Chapel Hill, NC, May 28, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Chatham County entrepreneur Chris Ehrenfeld was recently given the Triangle Business Journal's 2015 ‘40 Under 40 Leadership’ Award. The award recognizes 'outstanding professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions to their organizations and to the community.' A panel of five judges selected this year’s 40 from a field of more than 250 nominees.
A native of Pittsburgh, Ehrenfeld received his bachelor’s degree from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. After graduation, he chose to remain in Chapel Hill. Since then, he has built several successful businesses from scratch, including Bold Construction and Domicile Realty.
In the past 15 years, Bold Construction has become one of the Triangle’s top custom builders. Bold Construction is also involved in commercial development and is the lead developer in Governors Village, one of Chapel Hill’s boutique neighborhoods.
Ehrenfeld and his team of professional agents have also grown Domicile Realty into the #1 general brokerage firm in North Chatham County. In 2012, they acquired Governors Club Realty, invigorating the brand and re-establishing it as the premiere real estate brokerage for the Governors Club gated golf community. And last year, Domicile received the 2015 People’s Choice Award for Best Real Estate Agency from the readers of the Chapel Hill News.
In addition to his business endeavors, Ehrenfeld serves on the boards of several local non-profits. He is the Chair of the CEF (Chatham Education Foundation), the Chair of the Chatham EDC (Economic Development Corporation) and the Vice President for Resource Development for the CCCC (Central Carolina Community College) Foundation. Ehrenfeld and his businesses also donate time and resources to organizations like Chatham County Habitat for Humanity and the FVRC (Family Violence Rape and Crisis Service).
Ehrenfeld is a Licensed Real Estate Broker, a Licensed General Contractor and a member of the National Association of Realtors. He been involved in over $300 million of real estate transactions over the years. Ehrenfeld has also worked on high profile developments like Chapel Hill’s Rosemary Village, a $12 million mixed use condominium project. He is also a co-owner of Chapel Hill’s WCHL/ Chapelboro.com.
Along with the other winners of the TBJ’s 40 Under 40, Enrenfeld will be honored at a June 24 luncheon and will be profiled in the June 24 print edition of the TBJ.