Developer Don Peebles discusses Black advancement in real estate and efforts to build the largest skyscraper in New York in question-and-answer with theGrio
As the head of the largest Black-owned real estate development company in the U.S., Don Peebles takes his role seriously.
The chairman and chief executive of the Peebles Corporation, which has a portfolio worth $8 billion, has set out to challenge the barriers that Black people continue to face in the development space.
He is also among a disproportionate number of Black architects in the country. Of the more than 116,000 licensed architects in the U.S., just 2% are Black, today!
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