Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 10, 2016
Gerrit Albert, an experienced executive whose real estate skill sets encompass all aspects of project development, sales and marketing, club and golf management, and operational leadership, has been named Division President – Coastal South of LStar Management, a privately held real estate investment firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Gerrit has over 15 years experience in leading master planned communities including having been General Manager of Palmetto Bluff, where he oversaw all aspects of the community ranging from hotel management, resort amenities, golf course management to real estate sales. Gerrit has prior experience with a variety of other leading organizations such as Reed Development, Toll Brothers, and The Branigar Organization. He has served as Vice Chair of the Urban Land Institute Recreational Development Blue Council and holds real estate licenses in Georgia and South Carolina.
As Division President – Coastal South, Gerrit will lead the operations of one of the South’s premier master planned communities, Savannah Quarters, a 2,600-acre development located 12 miles west of Savannah, Georgia.
“Gerrit brings years of experience in real estate development and a vast knowledge of master planned communities that will both enhance our neighborhoods and lead to best in class communities under his leadership,” said Hampton Pitts, Chief Operating Officer for LStar Management.
A native of Savannah, Gerrit earned an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University, where he was in Beta Gamma Sigma and a B.A. from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.
Prior to joining LStar Communities, Gerrit was the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Hargray, a telecommunications provider based on Hilton Head Island. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s residential and business sales, marketing, customer services, and community relations activities.
From Boston, Massachusetts, to Claremont, California, LStar has emerged as a leader in the reinvention and reclamation of promising residential and mixed-use communities. A growing real estate investment firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina, LStar focuses on rejuvenating communities across the Eastern United States while recognizing the needs of residents and integrating regional, cultural and historical features.
About LStar Management
LStar Management is a privately held real estate investment firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in late 2007, LStar has earned its reputation as a careful steward of the properties it has acquired by focusing on creating communities that both attend to the needs of the residents and integrate with the surrounding areas. In addition to focusing on physical improvements to properties and improving the physical environment for current residents, LStar also emphasizes in its planning how a community interacts with the areas around the community. Since 2010, LStar has acquired or controls more than 50,000 residential lots and land for 25 million square feet of commercial development in 15 states and has no debt on any of its assets. As of Q2 2016, LStar Management’s portfolio exceeds $1 billion in value.
For more information, please visit http://www.lstarland.com