Urban Strategist, CIVILIS Consultants
Michele E. Reeves is an urban strategist with extensive experience in revitalizing mixed-use districts, placemaking, retail leasing, development consulting, and project management. In her consulting practice at Civilis, she helps cities renew their urban places by teaching the building blocks for successful revitalization through effective and non-traditional community outreach that includes interactive workshops, hands-on district tours, and presentations. Together with city stakeholders, she develops detailed and achievable plans for revival, with a focus on improving what already exists.
Her real estate background includes working with public/private partnerships, marketing unknown or undesirable districts, pre-development consulting, and strategizing acquisitions and development programs with private sector investors.
Michele also has experience with industrial real estate, facilities engineering, and project management from her years as Director of Business Development, Asia for Chromalloy, a multi-national aerospace corporation. Based out of Taipei, Taiwan, she worked on site selection for potential manufacturing plants and evaluated the feasibility of creating joint ventures with various Taiwanese companies. She won and managed a contract to consult with the Taiwanese government to obtain a Bilateral Airworthiness Agreement with the United States.