Jeff Kingsbury is managing principal of Greenstreet Ltd., an Indianapolis-based real estate development, brokerage and consulting firm, focused on leveraging anchor institutions as catalysts for community redevelopment. In Indianapolis, Greenstreet is leading a team that is crafting a strategic plan for transit-oriented development, focusing on the land use and economic development potential of five proposed transit corridors for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization. In Fort Wayne, Greenstreet is working with Parkview Health System on the $50 million redevelopment of a 64-acre urban hospital campus as a center for education, research and new ventures in health and life sciences.
Jeff’s experience includes twenty years in the planning and development of thirty urban, suburban, rural and resort communities throughout the United States, encompassing over 35,000 acres. He has been a principal in the development and disposition of over $350 million in real estate, and consulted on planning, economic development and regulatory issues for private sector clients as well as cities, counties and non-profits in sixteen states. Jeff has been a senior advisor to Cherokee, the leading private equity firm investing capital and expertise in brownfield redevelopment, with more than $2 billion under management.
His experience goes beyond planning to investment and execution, with a project portfolio that includes the leading redevelopment models in the nation: the 4,700-acre redevelopment of Denver’s Stapleton International Airport, the nation’s largest urban redevelopment project; Belmar, a 103-acre regional mall redevelopment in Lakewood, Colorado; Lowry, an 1,866-acre redevelopment of the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver; and Homan Square, a 55-acre redevelopment of the former Sears, Roebuck and Co. world headquarters in Chicago.
Jeff holds degrees in urban planning and development and environmental design from the College of Architecture and Planning, Ball State University, where he has served as Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning. Active in education and community affairs, he has served on the governing boards of Ball State University; the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities; Burris School; and the Golden Apple Foundation in Chicago. He is a co-author of the book Developing Sustainable Planned Communities as well as a teacher and frequent speaker for such diverse organizations as the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, the University Economic Development Association, Georgetown University, Pace University, the National Town Builders Association, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The Conservation Fund, and the Energy Efficient Building Association. Jeff is Chairman of the Redevelopment and Reuse Council and former Chairman of the Sustainable Development Council of the Washington DC-based Urban Land Institute and serves on the Institute’s Committee on Climate Change, Land Use and Energy.