Building Respect - Brian Schottenstein

Brian Schottenstein graduated from the University of Miami, Florida, with a degree in Entrepreneurship, he’s interned and worked for various financial companies, and his last job took him to L.A. to work in retail real estate sales and acquisitions. In short, he knows the real estate industry. Brian has returned to Columbus and is now the Development and Marketing Director for the Schottenstein Real Estate Group. Even with an outstanding resume, Brian credits his dad, Gary Schottenstein, with teaching him the most about running a business. In the real estate development industry, this is an instance where father would certainly know best: The elder Schottenstein has marketed more than $1 billion of residential properties and has more than 35 years experience with SRE Group, M/I Homes and M/I Real Estate Co. to date.

Under Brian’s watch, the SRE Group is constructing or planning to start more than 1,500 units consisting of $150 million in construction in Ohio and Florida. SRE Group has built more units than any other company in central Ohio recently.

“For the last several years, Schottenstein Real Estate Group has been in expansion mode, but we are now going to take that to another level,” says Brian. “We plan on being the largest residential and mixed-use real estate development company in Ohio and Florida with 10 new developments in the next two years.”

SRE Group has expanded into Florida markets, including a 42-acre mixed-use development near the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens. SRE Group is bringing an upscale community to Lancaster, Ohio, opening this summer and plans on another mixed-use development inMason and other Central Ohio locations.

“Our great team of experienced professionals highly values our residents and always strives to live up to our motto,” says Brian. “When people come to our website and see the words ‘reputation, integrity and trust’ on the homepage, we want them to feel 100% confident that that’s exactly what they can expect from us.”

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