Charles l. Bussey
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Charles L. Bussey, Jr. is a well-seasoned in the acquisition, development, and ownership of real estate. As an attorney and developer for over 45 years, he has successfully developed apartment buildings and communities, shopping centers, industrial properties, and residential subdivisions throughout the United States.
Mr. Bussey has been responsible for developing over 4,500 units of housings and over 2,000,000 square feet of retail space, which includes in- dining and fast-casual restaurants and other convenience establishments. He has served as the developer, developer’s counsel, developer consultant on property developments. His clients include local and federal government entities, private property owners, banks, and national restaurant chains.
Mr. Bussey has an abundance of experience with projects constructed on under-utilized or vacant land and the revitalizations of historically underserved neighborhoods, bring housing and retailers to these communities. He is known for his success in undertaking large-scale developments in distressed cities and communities. He is experienced in locating and negotiating anchor tenant deals.
Mr. Bussey has a track record of successfully completing public/private partnerships. Besides conventional financing, he is an expert in utilizing numerous US Department of HUD, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac programs to fund its projects. The majority of the developments include many affordable housing units mixed with market-rate units.
Mr. Bussey holds bachelor’s and master’s in economics and finance from the University of Arkansas, and Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law.