Charles A. Rulick, Jr.
Housing and Mixed-Use Real Estate Development Leader

215 3rd Ave #2 Venice, CA 90291     614.638.9970  
Multifamily and mixed-use real estate developer highly skilled at assembling and leading the best multidisciplinary teams to create value in real estate. Nationwide experience managing the delivery of 4,954 residential units and 2.27 million SF of retail, a combined asset value of $2.1B.​​​​​​​

Grubb Properties, Senior Vice President, Development, Los Angeles, CA   2021-present
- Responsible for a rapidly growing pipeline of multifamily development projects totaling +2,000 units in CA
- Responsible for hiring and managing a new team and establishing an office in Los Angeles 

CenterCal Properties, Executive Vice President, Development, Los Angeles, CA   2017-2021
Full Circle Development Process, Business Strategy and Management:
- Led a pipeline of mixed-use projects totaling 1,755 units, 520,000 SF of retail, $1.36B in CA & Pacific NW
- Projects range in size from +/-$100-$600MM; largest programmatic JV partner with CalSTRS
- Assisted with company restructuring, staffing and business planning allowing for a move from a centralized structure to 3 regional offices
- Responsible for rebuilding org structure/talent, investment committee and development processes to include multifamily development within an established retail company

Miller-Valentine Group, Vice President Multifamily Development, Charlotte, NC   2014 – 2017
- Built and managed a team which produced a $305MM project pipeline resulting in: (8) new market rate (luxury) multifamily development opportunities or 1,854 units, (4) construction starts $137 MM, rezoning and entitlements for 1,398 units, (1) asset sale, and (3) land sales in NC, SC, OH and KY
- 2016 production pushed the company into NMHC’s Top 20 Developers for the first time
- Joined Miller-Valentine to build and lead the luxury multifamily development business (inactive since 2007)
- Sourced sites, managed predevelopment pursuits from acquisition and entitlements through construction completion, managed debt/equity, broker and consultant relationships, completed all financial underwriting
- Rebuilt all processes for underwriting, investment committee/debt/equity pitches, and execution

Wood Partners, Development Associate, Charlotte, NC   2013 – 2014
- Managed a $168,000,000 pipeline of active and pre-development projects in NC, SC, TN and VA (1,345 units)
- Sourced sites, managed predevelopment pursuits from acquisition and entitlements through construction completion, managed debt/equity, broker and consultant relationships, completed all financial underwriting

The Development Studio LLC (TDS), Principal, Charlotte, NC   2008 – 2013
- Provided solution-oriented consulting to developers of multifamily, mixed-use & luxury residential projects
- Services included: market economics, finance and strategy, feasibility, master planning, design and construction advisory, and development project management
- Client and contract assignments included: Forest City, NRP, Wells Fargo, and high net-worth individuals

Forest City Realty Trust, Development Associate & Investment Intern, Cleveland, OH   2006 – 2008
- Managed the design, entitlement and development process for 1.75 M square feet of retail, $1.36B
- Internship value: investment committee special projects for CFO – recommended for development position

The Urban Land Institute, Full Member   2005 – present
- National Product Council, Urban Development Mixed-use (current), Guest & Member (2015-present)
- Charlotte District Council, Young Leaders Group, Chairman (2013-2015)
- Wells Fargo Top 25 “Who’s Next,” ULI Young Leaders Group National Scholarship Recipient (2013)

Clemson University Advancement Board for Real Estate Development, Director   2015 - 2019
Clemson University Real Estate Alumni Society, Board of Directors, Member at Large  2013 - present


Clemson University, Master’s Degree, Real Estate Development (MRED), Clemson, SC   2007
- Featured: Urban Land Magazine, 8/09, pp 82-86, Sustainable Development at the Graduate Level (2009)

The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture (BSLA), Columbus, OH   2003
- National Academic Merit Award of Excellence, The American Society of Landscape Architects (2003)
- Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, Top of Class Award (2001, 2002, 2003)


- PLA, Registered Professional Landscape Architect, NC Board of Landscape Architects, License # 1906
- CLARB Certified, Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Council Record # 41639
LEED AP, US Green Building Council


Travel (prior to 2020!), CA wine country, running along the beach,
classical piano & honorary Jamaican.

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