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Herbert Ames

Senior Vice President - Southeast, Development

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As Senior Vice President ­­– Southeast, Development for EDENS, Herbert Ames has been instrumental in the company’s regional expansion by leading the development of the Atlanta office. With a 13-year career with EDENS, beginning as an intern in Columbia, SC, Herbert now leads the Atlanta office in the development and redevelopment of the Southeast portfolio. Managing properties throughout the Southeast totaling more than 2.1 million SF for retailers, including Whole Foods Market, Publix, Target and The Fresh Market.

Herbert is known for his commitment to the community and is currently serving on the board for the Buckhead Community Improvement District. He previously chaired the Long Range Planning Committee of the City Center Partnership (Columbia, SC) and served on the CCP Executive Committee of Board of Directors, an organization dedicated to reinvigorating Columbia’s urban core and central business district. He also co-chaired the ULI Reality Check for the Midlands of South Carolina.

Herbert is a graduate of the Leadership Columbia (South Carolina) Class of 2008, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Urban Land Institute. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina.