Majora Carter's career as urban revitalization strategist has spanned environment, economy, social mobility, and real estate development. Her work has won major awards in each sector, including a MacArthur 'genius' Grant and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. Majora’s words -- “Nobody should have to move out of their neighborhood to live in a better one" -- are inscribed on … [Read more...] about Reclaiming your Community.
Jill Ferrari is all about creating impact where it is needed. An attorney with twenty-five years of real estate development and operations experience, she is also the co-founder (with Shannon Morgan) of Renovare Development, a woman-owned, social impact, real estate development company focused on transformational projects in Michigan. To say Jill knows this space would be an … [Read more...] about Women-owned. Michigan-made.
Scottie Smith II, is CEO of Scottie Smith & Associates (SSA), and a licensed broker, developer, author and entrepreneur based in Dallas, Texas. He is a veteran in the real estate industry, with 15 years of experience, and has helped thousands of people nationwide through his sales and real estate development activities. Scottie has been featured on Black Enterprise, … [Read more...] about Scottie loves real estate.
Nick Perold is a curious guy. On his podcast show, Curiosity in Progress, he asks these questions -- What if we did things differently? What would it look like? How might it change life for the better? Nick believes that progress is fueled by these questions, and so are his guests. In this episode Nick interviews Eve Picker, a pretty curious person herself. She's the … [Read more...] about On loving a challenge.
Travis Lee is founder and owner of TLee Development LLC, the developer of 1463 Dorchester Avenue. Travis is passionate about creating cross-cultural community building and economic development opportunities for low- and moderate-income Dorchester residents. A Dorchester resident himself, Travis has over 15 years of experience developing mixed-income housing and small … [Read more...] about Dorchester rocks.