DOUGLAS R. KINGTON
WENDY L. BLAIR
CO-OWNER ♦ ASSOCIATE BROKER ♦ MANAGING DIRECTOR
Since 1996, Ms. Blair has owned and operated W. L. Blair Development, a local real estate development firm specializing in urban and historic development. W. L. Blair Development's successes include Spicer's Run, an 86-unit townhouse community in Bolton Hill and St. James Place, a mixed-use 25-unit multifamily, retail and office building in the West Side of Downtown Baltimore.
From 1982 to 1990, Ms. Blair was the Deputy Director for Real Estate for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In this role she directed twelve managers in the leasing, acquisition, development and management of the MTA's real estate portfolio. Her duties included redevelopment of surplus properties, assembling sites for acquisition, marketing and leasing of MTA owned property, negotiating new office and warehouse leases, and monitoring of existing agreements. Her projects included the redevelopment of two major midtown Manhattan sites, property acquisitions in connection with the Long Island Railroad and Metro-North Commuter Railroad's $250 million electrification projects and negotiation of a $70.4 million lease for the Battery Parking Garage.
Ms. Blair began her career as a Special Assistant for the Office of Development at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development where she designed and marketed Request for Proposals (RFP's) involving the sale, leasing and development of real estate owned by the City of New York. She analyzed the feasibility of proposals and managed the RFP selection process.
Ms. Blair earned a Master of Public Administration from New York University Graduate School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Alison Reid is a graduate of the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she received her B.A. in Business Management and Communications. For over three years, Ms. Reid was a licensed salesperson with RE/MAX Commercial Logic. Prior to joining RE/MAX Commercial Logic, Ms. Reid was a Real Estate Assistant for St. James’s Place Apartments where she researched and compiled multi-family housing market data, developed communications strategy and managed internet presence. Ms. Reid is also the principal of Reid Communications, a social media and on-line marketing and communications firm that helps businesses to broaden their advertising reach through social media outlets.