As Director of Development, John is responsible for managing the coordination of a multi-disciplinary team on all aspects of new ground up developments. With a particular focus on front-end activities, such as deal negotiation and due diligence, John aims to set each deal up for success, ensuring the development of the highest quality project that will maximize investor returns.
John has over twenty years of experience in development, asset management, real estate consulting, construction management and architectural design for a variety of commercial property types. These activities have been conducted on behalf of major financial institutions, government agencies, large corporations, developers, and individual investors. His background includes tenures at Legacy Ventures, Trimont Real Estate Advisors, and Hardin Capital, to name a few.
John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Building Science from Auburn University, a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and has completed various certification programs through Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.