Terry 'Vic' Howell

Senior Development Manager

Industry Start: 2011

Focus Start: 2017

As Senior Development Manager

Vic led the development efforts on Evanston multifamily project, The Link which included zoning, entitlements, construction and lease-up. The project was well accepted by the community and was fully leased shortly after delivery.

  • Perform a variety of due diligence activities to assist in real estate acquisitions.
  • Leads the execution of one or more selected complex developments.
  • Oversee projects through each stage of entitlement and permitting.
  • Leads a team of consultants from project inception through construction documents.
  • Collaborate with the Focus construction team to ensure timely delivery and superior quality.
  • Participate in real estate development and architectural design.
  • Act as Owner’s Representative throughout the development and construction process.

Industry Expertise

  • Certified LEED Green Associate
  • Licensed architect in Illinois
  • Multifamily 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 (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, Illinois
  • Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program) Certification


  • ULI Chicago Public Policy Committee, Member
  • Territory NFP, Board Member

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