Not just the Art of the Deal … it’s the Heart of the Deal

Experience and integrity matter; the degree of confidence and comfort all parties have in each other has everything to do with the success of the final outcome.

David Wilson, founder, Fifth Lane Real EstateThese are the values that David Wilson, founder of Fifth Lane Real Estate Company, brings to every project.  Having negotiated transactions for millions of dollars of commercial, residential, industrial and raw land, representing both buyers and sellers, David brings not only significant depth and breadth of experience, but also a unique and engaging personal style to each project on which he works.

After earning a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University, David embarked on a career that gave him an the opportunity to work closely with some of the most well-respected names in the real estate industry, including Lincoln Property Company, Hines, and Southern Land Company.

In his 14-year tenure at Hines, David served on the development team of One Ninety One Peachtree Tower, a 1.5 million square foot, 50-story office building in downtown Atlanta and directed rezoning, development and land sales for the highly-regarded 1,050 acre Cool Springs project in Franklin, Tennessee.

David also led the initiative to secure, develop and lease 2525 West End located in the West End area of Nashville adjacent to Vanderbilt University. 2525 West End was 100% leased, twelve months ahead of schedule, at rental rates that led the market in 2000.

In 2004, David joined the executive team at Southern Land Company, a Franklin-based firm known for both its innovative commercial and residential design and development style. As Executive Vice President of Mixed Use Development, David managed the execution of a number of notable projects, including Westhaven Town Center and the McEwen office and apartment projects in Franklin. Additional development projects under his charge included Arthouse and Watters Creek in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

David has served as President of the Nashville Chapter of NAIOP, receiving its 2001 “Office Deal of the Year” award, and is a graduate of both Leadership Franklin and Leadership Brentwood. Among his many accomplishments are Gold and Silver medals he earned while representing the United States in swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

David currently has the privilege to serve on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee.

David established Fifth Lane Real Estate in 2009 in Franklin, Tennessee, just south of Nashville, where he lives with his wife, Dru, and their three children.

If you have not yet made David's acquaintance, please take a moment to drop him a line, and you'll begin to learn what makes Fifth Lane Real Estate the Heart of the Deal.

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    Fifth Lane Real Estate Company, LLC
    5318 Parker Branch Road
    Franklin, Tennessee
    37064 USA