Our team combines for over 35 years of experience in the fields of real estate investing, operations, city planning, entrepreneurship, finance, engineering, architecture, contracting, branding & marketing. Belle Hampton's diverse experience, our integrity and focus on design are keys to our track-record and continued success. 

The firm’s leadership and investment team members have demonstrated success through numerous real estate endeavors and across a spectrum of value creation strategies, including renovations, development, and repositioning, and they have served in advisory and consulting roles for clients and investors.

Our management team consists of:


Zerik Scales – Partner (Design, Architecture & Contracting) 

10 Years as a social conscious developer

• Work: Director of Restorations at Reinhabit

Fully licensed California Contractor

• Masters of Urban & City Planning, University of Southern California; BA of Architecture, Hampton University

• Design Philosophy: “He who owns land dictates how the world is shaped,”

Shawn Ward – Partner (Finance, Strategy & Marketing) 

Managed the launch of over 15 consumer product, tech and service companies since 2001

• Financial Modeling, Business Operations and Program Management

• Masters and Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering (University of Michigan; Oakland University)

• Work: Detroit Motor City Match, Chrysler, Adidas, NYU Data Future Labs, Puma, Fila, Ward & Fifth Consulting, KangaROOS, Converse, Merrell, Williamson Goods & Supply

• Awards & Recognition: CNN New Guard, Farmani Group, People Magazine, Black Enterprise, NY Urban League

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