fbpx Edward Marchant | Harvard Kennedy School
Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design, GSD

Edward Marchant, Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design, teaches courses on real estate development and finance and on the development, financing, and management of affordable and mixed-income housing. He has also served as a faculty member in Harvard's Executive Education programs sponsored by the the Graduate School of Design, Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School and the Divinity School. As a real estate professional working at The Community Builders, Inc., and later at John M. Corcoran Co., Marchant was actively involved in the development, financing, construction, and management of mixed-income housing, offices, and R&D real estate assets for more than 20 years. An independent real estate advisor since 1990, his clients include nonprofit and for-profit developers and investors, universities, foundations, and local, state, and federal governmental housing agencies. Much of his consulting work focuses on the development of mixed-income housing. Marchant is a graduate of Cornell University (BA in government) and Harvard Business School (MBA). He serves as a Director at The Community Builders, Inc.


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