Kirk. D. Eicholtz
Kirk D. Eicholtz is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Christian Tyler Properties, LLC (“CTP”). Prior to forming CTP, Mr. Eicholtz had a distinguished legal career and was well known in the real estate development community. Mr.Eicholtz’s practice provided clients a full range of administrative, regulatory, environmental, and land use representation at all levels of government – local, state, and federal – including legislative lobbying.
Since CTP’s inception in 1995, Mr. Eicholtz has directed all strategic and operational decisions. CTP develops and re-develops commercial properties throughout Florida and, more recently, has expanded its development efforts to focus on the Southeast United States. Mr. Eicholtz has vast experience in both typical “ground up” commercial real estate development (senior care, office, retail, industrial, and “flex”), as well as in investing in distressed and/or under performing assets from community, local and regional financial institutions and repositioning them to their highest and best use in the marketplace.
Mr. Eicholtz and CTP have been the owner, developer, investor and/or part of the development team on over $1.0 billion of transactions, including 1.0MM square feet of retail, office, industrial and “flex” space; numerous large-scale multi-family and residential subdivisions; and senior care facilities (assisted living and memory care), multi-family apartment and condominium projects. In addition, CTP is involved in renewable Waste-to-Energy facilities in emerging countries.
In 2012, Mr. Eicholtz entered the EB-5 platform through his acquisition of the Florida Equity & Growth Fund Regional Center LLC (“FEGFRC”). FEGFRC with its partners has raised in excess of $200 million in EB-5 funds for job creating enterprises.
Mr. Eicholtz earned his law degree, with high honors, from Indiana University School of Law. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. He sits on several charitable boards, including the Eicholtz Family Foundation.