Board of Directors
Ferd Belz - L.C. Fulenwider, Inc.
Ferd is the former President of Cherokee Investment Partners and co-founded Dakota Ridge in 1996. Ferd is also the Board Chair for Real Estate Generation, LLC and is on the Board of Directors for DDP Management Group. Ferd holds cum laude degrees in both architecture and engineering from the University of Kansas and he began his career as a licensed architect. Ferd moved into real estate development through the specialized field of project and development management. As a developer, his projects have included virtually every real estate product type and major mixed-use projects. These included the development of the Tabor Center covering two square blocks in downtown Denver.
Ferd has developed more than $1 billion of hotel and resort real estate as well as numerous commercial, residential, retail, and senior housing projects. He was also development manager during the pre-development and entitlements phase of the $150 million Pepsi Center He has conducted extensive work in the redevelopment, renovation and repositioning of real estate and has led Dakota Ridge’s efforts on the redevelopment of Mercy Hospital and the 9th Avenue Campus of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC) in Denver.