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Going Out On Your Own – Lessons Learned From Professionals Who Did
Has the economy and downsizing, or just a vision of getting out of a larger corporation left you considering starting your own business in the real estate industry? Join us for our two part series on starting your own business.
- Elaine Kanelos, Vice President, Director of Strategic Business Development (Moderator)
- Mike Brown, Partner, LocalConstruct: LocalConstruct is an entrepreneurial real estate development, investment, and management company. Our focus is on infill redevelopment in urban markets using sustainable building practices and innovative development paradigms. Since 2009, LocalConstruct has acquired over $30mm of real estate assets through a variety of discretionary equity funds and private partnerships.
- Julie Buchalter, TSP Project Management: t : s : p project management is a project management consulting firm comprised of a group of peers that are dedicated to representing commercial tenants and owner-occupants on their corporate facility planning, relocation, renovation and outsource project management assignments. We provide our clients with a strong and reliable resource to achieve their specific project objectives in a highly efficient and economical manner.
- JR Ridddle, Partner, Urban One: As a Partner in Urban One, JR Riddle is responsible for the project development and construction related activities for each client, including development management, project estimating, and general construction oversight. Mr. Riddle has a wide range of project experience and leadership tools to effectively manage development projects on time and on budget. Prior to joining Urban One, Mr. Riddle was a Project Manager of Design & Construction for Clarett West Development (now DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners) and a Construction Manager at The Kor Group. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional.