Vice President, Design & Construction
Mr. Smith brings 25 years of experience in affordable housing planning, design, and development to the organization. Among his projects will be the Orient Heights Redevelopment, a public-private partnership with the Boston Housing Authority to redevelop 373 new apartments in East Boston, MA. Mr. Smith has extensive experience in large site planning having managed over twelve HUD HOPE VI Revitalizations in eight states ranging in hard costs from $30-120M. His work has involved broad experience in public bidding, code review, zoning analysis, permitting, single- and multi-family design and construction. He also brings intensive experience working with residents and community groups to achieve common objectives. Mr. Smith is a registered architect and holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of California-Berkeley, and a MA in Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.