For more than thirty years Don Henry has served in various capacities in the real estate industry, including finance and investments combined with hands-on experience in the planning, design and management of urban, in-fill mixed-use real estate developments.
Currently Don is CEO/President and a founding principal of both Village Partners, Inc. and REalliance Inc. Village Partners is an urban, in-fill, multi-use real estate development firm and REalliance Inc. is a multi-disciplinary integrated planning, economic, development and asset management services advisory firm. He oversees acquisitions, overall project design/management and urban, mixed-use development and advisory activity.
Prior to founding Village Partners and REalliance in 2002, Don was Vice President of Development for the Related Companies, a national owner/developer of affordable and market-rate urban residential and mixed-use projects. Don was responsible for an urban residential/mixed-use development team focused on high barriers to entry markets and establishing a pipeline of high density, urban in-fill residential and mixed-used project opportunities.
Prior to joining Related, Don was Vice President of Development for Legacy Partners / Lincoln Property Company (Western Region), one of the largest privately held owner/developers and managers of multi-family residential and commercial properties in the western United States. Don was responsible for the management of the development activities of the team’s most successful built projects and pipeline of urban in-fill residential and mixed-used opportunities. Don managed the feasibility analysis of potential communities, including performing due diligence tasks with respect to further defining zoning, title and environmental risks and other potential barriers to development, preparing of project proforma and evaluating comparable communities.
Prior to Legacy Partners, Don was Senior Associate / Project Director for Sasaki Associates, Inc. an international architecture and planning firm with a wide range of private/public clients in commercial, retail, residential, resort and recreational development.