- About Us
We connect companies and communities directly. With our years of experience helping companies find the right location, we have built new technology to enhance our searches.
Duff & Phelps has a proven track record of assisting companies with location strategies in the U.S. and around the globe.
Our world-class site selection and economic development specialists identify clusters of a skilled workforce and find dynamic communities that attract and retain talented employees.
Duff & Phelps
Greg specializes in identifying and securing sites that meet the current and futures needs of clients, and structuring and negotiating government-sponsored economic development incentives packages. Over the past few years, Greg has managed projects with capital investment exceeding $10.1 billion for which he has obtained $3.2 billion of incentives for his clients.
Greg received his B.S. in economics, with honors, from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama and his J.D. from St. Louis University. He also has been a visiting adjunct professor at Michigan State University’s Land Policy Institute in East Lansing, Michigan where he participated in the study, "Changing the Past or Investing in Our Future." In addition, Greg has advised four governors about their transition plans and economic development policies as well as testified in front of joint sessions of the Texas and Michigan Legislatures.
StageXchange is a private equity deal management platform designed to accelerate capital raising by streamlining the due diligence process for. The StageXchange platform meets the needs of a broad range of domestic and international clients including large institutional investors, family offices and accredited investors. Stage has provided services to over 1,000 clients.
20 years plus experience in Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and most recently a founder and CEO of StageXchange a successful fintech company. Hopkins has substantial experience conducting due diligence and advising senior management. Real Estate and construction experience ranging from site selection and distressed assets to being recruited to sit on the Investment Committee at Sama Dubai, the international property development arm of Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed. In this role, Hopkins was in charge of reviewing feasibility analyses of billion-dollar development projects located across Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. After the collapse of Lehman in 2008, Hopkins returned to Florida where he successfully founded a private investment company focused on distressed residential real estate in SWFL. In 2011 with the backing of a Canadian VC firm, Hopkins launched Canus Capital in anticipation of the wave of foreclosed properties expected to hit the market. Under Hopkins leadership, Canus delivered a 20% + IRR to equity investors.
Hopkins has been a guest lecturer at the Urban Land Institute, Johns Hopkins and Georgetown University. He also served as an Advisor in the MPS Real Estate program at Georgetown University.