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JPI Strengthens Western Region with New EVP

  Dallas-based multifamily developer JPI today announced the addition of Patty Bartlett as Executive Vice President of the company’s San Diego-based Western Region. The announcement follows JPI’s recent C-suite expansion to further position the company for growth, while prioritizing its people-first foundation. “I’m excited to be joining JPI, one of the premier privately-held multifamily developers in the […]

Multifamily builder JPI seeks partners as it looks to triple its apartment starts

The Irving, Texas-based merchant builder is shifting away from urban projects to garden-style units in the suburbs, according to senior vice president Katie Willis. 2021 is a pivotal year for Irving, Texas-based multifamily developer and builder JPI. At the beginning of the pandemic last spring, multifamily observers questioned whether apartments would ever recover, as more […]

JPI Feed My Starving Children volunteering

Feed My Starving Children

Our Design and Development team from the central region spent the day at Feed my Starving Children packing food. Feed my Starving Children is a Christian non-profit organization dedicated to feeding the hungry around the world. The group volunteered packing 38 cases of food that was shipped to Peru. To put that into perspective, the 38 cases that […]

JPI Promotes Payton Mayes to CEO, Adds Three New Positions to Executive Team

Multifamily developer JPI has reorganized and expanded its executive leadership team, promoting Payton Mayes to CEO and adding three new executive leadership roles: chief capital markets officer, chief people officer, and chief innovation officer. Former CEO Brad Taylor will remain active in the company as an owner and full-time board member. “For more than 30 […]

Apartment Builder JPI Names New CEO

Multifamily developer JPI announced major executive leadership changes Friday, including the naming of a new CEO: Payton Mayes. The Irving, Texas-based company announced Mayes’ selection to replace CEO Brad Taylor, who will remain an active owner and board member for JPI. In addition to Mayes, who previously served as divisional president and central region managing partner, the firm named Chris […]

D-FW’s biggest apartment builder has a new CEO

Irving-based JPI makes several changes to its executive ranks. North Texas’ biggest apartment builder is reshuffling its C-suite. Irving-based developer JPI said it has promoted Payton Mayes to chief executive. The previous CEO, Brad Taylor, will transition to becoming a full-time company board member and an owner of the firm. Taylor became CEO of JPI […]

New investment fund plans to buy 10,000 D-FW apartments

Investor WayMaker Partners teams with Irving-based JPI and other industry members A new property investment fund plans to buy at least 10,000 North Texas apartments during the next five years. Dallas-based WayMaker Partners bills itself as a faith-based real-estate investment fund that intends to purchase older rental units in Sun Belt cities. Founded in 2020, […]

East Village construction dig uncovers 2-million-year-old marine fossils

The ancient shells found in a construction pit were given to San Diego Natural History Museum, nearby elementary schools Tom Deméré relishes visiting construction sites with vertical shafts sunk deep into the earth. “It’s always exciting to be involved in a project that extends straight down. The deeper you go, the farther in time you […]

North Texas Food Bank team volunteers

North Texas Food Bank

Our People + Culture team spent the afternoon at the North Texas Food Bank bagging meals for local kids in the community. Through NTFB’s Child Programs, they work with schools and social service programs in a 13-county service area to distribute and serve nutritious foods to kids in need throughout the school year and the summer months. […]

D-FW’s biggest apartment builder is ramping up for more construction

Irving-based JPI hopes to start more than a dozen North Texas projects this year. By Steve Brown – 12:29 PM on Apr 16, 2021 North Texas’ biggest apartment builder is gearing up for more than a dozen new area apartment starts this year. Irving-based JPI plans to build a combination of market rate and more […]

Site development with machinery

MQ Fossils

The JPI Western Region construction team at Jefferson Makers Quarters, as part of the excavation process for the project, worked with a paleontologist to review the earthworks for any historical findings. It was exciting for everyone to discover several ancient seabed fossils on our site! Our construction team assisted the Natural History Museum with the […]

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