Thursday, July 30, 2009

Developer David Zucker appointed to Colorado State Housing Board

The Department of Local Affairs has announced that real estate developer David Zucker has been appointed to the Colorado State Housing Board. Zucker joins the board as a representative from Colorado’s 6th Congressional District

Zucker arrived in Denver in 1990. The first condo project on which he worked was the Lofts over the Wynkoop Brewery where he lived until 1995. Since the Wynkoop, Zucker has been involved in historic conversions like the Downtown Denver and Downtown San Diego Courtyards by Marriott which utilized the Historic Investment Tax Credit. In Denver, Zucker was one of the first developers to work through, develop and sell deed-restricted, for-sale units at Silver State Lofts, a program that has become codified in the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.

Zucker received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1990. He is chairman of the board of directors of community jazz station KUVO and is Co-Chair of the Downtown Denver Partnership's Housing Council. He sits on the University of Denver's Burns Real Estate Research Council where he is co-chair of the school's Affordable Housing Conference. He has an appointment to the Mayor's Task Force on Affordable Housing and is LEED-AP. Zucker received the Affordable Housing Leader of the Year Award for 2006 from the Denver chapter of the Enterprise Foundation.

Theophilus Gregory is a vice president with the El Pomar Foundation in Colorado Springs, and Sally Hatcher is President and founder of Precision Photonics in Boulder.

The Colorado State Housing Board advises the Department of Local Affairs’ Division of Housing on real estate development projects and grantmaking.

See also this article.