Meet the Developer


David has been involved in the design and development of residential and commercial development for over 30 years. He has also been actively involved in constructing numerous buildings within his land development projects, having designed and built well over 1000 residential units and commercial spaces in the Carolina and New England markets.

David has professional training in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and engineering from NC State University, Harvard University and MIT. He is a Licensed Real Estate Broker and owns the real estate company that is active in the Charlotte area. David’s creative design and development solutions have been recognized in professional publications including Builder Magazine, The New Urban News, The Charlotte Business Journal and Charlotte Biz.

David has been a licensed General Contractor since 1984 and is currently engaged in designing and building some of the most innovative mixed-use and residential buildings in the Charlotte region. His building company, Traditional Builders, won a Gold Medal in the Charlotte Parade of Homes.

In addition to his development practice, David actively consults on a national level through Mayfield Development and on projects with The Conservation Fund and D.R. Horne & Company in Washington DC. His blend of design, real estate and construction expertise allows him to assist clients in achieving a well-balanced approach to their development projects.

David is one of the Founders and is past President of the National Town Builders Association (NTBA). He is also one of the Charter Members of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). Both organizations are devoted to smart growth principles.



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