Founded by Charles Hodges & Gene Bodycott,
New Forum is a diverse company that specializes in development, operations & leasing.


Charles & Gene had a vision of sustainable developments with an emphasis on place-making. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina New Forum currently develops, manages and operates a portfolio that includes commercial mixed-use, hospitality, medical, multifamily, & senior living communities. 

Considered experts in Asset Management, Property Management, Food & Beverage
Multi-Family and Senior Living operations, New Forum’s portfolio consists of 20+ projects, each exhibiting an efficient use of resources and sensitivity to the issues of maintenance and management. With over $360 Million of office, retail, residential and special use projects, New Forum has become Charlotte’s leading provider of sustainable
master-planned developments, focusing on urban mixed-use and senior living communities.


New Forum

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Gene Bodycott
Board Member

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Mark Good
Vice President, Legal



Stephanie Shaffer
Human Resources Manager

Howard Schell
Service Technician


Jenna Lilly
Graphic Design & Special Projects Coordinator

Lastell Nall
Office Manager




Caitlin Judge
Property Manager


Anthony Lewis
Service Technician