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Joined Legacy Ventures1994
Director of Design & Construction
Akash Gaur serves as project executive for all design and construction projects and manages the in-house design and construction team. He is responsible for the design, budget and schedule for active development projects. In collaboration with other senior leadership, Akash directs the development and acquisition processes.
Prior to joining Legacy, Akash gained over twenty years of experience in the real estate development industry, managing projects from prospects through closeout. As Director of Building Design Services at Cortland Partners, Akash led the implementation effort for BIM (Building information Modelling)/VBC to ensure data sharing between construction, investments, operations, design, and facility management. Akash’s prior experience also includes a lengthy tenure at Perkins + Will, where he rose from Intern Architect to Senior Design Manager. Akash holds an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, an MArch from the College of Design, Construction & Planning at the University of Florida, and a BArch from the College of Technology and Engineering, Maharaja Sayajirao University.
Akash is a registered Georgia Architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects, an alumnus of ULI’s Center for Leadership, and a LEED Accredited Professional. When he is not working, Akash performs in the theatre and can frequently be found doing improv or stand-up comedy. He also enjoys photography, keeping up with politics and current affairs, DIY everything, and cooking.