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Donna Preiss Named Impact Triangle Real Estate Broker

Donna Preiss Named Impact Triangle Real Estate Broker

Distinction recognizes individuals who have helped shape the Triangle real estate community

RALEIGH, NC – March 13, 2008 – Donna Preiss, founder and CEO of The Preiss Company (TPCO), was recently honored by Business Leader magazine and Triangle Real Estate magazine as a Triangle residential broker leader for 2007/2008. TPCO is the largest off-campus student housing provider for North Carolina State University, Clemson University, UNC Charlotte. The company recently acquired University Estates at Austin, making them the largest housing provider for the University of Texas. It was the company’s first student housing acquisition with HSBC Capital (USA) Inc.

Preiss founded TPCO in 1987. Under her leadership, the company employs over 130 team members and provides a wide range of services including acquisition, property management, disposition, development, and consulting for multi-family real estate investments. Beginning its 21st year, TPCO has formed over 50 partnerships and has been the developer or co-developer of over 20 projects stretching from Texas to Maryland.

“I’m so honored by this recognition and extremely grateful to the many, many team members who have made this distinction possible,” says Preiss. “I’m fortunate to be surrounded by the most talented, creative, and dedicated real estate professionals in the industry. Together, The Preiss Company is redefining the college experience by providing an environment that stimulates intellectual and social growth and by fostering a community spirit among residents and staff. We look forward to continuing to make a positive impact in the Triangle and in the residential real estate market.”

Throughout her career, Preiss has participated in the acquisition and development of approximately $300 million of student housing development. Over the years, she has been recognized by Triangle Business Journal as one of the Triangle’s most successful professional women and was awarded their 2006 Women in Business Award. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the SPCA, the Advisory Board for the National Multi-Housing Council, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Last year, Preiss spoke at the National Apartment Association (NAA) Education Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, NV. The 3-day event featured keynote speakers Archie Manning, Peyton Manning, and 60 Minutes’ anchor, Lesley Stahl.

Press Contact:
Amy Barger, Director of Marketing
The Preiss Company
(919) 532-1114