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Wendy Welch Souris and Kristen Heggie have joined GBT Realty’s diversified development team

Souris, Heggie Join GBT Realty’s Diversified Development Team

Brentwood, TN-based GBT Realty Corporation has hired two real estate professionals to bolster its diversified development team:

  • Wendy Welch Souris as VP of diversified development
  • Kristen Heggie as development manager of diversified development

GBT’s diversified development division focuses on environments that blend multifamily, hospitality, office, retail and medical assets in high-growth urban and suburban markets primarily in the Southeast.

Souris joins GBT Realty from Brookfield Properties, where she spent the last six years focused on the implementation of mixed-use developments, most recently Fifth + Broadway in downtown Nashville. Souris began in Nashville launching the Gulch with the delivery of the Terrazzo building in 2009 for Crosland. She then worked for the Atlanta office of JLL focusing on Nashville retail properties.

Heggie has been in the real estate industry in Nashville for nearly 15 years. She has experience as an owner’s representative, developer and construction manager for organizations such as Skanska, Brookfield Properties, DPR Construction and the Nashville Convention Center Authority.


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Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.

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