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Terry 'Vic' Howell

Development Manager

Industry Start: 2011

Focus Start: 2017

As Development Manager

Vic coordinated design team efforts that allowed the Link Evanston to be zoned and entitled on schedule and construction to begin on time.

  • Participate in investment analysis of potential projects and acquisitions.
  • Oversee projects through each stage of entitlement and permitting.
  • Collaborate with Focus project managers in construction.
  • Participate in real estate development and architectural design.
  • Act as owner’s representative throughout the development and construction process.
  • Lead a team of consultants from project inception through design development drawings.

Industry Expertise

  • Certified LEED Green associate
  • Licensed architect in Illinois
  • Multi-family residential adaptive reuse and new construction, retail tenant fit-outs, restaurants, amusement spaces
  • AIA 2016 Tiny Homes Design Competition, member of winning design team

Prior Experience

  • Antonovich Associates, design project manager for retail and residential
  • Wight & Company, construction project engineer

Education + Certifications

  • Bachelor’s in architecture with a concentration in business, University of Notre Dame
  • Licensed architect


  • AIA (American Institute of Architects), member
  • Horizons for Youth, mentor
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