People Who Perform - The Real Estate Careers Podcast

Kelly Lin | A Sense Of Purpose

March 09, 2021 HighView Partners Season 2 Episode 7
People Who Perform - The Real Estate Careers Podcast
Kelly Lin | A Sense Of Purpose
Show Notes

Richard Costello connects with Kelly Lin

Kelly is a Senior Development Manager at Terra Housing, a social purpose real estate development consultancy based in Vancouver.  

Prior to joining Terra in 2017, Kelly worked as an Architect and Real Estate Developer in New York City.  Kelly has extensive experience with non-profit organizations and in 2014, started her own organization to empower women to get active outside.  

Kelly graduated from the Stern Business School of New York University with an MBA and a Masters in Real Estate Finance and Investment.  She also holds an Architecture degree from the University of Manitoba and a Psychology degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

In this episode we discuss the following:

  • The issue of housing affordability in Vancouver and why the city is so far off reaching its goals.
  • An overview of Terra Housing (backstory/service offerings).
  • Kelly's career overview.
  • Surfing in NYC and establishing an online community to empower women to get active outside.
  • The role of a Development Manager at Terra Housing.
  • What it takes to be a successful Development Manager.
  • Development Management in the non-profit vs. private sector - what's the difference?
  • Why social purpose real estate might be for you.
  • Next steps in Kelly's career.