Sept 12 – Transformational Real Estate, Signature Event
Join us for an evening of powerful presentations devoted to sharing ideas about “transformations” within the real estate industry and transformative projects nationwide. Our speakers will be sharing their knowledge and experience on how land use, construction and our experiences are changing the outlook of the industry.
Mark Deutschmann, Founder/CEO, Village Real Estate Service, Nashville ULI District Council Chair – Nashville, Tennessee
Mark Deutschmann is an entrepreneur, CEO, community builder and author. He earned a BA in zoology and Spanish from Humboldt State University and worked for three years at a killer whale research camp in British Columbia. He also holds an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. Mark moved to Nashville in 1986, and began what has become a 30-plus-year career in real estate. He is the CEO of VILLAGE, which he founded in 1996, and of Core Development, which he founded in 2003. VILLAGE and Core now employ over 360 agents and staff. VILLAGE is a sales and marketing company with an agent team that focuses on Nashville’s inner loop neighborhoods, selling single family homes, neighborhood commercial properties, and multi-family residential and mixed-use projects. Core actively develops in Nashville’s urban center, specializing in adaptive reuse and mixed-use infill developments. Several of these communities have received ULI Nashville’s Excellence in Development Award. Read more.
Othello Meadows, President/CEO, Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp. – Omaha, Nebraska
Othello H. Meadows III is a native of Omaha and currently serves as President and CEO of Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp., a community revitalization and development organization. Prior to this position, Mr. Meadows was Executive Director of the Omaha Workforce Collaborative, a non-profit housed at the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, designed to restructure the workforce development efforts of the Omaha metropolitan area. Meadows returned home after nearly 15 years in order to run a non-partisan voter registration drive that registered over 10,000 new voters in eastern Omaha prior to the 2008 presidential election. Before returning to Omaha, Meadows operated his own law firm, Othello H. Meadows, P.C. in Atlanta, GA, where his practice focused on criminal defense, family law, and general civil litigation. Mr. Meadows attended East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, on a basketball scholarship where he earned his BA in Psychology. He later received his Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC. Mr. Meadows serves on several boards in the Omaha area and he and his wife Tulani are the proud parents of two sons, Garvey and Gibran.
Guy Worley, President/CEO, Columbus Downtown Development Corp. – Columbus, Ohio
A leading figure in central Ohio’s business, civic and public service community, Mr. Worley is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of responsible leadership, management, and financial experience. Since 2007, Mr. Worley has served as President/Chief Executive Officer of Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) and Capitol South Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation. In this role, Mr. Worley is focused on the redevelopment and revitalization of Downtown Columbus. Some of his city-changing projects include the renovation of the Lazarus Building into 700,000 square feet of office space, the redevelopment of the former City Center Mall site now known as Columbus Commons, the creation of The Scioto Mile, Columbus’ riverfront park, and the restoration of the Scioto River and creation of a new greenways along the downtown waterway. Columbus Commons, Scioto Mile and Scioto Greenways are all nationally recognized and award winning projects. A recognized leader, Mr. Worley is currently focusing on the development of a new National Veterans Memorial & Museum and the creation of a new park and parking garage on the Scioto Peninsula. Read more.
4:00-4:30 Networking & Happy Hour
4:30-5:30 Highlighted Speakers