As a Real Estate Development Associate, his responsibilities include assisting in coordinating the Anti-Displacement Tax Fund and implementing zoning changes recommended by the Westside Land Use Framework Plan created by APD-U for the Westside Future Fund. His skills allow him to research and analyze markets to effectively engage community residents and stakeholders to draft and recommend legislation for land use and zoning changes. Additionally, Carter provides construction management related expertise; assists in developing market analytics, development proformas, financing scenarios and cost analysis for community planning work.
Carter’s previous career in urban planning granted him the opportunity to ascertain how land use and zoning enhance development from the public sector’s perspective. His work included drafting legislation for Neighborhood Commercial Districts and Historic Landmark Districts to be adopted by City Council. Researched, documented, and published the five-year update to the Livable Centers Initiative neighborhood plan for the Vine City/Washington Park communities. He also reviewed and reported on various cases for property rezoning, variances and land use amendments.
Carter has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and is a Certified Associate in Project Management. He is in the process of obtaining his Master’s in Public Administration from Georgia State University with a concentration in urban planning and economic development.