Jim is an infill developer and sustainable development advisor based in Sonoma County, California. Known for his aspirational but practical approach, he works with a range of tools and best practices to communicate the value of inspired design and sustainability within the realities of local market norms. With over forty years experience as an urban designer, land planner, … [Read more...] about I finally found my tribe.
Brinda Devine has over 25 years of experience in real estate, beginning at age 29 with Acquest Development, where she earned her real estate broker license and served as their Vice President of Asset Management. She then joined Wayne State University, where she established a Real Estate Office which facilitates the purchase and sale of land and buildings for the University, and … [Read more...] about No more broken promises.
Madelyne Kirch is the founder of Sun & Moon Marketing Communications in New York. What differentiates her agency is its focus on real estate - everything from corporate, commercial and retail, to residential real estate. Madelyne founded her company almost 30 years ago, in her basement with a $2,500 investment. She’s always focused on real estate, a unique niche and a … [Read more...] about Storyteller.
David Kemper wanted to find a way to safeguard established renters against gentrification. His goal was to build a real-estate investment model that both stabilized existing rents and gave a voice to that community. Too many have suffered from racism and disinvestment in their neighborhoods. Across the country, communities are being torn apart because residents are being priced … [Read more...] about Slaying Gentrification.
In college, Paul Rabinovitch planted almost a million trees. Seeing the clear-cut land in which he was working sparked a desire to center his work around creating change. His career path displays a multitude of avenues towards making an impact – from brownfields redevelopment, to building sanctuaries and parks with the Nature Conservancy, to working as an impact investor in … [Read more...] about Before IMPACT was a thing.