Arter — based in the Cincinnati office — has been with NELSON for more than 20 years, most recently serving as Vice President within the Mixed-Use Practice for the past seven years. From 500,000-square-foot mixed-use developments, to shopping centers, hotels, and restaurants, Arter’s experience spans several different markets. His client base includes Simon Property Group, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Brookfield, Washington Prime Group, and more. Arter earned his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Cincinnati.
Most recently serving as the Director of Global Architecture for Popeyes, DeBuys brings with him more than 30 years of experience and has performed on over 500 projects in new construction and renovation. DeBuys has been part of several of NELSON’s mixed-use projects including The Battery Atlanta, Fenton, and Riverton. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Tulane University, and then went on to receive his master’s degree in architecture.
“We are thrilled for Eric and Rhett to form the vision and future for our Mixed-Use Practice,” said Chief Operating Officer of NELSON Worldwide Sheryl Moore-Marlette. “The two have contributed to much success over the years, and we’re excited to combine their holistic experiences across retail, restaurant, multi-family, hospitality, and beyond, to create dynamic destinations of the future.”