Imran Aukhil


Imran combines experience in urban design and investment to support private and public clients in development and planning.

Imran brings nine years of institutional and private sector experience across design, investment, strategy, and project execution and management. Imran was previously Assistant Director of Real Estate and Development at North Carolina State University, where he was part of an executive team leading the development of a 30-acre mixed-use innovation district at Centennial Campus, a trailblazing campus for public-private partnerships and innovation.

Prior to his role at North Carolina State University, Imran worked in private equity real estate investment at the Dilweg Companies in Durham, NC, and as a Senior Analyst at HR&A. His experiences include leading investment and asset management strategy for $750 million in office assets across the southeast and advising on institutional investment and development opportunities in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, New York, and Texas.

Imran holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Bachelors and a Masters degree in architecture from North Carolina State University. He also participated in multiple academic initiatives at North Carolina State University during his tenure there and will continue to serve as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Design, where he teaches real estate development for architecture, landscape architecture, and engineering students.