As principal, Mr. Atkins oversees program management and serves as the firm’s operational lead. With numerous projects under his direction, he brings a well-rounded approach to the firm’s project programming with extensive experience in the development industry, offering unique skill sets in conceptual architectural design, project development and financing.
Since 1990, Mr. Atkins has maintained a portfolio of private assets including commercial office campuses, medical healthcare facilities and commercial retail properties. In 1995, he founded The Atkins Group, a boutique development company specializing in design-build programming for commercial office, retail and institutional real estate. Atkins later formed affiliated AGI Equities, a holding company of multi-disciplined commercial real estate assets. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Mr. Atkins attended the University of North Florida School of Business, the Florida Real Estate Institute and is a state licensed real estate broker.
His personal and professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), The National Trust for Historic Preservation, U.S. Green Building Council, The Jacksonville Historic Society, The University Club of Jacksonville, Episcopal Church of our Saviour of Jacksonville and Duval County Schools System (Chairman, Ecology Programming).