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1400 Chestnut


Chattanooga, TN

1400 Chestnut is a 200 unit podium style mid-rise located in Downtown Chattanooga adjacent to Main Terrain Park.  The project is 5 stories with on-site garage parking and walkability to nightlife, restaurants and entertainment in Chattanooga’s burgeoning Southside.

4700 Colonnade

Birmingham, AL

Located at the intersection of Highway 280 and Interstate 459, 4700 Colonnade is a 215 unit mid-rise located in Colonnade Office Park near Lifetime Fitness and Trinity Hospital’s Grandview Medical Campus.  4700 consists of three, four and five story buildings and a two story clubhouse and leasing center.


Brisa at St. Augustine

Jacksonville, FL

Brisa at St. Augustine is a 256 unit Class A community located along SR-207 about two miles from Interstate 95, the country’s primary North / South corridor along the Atlantic Coast. Brisa’s location provides great visibility with over 1,500 feet of frontage on SR-207, which is a well-traveled thoroughfare connecting the main commercial and employment corridor of St. Augustine to Interstate 95. The proximity to Interstate 95 also provides convenient access to major employers throughout St. Johns County as well as nearby Jacksonville. Brisa will be a landmark project for the area with best in class design and finishes, superior amenities and convenient location.

The Beacon at New Smyrna Beach

Smyrna Beach, FL

The Beacon is a 253-unit Class A community located along SR-44 about one mile from Interstate 95, the country’s primary North/South corridor along the Atlantic coast. New Smyrna Beach is an under-served market with few high end apartment communities. The site has over 800 feet of frontage along SR-44 which is the primary corridor connecting Orlando to the popular beaches of New Smyrna Beach. The Beacon will be a marquee project for the area with high visibility, significant barriers to entry, and a location superior to its competitors.

Meet our Team

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.