Catalyzing Sustainable Development 

Smart Growth is a real estate development, investment and services firm on a mission. We are dedicated to promoting mixed use, urban infill and transit oriented development that promotes thriving community.


Check out the residential & commercial development projects that we've been involved with over the years

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Explore ways to invest in development projects lead by us and our affiliate groups across the country

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Work with us on acquisitions / dispositions, capital advisory, strategic consulting & professional training

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Want to become a smart growth real estate developer?

The Smart Growth Developer Academy is the premiere professional training platform on how to build wealth & create impact with small scale real estate development

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Learn from leading developers!

Listen to the Smart Growth Developer Spotlight episodes where Chris Porto interviews leading real estate developers from across the country about their journey. 

Download our FREE Roadmap for Creating Value in Real Estate!

This Roadmap will break down the key phases in the development process, the types of assets and projects you can target, the multiple entrance / exit points to consider, the financing rounds to hurdle, and the potential payoffs - including the "holy grail" if you can create enough value! Chris Porto presents this roadmap in a short training video after clicking the button below and registering.

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