Joe Whitehouse is the owner and President of Creative Urban Environments, a real estate development firm located in Raleigh. He is a Partner in Bell View Partners, the developer selected by NC State to develop the new Aloft Hotel across from the Bell Tower on Hillsborough Street. He has lived in Raleigh off and on since 1974 with his wife Schelli, where they raised two children. He is a graduate of NC State University and is looking forward in helping with the renaissance of Hillsborough Street.