James T. Davis, RA
Real Estate Development Consultant
James T. Davis began consulting in luxury real estate development in 2004. A licensed real estate broker with Eovino & Associates, Jimmy performs the role of chief operations officer. He managed the development of three beachfront estates across Mahakea beach in Laie. The property was purchased in 2007, has over 400 feet of beach-frontage, and he led a subdivision into four lots, coupled with a CPR on three of the lots. Jimmy’s experience has kept these projects on time and on budget, and the current Hale Ka'iulani Estate is expected to be completed in June 2020. Prior to the Mahakea project he managed the development of several $10M+ residential estates on Kailua Beach, Portlock, and Kahala Avenue.
Jimmy’s interest is in seeking undervalued land opportunities and transforming them to vibrant luxury properties. Jimmy performs investment return analysis and originates proformas on front-end acquisitions. He has produced innovative market strategies for the company and generated private placement opportunities to raise capital. Upon completion of each project, he provides a unique marketing vision to the sale of new luxury estates. In addition to strategic planning and negotiating debt financing, he enjoys the daily interactions with various design and construction professionals, and the dynamic atmosphere of managing residential real estate development in Hawaii.
Jimmy is a 2004 graduate of the University of Hawaii MBA, and holds a BA in Economics from the College of William & Mary. Prior to his real estate career, he was a logistics officer in the United States Army, and he worked for ESPN and the producers of the Hawaii Bowl, and raced professionally as a triathlete. He enjoys camping, fishing, running, and traveling with his wife Sara and three children, Hannah, Delilah & Kainoa. He is also a volunteer educator at the Hawaii Nature Center.