James H. Nevins
Jim Nevins is President and manager of Kore, LLC and brings over 35 years of development and construction experience. Over the past 20 years Jim has owned, managed, and operated multifamily and office assets he developed through Nevins Development Company, which he started in 1992. Formerly, Jim served as Manager and Division Operations Manager at Brasfield & Gorrie, where he managed over $500M of new construction in multifamily, condominium, office, retail, and hotel development. From 1981- 1983 Jim was a manager for Pine Hurst Corporation in Hilton Head, SC which specialized in condominium and multifamily construction. Jim finished Auburn University with a B.S. Degree in Building Science in 1981.
J. Holder Nevins Jr.
Holder Nevins brings both multifamily development and commercial construction experience to the Kore team. Holder spent 2014 at LIV Development where he managed the construction of over $60 million of multifamily assets in Birmingham, AL and Daytona, FL. Prior to his time at LIV, Holder was a project manager and estimator at Brasfield & Gorrie where he oversaw over $200M of awarded Federal, commercial, industrial, and healthcare projects. Holder brings invaluable experience in development and construction and oversees Kore’s current development projects. Holder graduated from Auburn University in 2010 with a B.S. degree in Building Science.
Joseph A. Holt
Joseph Holt has extensive experience in the multifamily industry spending 6 years at Rock Apartment Advisors, recognized throughout the country as an expert in multifamily research and advisory. From 2008 to 2014 Joseph advised both institutional and private investors as well as developers in multifamily in secondary markets throughout the Southeast. Joseph eventually served as Vice President of Rock from 2013-2014 before leaving to start Kore. Joseph brings a range of experience and skill sets including underwriting, structuring, and capital sourcing. Rock sold over $347 million of multifamily assets during Joseph’s tenure at Rock. Notable sales Joseph led on were the 508 unit, $24 million sale of Enclave at Mountain Brook in Birmingham and the sale of Island Park, a 314 unit property in Shreveport for $38.5 million. Joseph is responsible for sourcing new opportunities, underwriting, and operations for Kore and graduated from Auburn University in 2008 with a major in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Finance.
C. Ben Nevins
Ben Nevins is a seasoned executive with over 42 years of experience in construction, real estate, and development. Ben served as President and COO of Brice Building Company where he began his career in 1973 until he retired in 2011. Brice consistently ranked in ENR’s list of Top 400 Contractors. He led Brice’s expansion into the multi-family construction market with the purchase of Shreve Land Construction in 1997. He is also President of Blue Creek Development, the developer of a 100 acre residential community on Lake Martin in Alabama. Currently, Ben serves as the Senior Vice President of the Commercial and Healthcare Division at BL Harbert International. He has served as the President of the Alabama Association of General Contractors in 2001 and has recently been appointed as a Lifetime National Director of AGC of America. He has served on the Industry Advisory Council and the Dean’s Executive Board of the College of Architecture and Design and Construction at Auburn University. Ben graduated from Auburn University in 1977 with a degree in Building Science.