The UNC Real Estate Development Office, including the UNC Property Office, manages real estate and property on behalf of the University, the Foundation, and the Endowment. These transactions include acquisitions and dispositions of real property by lease, purchase, sale, exchange, gift, easement or user agreement. The Property Office manages and leases office and retail properties owned by the Endowment and Foundation as well as residential rental properties owned by the State.


  • Leasing of off-campus property for UNC departments
  • Management and leasing of Endowment, Foundation and State owned revenue generating properties
  • Acquisition and disposition of property
  • Management of Memorial Grove
Gordon Merklein
Gordon Merklein
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Real Estate Operations

Contact Us

Real Estate Development
300 South Building, CB #1000
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1000

Phone: 919-962-6172