Joe Markham created MDC to maximize opportunities with WalMart and other retailers looking for new locations in secondary markets in the United States. Since then Joe has been involved in numerous shopping center transactions with major anchor tenants and local stores to develop great community shopping centers. Joe has been actively involved in commercial real estate for the past 30 years here in the United States and in the Middle East. Most recently, he has been purchasing apartment communities with value added opportunities in the Kentucky market.
Joe spent time working in Kuwait as CFO for a real estate development company specializing in high-rise residential towers at the Pearl Island in Doha, Qatar, along with other commercial developments in the GCC. He was a Director at MDB Capitol in Santa Monica, California where he was involved in assisting funding for firms in both real estate and financial industries.
Joe is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. He has held Series 7 and 63 Securities licenses and has served in various leadership positions within the International Council of Shopping Centers. His passion lies in building a better America close to his roots in Kentucky and creating communities where people can live, work, and play.