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20 People to Know in Residential Real Estate

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal.

New to the Valley or working in homebuilding or home sales? Here’s your primer on well-known residential real estate sector movers and shakers around the area

As a land use and zoning attorney for Withey Morris PLC, Adam Baugh has a knack for problem solving and removing obstacles that impede development.

He has countless stories of working with homeowners to address their concerns about a particular project being proposed in their neighborhoods, somehow managing to allay their fears and secure zoning approval.

Most recently, he worked on several residential infill sites in the South Mountain area to address key items, such as equity, affordability and healthy neighborhoods.

When he first takes on a case, it can feel like an impossible mountain to climb, but has proven the projects he backs not only are wise land use decisions but also provide community benefits.

“This can only be achieved through strong relationships with local community groups, nonprofits and area stakeholders,” he said. “Fortunately, we’ve been able to secure key entitlements for various multifamily, town home and single-family communities in what is otherwise a very challenging place to succeed.”

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