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Steve Smith Named Evan Jennings Speaker

Steven C. Smith, President of Southeast Investment Properties, Alpharetta, Georgia, spoke Wednesday evening, February 11, on "Real Estate Development: An Entrepreneurial Enterprise” as part of FSU’s Center for Real Estate Education & Research’s Evan Jennings Speaker Series. The Evan D. Jennings Executive Speaker Series, established in 2005, brings business leaders and public policy-makers to FSU each spring to discuss with students the critical trends affecting the real estate industry and its market, as well as community development and investment issues. This forum, promoted jointly with the DeVoe Moore Center, is made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Jennings. The series is free and open to the public.

Southeast Investment Properties, LLC (“SIP”) is a commercial real estate company formed in 1996 by Steven C. Smith. Mr. Smith has been in the commercial real estate business in Atlanta since 1985 and has been involved in development and brokerage transactions valued in excess of $900 million. SIP specializes in mixed-use and industrial projects in Atlanta, Orlando and other major Southeastern markets. Over the past twelve years, SIP has developed over five million square feet of bulk distribution and office/service properties. Additionally, SIP has master planned, financed and developed over 400 acres of mixed-use projects.