Mark is land developer based in Georgia. He has extensive experience in the Savannah market over the last 30 years, which gives him a unique level of expertise and knowledge; he has also sought out and acquired land parcels with great potential for development in strategic locations throughout the Southeast United States. Mark’s approach to real estate is relationship-based. Throughout his career, he has developed connections with community and municipal leaders which he leverages for the benefit of his partners and clients.
Mark comes from a family of land developers and dirt movers. In Savannah, they developed two large-scale golf course communities, working with nationally renowned golf course architects: Rees Jones at Southbridge and Bob Cupp at Westbrook. He also partnered with Greg Norman on Savannah Quarters, a 1,600-acre mixed use community, which is a legacy accomplishment. In addition, Mark was a founding partner in Marabou, a ranch preservation community in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
More recently, Mark has been focused on the industrial real estate sector. He has helped acquire strategic tracts of land and get them entitled and rezoned for large scale industrial warehousing and distribution centers. Collectively this represents over 3,200 acres of industrial development around eastern seaports.
Mark graduated from the Honors College of the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He is a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Urban Land Institute, and the Board of Realtors. He is also an active board member of the Southern Carolina Alliance and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance.
Cate works directly with clients and industry professionals to coordinate and facilitate projects. She has over fifteen years of real estate experience in the Savannah market and has built relationships throughout the industry. She has experience in strategic coordination of all aspects of real estate development and sales.
Cate’s career in real estate began in 2002 when she worked as a brokerage assistant for a large development company. After obtaining her real estate license, she worked directly with the COO for North Point Real Estate and was involved in a variety of projects. Beyond real estate, Cate worked in the marketing department for an ENR Top 500 rated engineering and architectural firm. This experience allowed her to leverage her knowledge of land development and attention to detail to respond to RFPs across multiple disciplines.
Cate graduated with a dual major from the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware before moving to Savannah. She has worked in real estate and related industries since obtaining her license in 2002.
Cate lives in Savannah with her husband of sixteen years, Toby. They have three children: Cora, Charlotte, and Elliot. She and her family spend their free time boating, camping, biking, and enjoying life in coastal Georgia.
Bennett was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. After graduating from Auburn University, she was awarded an internship at Triple Creek Ranch in Darby, Montana. There she learned the ropes of hospitality management and marketing.
After exploring other fields including health care management with a national firm in Nashville, Bennett decided to return to her roots in Mobile. She spent four years with her family’s firm, Elcan and Associates, working on several pivotal projects including the Cottages at Schillinger’s Pointe. On this project Elcan served as the owner’s representative for the architects, engineers, interior designers, subcontractors, and lenders. She worked closely with local officials to pull permits, organize inspections, and acquire final certificates of occupancy.
When she is not working, Bennett spends her time enjoying the great outdoors and can often be found on the water near Dauphin Island, AL and the mountains of Montana.
Krista lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. She joins the North Point team after working with a prominent custom home builder where she oversaw all of sales and marketing activity as well as design. In addition to her sales and marketing role, she managed contractors and subs to ensure projects were delivered on budget and on time. Ms. Baur is well versed in entitlement work and has managed the permitting process for land and individual home sales. She is a licensed real estate agent in North Carolina.
She joined the North Point team after working with a prominent custom home builder where she oversaw all of sales and marketing activity as well as design. In addition to her sales and marketing role, she managed contractors to ensure projects were delivered on budget and on time. Krista is well versed in entitlement work and has managed the permitting process for land development as well as residential construction. She is a licensed real estate agent in North Carolina and Georgia.
Alex specializes in business development, site selection, and project management for NorthPoint Development. After helping to establish NorthPoint’s Charleston Office in the Spring of 2021, Alex has been busy growing NorthPoint’s development pipeline in the State of South Carolina. Through strong relationships and keen real estate instincts Alex is able to identify and assemble valuable land deals and provide expertise to his clients throughout the development cycle.
Before joining the North Point team, Alex was a Senior Associate with Franklin Street, a multifamily brokerage firm in Atlanta, GA. He was an integral part of a five person team responsible for a sales volume over $400MM during his three years with the firm. In addition to sales and revenue growth, Alex was responsible for building and maintaining client relationships across multiple markets including Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Valdosta, Macon and Savannah.
Alex graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and a minor in Real Estate. He is a licensed real estate agent in both Georgia and South Carolina. He is a member of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Leadership Charleston’ Class of 2023, a member of the South Carolina Economic Developers Association, and the Maritime Association of Charleston. In his free time, Alex enjoys playing golf, wing shooting, and spending time exploring the low country with his wife Madeline and their dog Copper.