Miller-Valentine Group has announced the appointment of David M. Williams as the company’s Vice President of Urban Development, effective March 1, 2016. Williams will be responsible for driving business growth by identifying, structuring, and coordinating urban development opportunities in the Greater Dayton area. He will give direction on funding tools, coordinate construction and provide brokerage services on project opportunities.
Williams, a Dayton native, joins Miller-Valentine with over 25 years’ experience in the construction and real estate development industry. As a degreed construction manager, he is skilled in conceptual and project estimating, and project management. Licensed in commercial real estate and LEED-AP, he has the ability to help with innovative and creative ways of accomplishing redevelopment projects. He has collaborated, created and administered architectural and development standards for mixed-use developments, TIF Districts, and New Community Authorities. His project experience encompasses office, retail, healthcare, multi-family, adaptive reuse, historic preservation, and food service.
“We brought in Dave as a seasoned veteran in real estate development,” said Dave Dickerson, President, and Partner. “His extensive industry knowledge will be a great addition to our team, and his varied expertise will be an asset to us as we grow this business segment. We are very excited to add his talents to our team.”
Prior to joining Miller-Valentine Group, Williams was the Director of Downtown Housing for CityWide Development, where he was charged with spurring the development of Downtown Housing throughout the Greater Downtown Dayton Area. Williams’ development experience includes developing award winning adaptive reuse urban projects such as The Cannery, Lofts on St Clair and the 2nd Street Public Market. He currently serves on the board of directors for Heritage Ohio and Greater Dayton Conservation Fund and as Vice-Chair of the Dayton Regional ESID. He has served on the City of Dayton Plan Board and Landmarks Commission, as well as numerous preservation boards, community, and civic organizations.