Mr. DuBard is an independent real estate developer and founder/principal of The New Urban Collaborative, a development company that also operates a brokerage firm under the same name. NEC works throughout Boston and Martha’s Vineyard. He is also frequently associated with Silverstone Development, one of the South End’s most highly respected developers. Jefrey is intimately involved and responsible for the acquisition, design, development, construction and management of every project he is involved with. Mr. DuBard possesses over sixteen years of industry experience in real estate development. Having acquired and developed his first South End property in 2005, he is a veteran of the real estate market.
In both his role as developer and as broker, Mr. DuBard leads strategic direction and works directly with community members, neighbors, contractors, city officials, investors and banking institutions. In his career, he has participated in over 40 development projects and has taken part in real estate transactions with an aggregate total in excess of $200 million.
After 12 years at Milton Academy, Mr. DuBard studied economics and communications at the Wharton School and Annenberg School of the University of Pennsylvania. He worked in finance and entertainment prior to embarking on his career in real estate. Mr. DuBard’s philanthropic endeavors include involvement with The West Tisbury Affordable Housing Committee, Artists for Humanity, The Trust for Historic Preservation, The South End Historical Society and The Trust for Public Land.