Donahue Peebles III is a native of Washington D.C. and a graduate of Columbia University, where he earned his Bachelor of Economics. His early executive work includes managing the development of office, hospitality, and condominium projects, with notable achievements such as Manhattan’s 108 Leonard in his portfolio. As the Executive Vice President at The Peebles Corporation, Donahue leads the company’s day-to-day efforts in acquisitions and development, overseeing an experienced team focused on public-private partnerships that consistently exceed nationwide public benefit, diversity, and inclusion goals.
In 2017, Donahue founded Legacy as a strategic initiative for The Peebles Corporation to fulfill its affordable housing goals across the national portfolio, particularly in metropolitan cities where the need is critical. He actively serves the communities of Washington D.C., New York City, and Miami through various philanthropic endeavors that benefit and expose youth to opportunities in entrepreneurship. Donahue has been featured in various publications for his significant contributions to affordable housing development.
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
10:00am – 11:15am
Hilton Austin, Governor's Salon D, Floor 4
It’s everywhere in the news; downtowns are suffering. As the pandemic disrupted in-person office culture, less foot traffic in these areas has negatively impacted retail, small businesses, public space, transportation, and public safety. However, the focus has been on office-to-residential and other anchors to bring people back downtown. This panel will instead focus on the opportunity for affordable and mixed-income housing to reshape their communities and provide economic mobility for their residents. With the right place-based strategies and intentional community partnerships, housing developments can be a platform for a community’s soul and provide downtowns and urban centers with a new […]