolittle, PE, LEED BD+C, is a civil engineer, and a Partner at LandDesign where he leads many of the firm’s large-scale public and private infrastructure projects. His understanding of how public policy guides development is reflected in his ability to bring together public and private interests in order to advance community-oriented projects. Having spent his career practicing in Charlotte, Nate advocates for sustainable growth that considers the long-term economic and environmental impact.
Since 2017, Nate has been closely involved with the creation of Charlotte’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), serving on the advisory committee responsible for providing feedback on how the UDO can help shape the region for the next decade. Nate’s participation in the development and approval of the UDO has prepared LandDesign to implement and uphold its intent in design.
Nate is a champion of the Charlotte region and approaches every project with the desire to build value beyond its physical boundaries. This is most evident in the number of public-private-partnership developments he is involved with, including Ballantyne Reimagined, Camp North End, and downtown Kannapolis. As a leader at LandDesign, Nate’s entrepreneurial energy has driven him to explore new markets, advance the firm’s engineering practice, and inspire young professionals. Outside of the office, Nate makes time for his family and shares his passion for golf with his son.
Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition (REBIC)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
ULI Regional Market Impact Council, former Chair
Greater Charlotte Apartment Association
Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), former Board Member
City of Charlotte Development Services Technical Advisory Committee (DSTAC), former Chair
City of Charlotte Ordinance Advisory Committee
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt University