Jim Chanin, Founder and President of Chanin Development Inc. has twenty nine years of diversified experience in the real estate industry encompassing land development, general contracting and home building. Prior to founding Chanin Development Inc. in 1993, Mr. Chanin worked for Centex Homes, Inc. During his five-year tenure with Centex, Mr. Chanin had the opportunity to work in many capacities within the company, gaining invaluable experience from the ground up that he has applied to his own real estate development and construction endeavors.

Mr. Chanin is primarily responsible for all of Chanin Development Inc.’s real estate related activities, including finance, capital formation, land acquisition and management. Having worked with numerous municipalities in the processes of annexation, land planning, subdivision, entitlements, engineering and development of infrastructure, Mr. Chanin is well versed in all aspects of land development and construction.

Mr. Chanin received his BA degree from Rollins College and is currently involved with The National Association of Home Builders, Colorado Home Builders Association, Urban Land Institute, CU Real Estate Center, and is a Trustee on the Rollins College Board of Trustees, past president of the Rollins College Alumni Board of Directors and a director on the boards of Habitat for Humanity and the Boulder Economic Development Council, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Home Builders Association.

Mr. Chanin has lived in Boulder, Colorado since May, 1987.