Kateesha Atterberry (Jan. 18th) – Using Real Estate Development to Address Racial Inequities

Founder & CEO, Urban Black LLC

Kateesha Atterberry is the Founder & Managing Director of Urban Black, LLC. She oversees all real estate development activities including acquisition, predevelopment, financing strategy, design & construction, and asset management. Kateesha brings 17+ years of unique real estate management & development, business & finance, and public policy experience to her work.

Previously, Kateesha served as Senior Commercial Property Manager at the Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority (PDA), a quasi-government agency chartered by the City of Seattle to own, manage, and develop nine acres and 11 mixed-use public-owned assets in Seattle’s most beloved historic district.

Kateesha also served as a Project Manager in the 2008 Pike Place Market $68.2 million Capital Redevelopment project; and, provided early conceptional planning and design to the Pike Place Market Waterfront project.

She is a third generation Seattleite and Garfield high school graduate. Kateesha holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from the University of Washington, is an upcoming International Law student at Seattle University, and is Certified in Commercial Real Estate Development (University of Washington College of Built Environments), Construction Management (Turner School of Construction), and Sales & Marketing (Bellevue College).

Currently, Urban Black enjoys a project pipeline of approximately $250 million in mixed-use projects around the Greater Seattle area in various stages of development.

Source: Bellevue Rotary Club