Founded in 2013, Columbia Ventures is an Atlanta-based real estate development company focused on urban infill mixed-use development in the Southeast with an emphasis on high quality housing and public-private partnerships. It is the sister company to Columbia Residential, the award-winning developer of affordable and mixed-income housing that was founded in 1991 by Noel Khalil. The company’s founders have extensive regional and national experience and have developed more than $2 billion of commercial real estate.


Founded in 2014, The Core Venture Studio is an Atlanta-based venture capital and real estate development firm focused on entrepreneurially supportive real estate development. Core Venture’s partners are early investors in King Plow, Glenwood Park, Serenbe and downtown Atlanta. The firm’s most prominent venture has been the redevelopment of Atlanta’s first startup space, Hypepotamus, into Collider in Midtown. The company’s founders have extensive experience with venture capital, business creation, mentoring and coaching and mergers and acquisitions.


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C.D. Moody Construction

Founded in 1988, Atlanta-based C.D. Moody Construction Company, Inc., is a full-service, award-winning general contracting and construction management firm delivering quality projects throughout the Southeastern United States. The company’s founder and CEO, Dave Moody, has extensive regional and national experience and has delivered more than 200 commercial projects over the last 30 years, valued at more than two billion dollars.