Doug Driver, CCIM, CMI

location_on Coral Springs, FL

Biography

Mr. Driver is the founder and principal of Meridian Commercial. He has over 25 years of highly successful commercial real estate consulting, investment sales, construction, management, and inspection experience. Mr. Driver has inspected over $8 billion in multifamily and commercial real estate assets and has consulted with hundreds of condominium associations to perform reserve studies and replacement cost appraisals. Mr. Driver has exclusively represented institutional and private clients in over $1.0 billion in debt and equity transactions. He has developed over 1.0 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail projects and has completed 100s of commercial and residential projects as a General Contractor.

Mr. Driver is well-known for his insights into the South Florida multifamily and commercial real estate markets. Over the past 25 years, he has written numerous research reports and articles on the South Florida real estate market that have been published in periodicals such as Miami Today, The South Florida Business Journal, Florida Real Estate Journal, Multihousing News, Urban Land (magazine), Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Commercial Investment Real Estate (magazine), and Miami Herald.

High profile clients of Mr. Driver include: AEW Capital Management | American Land Development | Ameriton Properties | Archon Group | Archstone-Smith | Baxter Healthcare | Birdsy group | CIGNA | Citizens Property Insurance Corporation | City National Bank | Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors | Fannie Mae | First Market Properties | Glass Ratner | The Hartford | Highwoods Properties | Lloyds of London | MultiCapital Realty Group | Ocwen Financial Corporation | PHH Mortgage Corporation | Principal Capital Management | Prudential | Sarofim Realty Advisors | Secure Properties | State Farm Insurance Company | Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association - College Retirement Equity Fund | Trammell Crow Company | Trump Group | United Healthcare | and UBS Brinson.

Licensure

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker (#BK672274)
  • Certified General Contractor (#CGC1513085)
  • Licensed Home Inspector (#HI6350)
  • Licensed Community Association Manager (#CAM58735)

Designations

  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Certified Master Inspector (CMI)
  • Federal Emergency Management Official (FEMA)

Education

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - William Howard Taft University - (In Process)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - University of South Florida - (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) - Tampa Collage - (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Asociate of Science (AS) - Tampa Collage - (Summa Cum Laude)

Certifications

  • InterNACHI Certified Wind Mitigation Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Electrical Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Roof Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Plumbing Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified HVAC Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Four Point Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Structure & Foundation Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Exterior Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Moisture Intrusion Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Chimney Inspector
  • InterNACHI Certified Deck Inspector

Citizens

  • CITIZENS Approved Wind Mitigation Inspector
  • CITIZENS Approved Wind Mitigation Re-Inspector
  • CITIZENS Approved Wind Mitigation Remediation Inspector
  • CITIZENS Approved Four-Point Inspector
  • CITIZENS Approved Sink Hole Inspector