Celebrating the "Unsung" Economic Engines of our Community: The Black Developer & Contractor

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About Southside Tour of Homes

Support CommunityLift TLH as we launch our first annual Southside Tour of Homes on June 19, 2021. This Tour will showcase homes currently under renovation or construction within Southside Tallahassee infill neighborhoods and feature the work of local minority contractors, developers, and investors.

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Come See the Transformations!

All Homes Can Be Viewed Saturday June 19th Between 10am to 5pm

CommunityLift Collaborative Partners

Mr Ed Clark

Construction South East Support

Kenneth Taite

Haggai Construction

Richard Williams

Richard and Eddie Construction

Kevin Brown

Kamryn Construction

Frank Williams

Florida Developers of Tallahassee

Ameer Alexander

Majestic Construction and Development, LLC

Don Johnson

Preeminence Contracting

Jahreal Anajah

Salassie Construction and Development

Mrs Pamela Jones Smith

Brenexis Construction and Development

Rod Mcqueen

BBMC Construction Council

Derrick Danzy

Danzy Developers

Robyn Yant

Power Up Group

Raleigh Choice

Golden Green Builders

Chris Daniel

New Era Development Corp

Alex Williams

Everton Construction, LLC

Cornelius Jones

Omega Construction

Karen Miller

Tallahassee Lenders Consortium

Matthew Word

Word Homes

Carl Calhoun

CalJo Construction

Brenda Williams

Tallahassee Housing Authority

Harold Lyons

Covenant Building

Bryan Sealey

Sealey Real Estate Solutions

Chad Banks

CB Construction

Karlus Henry

KFR Construction Solutions

Tom Lewis

Big Bend Community Development

Lamont Ward

Low Construction

Cedric Banks

CV Construction

Mal'Lica Benton

H.E.R.Z Development

Bobby Brown

Custom Carpentry and Home Improvement

Rennai Kelly

Regal Homes

Daniel Lindsey

Lighthouse Construction and Development

Kiandra Nelson

Exclusive Construction and Design 

Christic Henry

Kingdom First Realty

Antoine Wright

Habitat for Humanity

Dave Thomas

Chief Cornerstone Construction


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    CommunityLIFT Institute
    Tallahassee Kickoff Breakfast
    June 18, 2021

    TCC Center for Innovation | 300 W Pensacola St.
    8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

    This breakfast will feature several community leaders and organization that have resources for our local developer’s, investors, and contractors. The keynote speaker will be F.A Johnson II, Esq., author of the book “Vision to Fulfillment: The Non-profit Developer’s Training Manual”. You don’t want to miss this event

    8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

    Meet and Greet

    8:15 AM - 8:25 AM

    Opening Welcome | Karlus Henry, President, KFR Construction

    8:25 AM - 8:40 AM

    Greetings from Tallahassee Community College (TCC)
    Dr. Jim Murdaugh, President
    Kimberly Moore VP Workforce Innovation

    8:40 AM - 9:00 AM

    Community Resources & Opportunities
    Darryl Jones, Deputy Director
    Tallahassee-Leon Office of Economic Vitality
    Rod McQueen, Certified Building Official
    Leon County Schools
    Keith Bowers, Regional Director Florida Small Business Development Center at FAMU

    9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

    Tallahassee’s Black Builders - A Historic Perspective
    Frank Williams
    President, Florida Developers

    9:10 AM - 9:50 AM

    Keynote Speaker
    F.A. Johnson, II, Esq.
    F.A. Johnson Development Group LLC

    9:50 AM - 10:10 AM

    Keynote Q & A

    10:10 AM - 10:20 AM

    Closing Acknowledgements
    Karlus Henry


    Southside Tour of Homes | June 19, 2021

    9:00 - 10:00 AM

    Pancake Breakfast | 937 Kendall Dr.

    Live Presentations: Discussing the Road Map to Economic Emancipation
    10:15 - 10:45 AM

    Wealth Creation, One House at a Time: Closing the Wealth Gap in Our Community One House at a Time | 830 Coble Dr

    10:45 - 11:30 AM

    Tour Neighborhood Homes

    11:30 - 12:00 PM

    Let's Talk Credit: How to Obtain, Improve and Leverage Credit to Financial Freedom | 402 Mercury Dr

    12:00 - 12:45 PM

    Tour Neighborhood Homes

    12:45 - 1:15 PM

    Let's Talk Real Estate Value: How to Add and Preserve Values in Our Community | 2227 Saint Marks St

    1:15 - 2:00 PM

    Tour Neighborhood Homes

    2:00 - 2:30 PM

    Let's Talk Money: How to Find Capital to Fund Your Real Estate Deals | 539 Palm Beach St

    2:30 - 3:00 PM

    Q and A


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