Southfield-based national real estate development, investment and property management company, REDICO, announced the promotion of Samantha Eckhout to senior vice president of development.
Eckhout joined REDICO in 2013 as a senior project manager, specifically focused on American house senior living communities development projects, and was promoted to vice president in 2015.
Recently, Eckhout completed American house coconut point, a 194-unit senior living community in Estero, Florida and a stand-alone memory care project in Roseville. She has recently overseen the commencement of 124 units in Fort Myers, Florida and is in the process of completing another 40-unit stand-alone memory care in Rochester.
Currently, Eckhout is responsible for the strategic expansion of the American House platform through ground-up development opportunities. She will continue to be responsible for the successful delivery of senior housing projects, including management of the planning, entitlements, and construction of new and existing properties. Ekhout has developed and redeveloped 10 senior housing communities, totaling more than 1,000 units.
Eckhout managed American house projects in a consulting role for four years prior to her role at REDICO. She received her bachelor’s degree in public administration from Oakland University.