Transforming Cities highlights the people who are rethinking the way cities are built. We interview planners, designers, technologists, architects, and others who contribute to improving the urban experience.
Brian Murray of Shift Capital
On this episode I’m speaking with Brian Murray, the CEO and Founder of Shift Capital, a Certified B-Corp impact real estate group headquartered in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia and focused on aligning capital and philanthropy with underserved communities.
Jamie Giellis of Centro
On this episode I’m speaking with Jamie Giellis, founder and principal of Centro, a consulting firm which works to support cities and neighborhoods through community-led renewal and reinvestment by exploring their underlying opportunities and challenges. Jamie has been practicing in the community development space for more than 20 years, working in communities of varied sizes – all facing unique challenges.
Happy Holidays! 2020 Listener Favorites
On this end of year episode we'll take a brief look back at some of our listener favorites, diving into the archives to revisit a few great conversations!
Pinar Guvenc of SOUR
On this episode I’m speaking with Pinar Guvenc. Pinar is the Partner of SOUR an international, award-winning architecture and design studio with the mission to address social and urban problems through sustainable, adaptive and inclusive methodologies. In addition to managing the business operations, she also leads the strategic planning, research and partnerships efforts of the studio.
Matt McPheely of Chapel Greenville
On this episode I’m speaking with Matt McPheely. Matt is a native of Greenville, SC, and recently moved back home after a decade(+) in San Francisco and Austin, TX. His work over that time has been at the intersection of finance, entrepreneurship, and real estate - an admittedly strange combination, but one that has led to a drive to challenge the status quo of the way real estate development is done.
Adam Fenton of Narrate Companies
On this episode I’m speaking with Adam Fenton, Principal and Co-Founder of Narrate Companies. Adam brings over 14 years of experience in direct equity real estate investment and development, having developed over 1,500 units, valued at nearly $900 million.