Mr. Jacobi is a self-made success and proven entrepreneur with an extensive career in residential development. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Landscape Architecture and started his career working for some of the most respected land planning and engineering firms in Atlanta, Georgia. The turning point in his career was transitioning to the Homebuilding industry to perform land acquisitions and development for one of the country’s largest homebuilders.
Mr. Jacobi created Parkland Communities, Inc. in 2005 and has worked hard to establish a stellar reputation. Together with his business partners, he helped found JEH Homes in 2007 at the beginning of the great recession. He was actively involved in the day-to-day management of the company. Mr. Jacobi helped grow the start-up company into one of the most successful and top 10 largest Homebuilders in Georgia, becoming one of the best Cinderella stories of the recession. JEH Homes was sold to Taylor Morrison in 2015 for +$70 Million. Mr. Jacobi is also a part owner of Alliance Engineering + Planning, LLC which is a consulting engineering company servicing clients throughout the Southeast. Additionally, Mr. Jacobi part owner of multiple real estate investment ventures with asset holdings throughout North Atlanta.
During his career, Mr. Jacobi has performed the acquisition, design or development for over ten thousand residential lots. He is recognized as a quality developer by both the large and small builder community. His innate ability to find new opportunities, navigate municipal entitlements and envision future development has earned the respect and trust of his peers.
Jonathan Jones, P.E.
Mr. Jones is a professional engineer by trade with extensive experience in both residential and commercial development. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Civil Engineering. Throughout his career, he has managed and operated several companies. These businesses ranged from engineering, reproduction, construction management, and warehouse facility management. During his professional career, he has been performing acquisition, zoning, design, and development of numerous residential and commercial projects.
Mr. Jones manages the evaluation, procurement, and development of Parkland Communities’ projects within the Greater Metro Atlanta area. In addition to this role, he also owns Elite Land Management, LLC, a fee-development firm that provides thorough site due diligence evaluation and construction management, specializing in value engineering and competitive bidding. Mr. Jones is highly regarded as one of the best in the business whose extensive knowledge brings value to every project.
Ms. Kim graduated from the University of Georgia with two degrees, one in Finance and other in Communication Studies. She brings a powerful mix of technological, financial and analytical skills performing land acquisitions for Parkland Communities. Ms. Kim manages the acquisition and entitlement process for every project. She also leads the strategic market analysis operations utilizing her analytical talents to identify new opportunities.
Prior to joining, her work experiences include residential leasing, property management, business and financial analysis, sales, and strategic development.