Vice President of Acquisitions
As Vice President of Acquisitions, Taylor Davis is responsible for identifying and acquiring qualifying historic preservation properties throughout the United States. Taylor holds a deep knowledge of real estate law, architecture, and construction. This expertise plays an important role as he conducts initial due diligence including cost modeling and projections as well as overall project feasibility. Taylor interacts with developers, property owners and potential investors, and provides team leadership to move projects through the full transaction cycle to a successful close.
Prior to joining GBX Group, Taylor served as Chief Development Officer and Partner of Armstrong Hospitality in Florida, a boutique development firm focused on historic adaptive reuse projects involving historic tax incentives. At Sterling Development, a division of the Sterling Companies, in Destin, Florida, Taylor managed various real estate activities including cost analysis, client relationships, contract negotiations and buyouts, and project management of over $300 million in development. He then served as Director of Marketing and Business Development for Ai Group, an international architecture and interior design firm based in Atlanta.
Taylor is actively involved with the American Cancer Society, serving on both the Ohio / West Virginia / Northern Kentucky Area Board and the Hope Ball Board of Ambassadors. In 2019, he was recognized by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum as one of “50 Under 40” – an award recognizing the brightest upcoming commercial real estate professionals.
Taylor received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Auburn University.