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Ian started Niedel Development in 2004 and joined Maverick Partners Realty Services in 2015. Ian grew up in the Triangle area of North Carolina and graduated from Duke University in 1992. He went on to complete a Masters of Architecture at the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he also studied Construction Project Management. Ian studied architecture in Vicenza, Italy and worked for several renowned architecture firms, including Heery in Atlanta GA and Sheppard Robson in London, England. He also worked as a construction project manager for a commercial general contractor, Kaufman Lynn Inc, in Boca Raton, FL, managing new and remodel construction projects. Ian was then employed by Glaxo Wellcome as a manager in the Global Manufacturing division working on high level manufacturing plant consolidation planning and eventually, sensitive merger planning. After leaving Glaxo, Ian earned a North Carolina real estate brokers license and an MBA from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler School of Business and began working for a Chapel Hill NC developer, as a development assistant and commercial broker. At this time, Ian also earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) designation. Projects have included his own speculative development and development, sustainability consulting and design work for clients in Durham NC, Chapel Hill NC, Raleigh NC, Atlanta GA, Palm Beach FL, and Pinehurst NC. Ian’s diverse background and proven abilities in design, project management and creative, strategic problem solving provides a broad foundation for leading a wide range of development projects and providing best-in-class brokerage service.