Strengthen your city’s core.
Activate and stimulate your neighborhood.
Mark Deutschmann is fluent in the language of community.
An eye towards the future
Mark Deutschmann is an advocate for strong, connected, and sustainable local communities and is a key player in the revitalization of Nashville’s most in-demand urban neighborhoods. Mark is a visionary with an eye towards the future of urban living and aims to plan, build, and revive neighborhoods that are magnetic, providing aspects that residents look for in a healthy and environmentally conscious community.
Mark’s book, One-Mile Radius: Building Community From the Core, is a personal manifesto, relaying countless experiences throughout his life that led he and his team to transform Nashville’s urban landscape. Mark’s mission is to spread the word about how neighbors, leaders, and activists can collaborate to build continuously growing and thriving communities.
Mark also spreads his message through a series of keynote presentations on a range of topics including activating and stimulating neighborhoods, creating urban magnets, trail-oriented development, community collaboration, sustainability, urban real estate sales strategies, and many others.Learn more about Mark as a presenter here
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October 26, 2021
Creating a Multifamily Dwelling to Fit the Neighborhood Culture and Attract Residents
In 2014, Core Development decided to focus its urban revitalization efforts in Wedgewood-Houston. We purchased just over nine acres of land and started to build Nashville’s first live/make community called The Finery. The concept fit the culture of the urban neighborhood and resulted from a charrette we held with neighborhood leaders, business owners, and Nashville […]
September 9, 2021
My wife, Sherry, and I are both entrepreneurs and really value the support and friendships we’ve gained through the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. That’s why we agreed to co-host the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s NEXT Awards on Oct. 25. We talked about the awards, our lives as entrepreneurs and authors, and why we keep investing in people and […]