As President of Construction, Mr. Askew is responsible for all construction activities including ground-up new construction and substantial rehabilitation projects.
Prior to joining Middleburg, Mr. Askew was a Senior Vice President, East Division for Wood Partners where he was responsible for all construction in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Prior to Wood Partners he was responsible for the management of all multifamily construction and major capital expenditures for Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE: MAA) and its predecessor Colonial Properties Trust (NYSE:CLP).
In this role, Mr. Askew oversaw the construction of 18 multifamily properties, and capital expenditures for over 31,000 units. Before joining Colonial, Mr. Askew worked for Clark Realty Builders as Senior Project Executive for the Fort Benning military privatization housing project and for Wood Partners and Lincoln Contractors as Project Manager building multifamily, student, and hospitality properties. Mr. Askew currently holds General Contractor licenses in multiple states and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.