Director Retail Development
Austin has more than fifteen years experience in real estate and investment management in various fields, with expertise in all facets of residential and commercial real estate, having successfully managed over $400 million in new real estate development.
He launched his career with Fortune 500 Company, PulteGroup, managing the acquisition, entitlement and development of over 2000 residential lots. In 2007 he shifted his focus to single and multi-tenant commercial real estate and has owned in partnership and managed all aspects of development for nearly 200 net lease investments.
In these leaders hip roles, he created and implemented various land development strategies and protocols within existing and new preferred developer programs in the retail sector. Austin graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia, withe course work in Civil Engineering, and was one of 59 national real estate professionals accredited with ISCS’s Certified Development, Design & Construction Professional (CDP) designation in 2009.
He lives in Nashville, with his wife, Caroline, and in his free time enjoys fly-fishing, traveling, reading and spending time with his family.