Leading the Pack

As a construction manager in the Atlanta suburbs, in 2007 Luis Imery observed that the indiscriminate tree felling and land moving taking place on job sites didn’t jibe with the green homes, eco-safe cleaning products, and low-emissions vehicles appearing increasingly in magazines and TV programs. A prescient homebuilder like himself could fill that local gap. Yet, rather than pounce on opportunity, Imery planned his entrepreneurial career change deliberately. He and a partner sent questionnaires to Prius and Insight owners, conducted surveys at farmers markets in his Athens, Georgia, hometown and surrounding areas, and held focus groups to confirm the niche. Slide Show Photo © Bisig Impact Group ----- Advertising ----- “The conclusion was that a majority of builders were just focusing on curb appeal, while people were legitimately concerned about energy efficiency, water ...

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