THINK BEYOND WALLS

LPA Urban is a real estate team that creates one of a kind places in the city.

ABOUT US

LPA Urban is a boutique arm of Lat Purser & Associates that specializes in urban acquisitions and development throughout the Southeast.

We leverage concentrated market knowledge, homegrown relationships and sixty years of experience to create unique investment opportunities, particularly in high growth areas of the region’s top cities for job creation and population growth.

We believe in earned integrity, long term investment perspectives and design first development, which influence every opportunity we approach.

THE TEAM

Mark Miller
Acquisitions & Development
Mark Miller
Acquisitions & Development

Mark leads acquisitions and development for LPA Urban. He works directly with the leasing, construction management and property managers for each asset. Mark has worked with Lat Purser & Associates since 2006 and specializes in urban infill markets for the company.

Mark graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in psychology and was a four year letterman on the Virginia football team. He’s actively involved with the Urban Land Institute and serves on the board of Preserve Mecklenburg, Arts+ and Freemore West Partners. He lives in the historic district of Wesley Heights with his wife, Alyson, his daughter, Tatum and his dog, Chief.

Lat H. Purser
Acquisitions & Development
Lat H. Purser
Acquisitions & Development

Lat oversees financing and investor relations for LPA Urban. As the president of Lat Purser & Associates, Lat assists with company operations and asset management decisions. He also works with investment sales teams on exit strategies.

Lat graduated from Washington & Lee with a degree in Biology. He is active in the Urban Land Institute and serves on the board of the University Center Partners. He lives in Sedgefield with his wife Alice and his daughter Marloe.

Austin Tinsley
Construction Management
Austin Tinsley
Construction Management

In his role as Construction Manager, Austin oversees all aspects of project development and redevelopment for LPA Urban. He is also responsible for providing assistance with pricing, tenant improvement oversight, and move-in of office and retail tenants.

Austin has been in the Charlotte construction industry since 2010 with experience in managing new construction, tenant up-fits and renovations. He has managed and overseen close to $1.6 billion in construction throughout the southeast and joined LPA after gaining experience in managing construction as a general contractor, sub-contractor, representing owner groups and consulting for the railroad.

He is a licensed General Contractor and lives in the heart of Charlotte’s North Davidson district.

James Craig
Leasing & Brokerage
James Craig
Leasing & Brokerage

James handles leasing and brokerage for LPA Urban. He joined the company in 2017 after working as a tire changer for Hendrick Motor Sports’ pit crew team for five years. James graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Kinesiology and was a four year letterman on the East Carolina football team. He’s a member of the Charlotte Commercial Board of Realtors and lives in Charlotte’s rapidly growing district of Southend.

Alisse Desmond
Assistant

Alisse is responsible for providing assistance to LPA Urban’s marketing and communication efforts. Additionally, She handles lease administration and tenant prospecting for current assets. She’s a licensed broker in North Carolina and is a member of the Charlotte Commercial Board of Realtors. She earned a Business Administration degree from North Carolina State University.

So Cool! We just received these coffee bags that f So Cool! We just received these coffee bags that feature some of our favorite places near the projects we’re working on. This was a little marketing collab between @enderlycoffeeco and @yellowduckmktg. They did an AMAZING job for us and we love sharing these gifts with people that help make these projects happen. And of course, the coffee is delicious!
Well this is cool. Thanks to @edifice_inc for prov Well this is cool. Thanks to @edifice_inc for providing this time lapse video of our 2317 Thrift Rd project for @wray_ward. Half adaptive reuse half new construction - @edifice_inc Makes it look easy! It’s been such a fun project to work on for a very special company in @Wray_ward. We’ve learned a lot from them!  Now, @redline_design_group just crushed the Design. I mean, the interior photos ... They. Are. RIDICULOUS. can’t wait to share those in a few weeks!
We took our mascot, Chief, over to @thedogsalon in We took our mascot, Chief, over to @thedogsalon in plaza midwood and boy did they do him up right. They’re another great establishment in this neighborhood. @support.charlotte.local
We love cities, but we also love getting away from We love cities, but we also love getting away from them.  Mark, Alyson and Tatum Miller mountain trip this past weekend :)
We just took off the plaster wall on the front fac We just took off the plaster wall on the front facade of 2501 The Plaza and found all this brick! This will look bad ass when we’re done with it. Also caught up with Shannon Hughes at #davidweeklyhomes and he said things are going well on their townhome development behind us. This little pocket of Villa Heights is going to be a one of a kind nook in the neighborhood.
Great shot by @cltdevelopment illustrating activit Great shot by @cltdevelopment illustrating activity in South End and along the Stonewall corridor. This too shall pass!
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We rise and will continue to rise. Count the Cranes.

How many active construction projects do you count in this awesome aerial shot. 
And yes I counted Leather and Lace, cuz I’m cheeky. .
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Photo Jacob Sharp
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We like Freedom Park. But especially in this time, We like Freedom Park. But especially in this time, it’s reminding us the value of space, outdoors and activity. There are great ideas to steal from this place.
We met the Copper Builders team who are developing We met the Copper Builders team who are developing the Altura Townhomes on Mint St. Love their design. This 31 Townhome development is going to be a great addition to Mint St along with LPA Urban and @lischerong development’s 15 Mint adaptive reuse project. The Gold District is getting hot!
Wow. We’re blown away by what @haerfestcoffeeroa Wow. We’re blown away by what @haerfestcoffeeroastingco is doing on the West side. Brewing great coffee and providing jobs for people with disabilities. These guys are what makes our City special. Check them out and buy a bag!
Getting close to breaking ground on these 5 wareho Getting close to breaking ground on these 5 warehouse buildings in Southend. Right on top of the Rudisil Gold Mine - “15 Mint”
Great read on the importance of Authentic Spaces. Great read on the importance of Authentic Spaces. It’s exciting to see this evolution in the Carolinas. Google Cushman Wakefield cool streets report for full article.
Saw this gravel-lok in DC a while back and trying Saw this gravel-lok in DC a while back and trying to find a place for it in one of our projects. Great for bikes, dogs, running, etc
Kevin and Laura @hellohoneyclt doing their thing i Kevin and Laura @hellohoneyclt doing their thing in Wesley Heights. They put a lot of love in that honey :)

LPA URBAN INVESTMENTS


Wray Ward Building

2317 Thrift Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208

38,300 SF office development

Fat City

3123 N Davidson St Charlotte, NC 28205

8,882 SF retail acquisition

233 N Main

233 N Main St Greenville, SC 29601

28,800 SF mixed use acquisition

5 & 15 W Broughton

5 & 15 W Broughton Savannah, GA 31401

20,000 SF retail acquisition

Seneca Commons

4805 Park Rd Charlotte, NC 28209

15,348 SF retail acquisition

Plaza Hill

2501 The Plaza Charlotte, NC 28205

Plaza Hill
21,000 SF retail development

15 Mint

1513 – 1515 S Mint St Charlotte, NC 28203

12,000 SF retail development (in partnership with Lischerong Development)

2100 NoDa

2100 N Davidson St Charlotte, NC 28205

18,000 SF retail development

The Dealership

119 Oakland Ave Rock Hill, SC 29730

Oakland Auto

18,000 SF retail development

1003 Louise Ave

1003 Louise Ave Charlotte, NC 28205

76,000 SF warehouse acquisition

Park Montford

4500 Park Rd Charlotte, NC 28209

4,701 SF located in Montford Park, Charlotte, NC

CONTACT US

Mark Miller
mark.h.miller@latpurser.com
704.519.4247

OUR OFFICE

4530 Park Road, Suite 410
Charlotte, NC, 28205

CONTACT US

Mark Miller
mark.h.miller@latpurser.com
704.519.4247

OUR OFFICE

4530 Park Road, Suite 410
Charlotte, NC, 28205