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Richard E. Dover is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based real estate developer. Born in Atlanta Georgia, Richard E. Dover moved to Tennessee in his teens and graduated from Bearden High School in 1972. Shortly after, Richard E. Dover enrolled in the University of Tennessee, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts in 1977. From 1979 to 1980, Richard E. Dover was employed by General Homes – a division of Cadillac Fairview, the largest homebuilder in Houston, Texas. There, he won the annual national sales award as top producer and ranked number one in sales for the company for both contracts produced and closings. In 1980, Richard E. Dover expanded his interest in real estate sales and accepted a position with the parent company of CBRE. In 1985, Richard E. Dover began a career as a self-employed real estate developer, traveling across the country. Notable projects for Richard E. Dover during this time include a Fairbanks Ranch, California, luxury residential property development; a mixed-use development in Jacksonville, Florida; and affordable housing developments in historic areas of both Asheville North Carolina, and Houston, Texas. Richard E. Dover joined the Family Pride Corporation in 1993 and has served as General Manager since. Family Pride Corporation specializes in senior living facilities in the Knoxville area. Richard E. Dover has been paramount to a number of high-profile projects for Family Pride Corporation including River Oaks Place Senior Living – a 73 unit independent and assisted living community. River Oaks occupies a historic school building in Lenoir City, Tennessee. Also in Lenoir City, Richard E. Dover is known for having saved the Lenoir City cotton warehouse. This historic river-front warehouse, built in 1800, now serves as a beacon of hope that this nearly forgotten town will thrive once again. Paying special attention to historic preservation, Richard E. Dover has restored several buildings in Knox County including the Carmichael Inn and the Orme Wilson buildings. These buildings, which were built in 1800 and 1852 respectively, have been brought back to their original splendor. Projects such as these have earned Richard E. Dover a reputation in Loudon as one who respects history and has the ability to enhance the future of the community by looking to the past. Today, Richard E. Dover is involved in a number of projects spanning from Knoxville to Oak Ridge. The Oakwood Senior Living Center is in the process of being preserved and rehabilitated into a 62-unit senior living campus. Richard E. Dover is also directing the renovation and preservation of the Guesthouse/Alexander and Senior Living. According to Richard E. Dover, this assisted living center for seniors will be housed inside of a historic boardinghouse built in 1942. These facilities have been designed by Richard E. Dover to be affordable and aesthetically pleasing living spaces for area seniors. Richard E. Dover continues his quest to improve and preserve historic eastern Tennessee. Awards bestowed upon Richard E. Dover include the Tennessee Historical Commission Certificate of Merit and the Mayor’s Award for Citizenship from Lenoir, City Tennessee. Throughout his career, Richard E. Dover has shown an intense interest in green and sustainable building practices. He is a strong community leader who has given his time to the Knox Heritage Organization and the Sequoyah Hills Preservation Society – both in Knoxville. Richard E. Dover has additionally sat on the board of the Americas Foundation in San Diego, California.
Richard E. Dover is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based real estate developer. Born in Atlanta Georgia, Richard E. Dover moved to Tennessee in his teens and graduated from Bearden High School in 1972. Shortly after, Richard E. Dover enrolled in the University of Tennessee, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts in 1977. From 1979 to 1980, Richard E. Dover was employed by General Homes – a division of Cadillac Fairview, the largest homebuilder in Houston, Texas. There, he won the annual national sales award as top producer and ranked number one in sales for the company for both contracts produced and closings. In 1980, Richard E. Dover expanded his interest in real estate sales and accepted a position with the parent company of CBRE. In 1985, Richard E. Dover began a career as a self-employed real estate developer, traveling across the country. Notable projects for Richard E. Dover during this time include a Fairbanks Ranch, California, luxury residential property development; a mixed-use development in Jacksonville, Florida; and affordable housing developments in historic areas of both Asheville North Carolina, and Houston, Texas. Richard E. Dover joined the Family Pride Corporation in 1993 and has served as General Manager since. Family Pride Corporation specializes in senior living facilities in the Knoxville area. Richard E. Dover has been paramount to a number of high-profile projects for Family Pride Corporation including River Oaks Place Senior Living – a 73 unit independent and assisted living community. River Oaks occupies a historic school building in Lenoir City, Tennessee. Also in Lenoir City, Richard E. Dover is known for having saved the Lenoir City cotton warehouse. This historic river-front warehouse, built in 1800, now serves as a beacon of hope that this nearly forgotten town will thrive once again. Paying special attention to historic preservation, Richard E. Dover has restored several buildings in Knox County including the Carmichael Inn and the Orme Wilson buildings. These buildings, which were built in 1800 and 1852 respectively, have been brought back to their original splendor. Projects such as these have earned Richard E. Dover a reputation in Loudon as one who respects history and has the ability to enhance the future of the community by looking to the past. Today, Richard E. Dover is involved in a number of projects spanning from Knoxville to Oak Ridge. The Oakwood Senior Living Center is in the process of being preserved and rehabilitated into a 62-unit senior living campus. Richard E. Dover is also directing the renovation and preservation of the Guesthouse/Alexander and Senior Living. According to Richard E. Dover, this assisted living center for seniors will be housed inside of a historic boardinghouse built in 1942. These facilities have been designed by Richard E. Dover to be affordable and aesthetically pleasing living spaces for area seniors. Richard E. Dover continues his quest to improve and preserve historic eastern Tennessee. Awards bestowed upon Richard E. Dover include the Tennessee Historical Commission Certificate of Merit and the Mayor’s Award for Citizenship from Lenoir, City Tennessee. Throughout his career, Richard E. Dover has shown an intense interest in green and sustainable building practices. He is a strong community leader who has given his time to the Knox Heritage Organization and the Sequoyah Hills Preservation Society – both in Knoxville. Richard E. Dover has additionally sat on the board of the Americas Foundation in San Diego, California.

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Richard E. Dover - Job creation happens when the need for a more skilled workforce is present. (as is with building preservation)
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Richard E. Dover - Connect with my Google+ Page here:
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Richard E. Dover - Did you know that construction materials accounts for almost one-fifth of the the waste in American landfills?
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Richard E. Dover - FPC always tries to align with todays' "green" movement. Restoration follows that mantra.
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Richard E. Dover - I believe that restoring unused property will reduce the vacancy rate for other neighborhoods.
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Richard E. Dover - I think the environment benefits the most from historic buildings being preserved/rehabilitated.
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