ULMT R.E.D. Academy
Urban League of Middle Tennessee Real Estate Developers Academy
Surveying the growth and development of our city and being conscious that it should truly reflect Nashville’s diversity ULMT decided to provide an equitable and diverse opportunity for developers of color within the Nashville community. ULMT launched R.E.D. (Real Estate Developers) Academy supported by Amazon Housing Equity Fund.
The Academy's purpose is to empower developers of color with opportunities to create environments that combine local knowledge, partnerships, and key strengths – including program design, project financing - to support the growth of their business and to support the Nashville community.
The Real Estate Developers Academy works to broaden participants’
skills and opportunities while also increasing affordable housing in Nashville through three key areas:
2022 R.E.D. Academy Fellows
R.E.D. Academy offers persons of color in the built environment profession an unequaled educational opportunity. It prepares the fellows with the knowledge, resources, and connections to scale their businesses and further their impact on the real estate development market in Nashville. These fellows are the leaders impacting change in Nashville through a barrier-free opportunity to help shape the built environment. It is an 18-month program with a specific focus on Nashville Davidson County while advancing the focus on creating affordable and attainable housing.