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About Us

Gables Urban is a division of Gables Residential which specializes in creating successful mixed-use destinations inspired by urban centers around the country. Each development is carefully crafted to fuel the symbiotic relationship between residents, retailers and the surrounding workforce. Focused on in-town developments, Gables Urban capabilities include development, marketing, retail leasing and property management.


Darin Botelho, Vice President of Retail Operations

Darin is responsible for the Gables Urban portfolio including property management, leasing, customer retention, rent collection, tenant construction coordination, as well as marketing and the implementation of promotional events. Prior to joining Gables, Darin was responsible for the overall operation and financial success of Kansas City’s famed 1.2 million square-foot mixed-use Country Club Plaza, six neighborhood shopping centers and more than 150,000 square feet of class A office space. Darin’s management skills were honed at Aventura Mall in North Miami Beach, Florida and South Park Shopping Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Katy Slade, Development Director

Katy joins us from Western Development Corporation, where she was instrumental in the redevelopment of Georgetown Park in Washington D.C. She also attended Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania where she received degrees in urban planning and real-estate development.


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