BKV Group Appoints David Banta as Senior Living Lead in D.C.
Design firm BKV Group has appointed David Banta as partner and senior living lead for the Washington, D.C., practice site.
Banta comes to BKV Group with more than 35 years of experience, much of it dedicated to senior living. In his new role, he will continue to grow BKV Group’s senior living portfolio and purposefully design spaces that meet the distinct needs of older adults. Over the years, he has applied his skills and talents to a range of properties built and designed for aging residents, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care communities, as well as active adult developments and affordable housing for seniors.
“On the heels of an extraordinarily challenging year, it is exciting to be looking toward a promising future by growing our team and strengthening our presence across markets and property sectors, including hospitality and senior living,” said Jack Boarman, managing partner at BKV Group.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.