Matthew Davies

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Matthew Davies
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Born (1978-02-27) February 27, 1978 (age 43)
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
OccupationEntrepreneur
OrganizationHarmony Communities
Websiteharmonycom.com/stockton-matthew-davies/

Matthew Davies (February 27, 1978) is an American entrepreneur and real estate investor, he is the CEO and founder of Harmony Communities. Primarily operating in the Western United States, Harmony Communities owns over 33 manufactured housing communities.[1]

Davies, provided affordable housing solutions to the increasing housing crisis in California and partners with non-profit organizations and municipalities providing consulting services.[2] The idea behind Harmony Communities is to offer compact homes as a solution for the rapidly increasing housing crisis in California.[3]

Early life and education

Davies was born and raised in California. He graduated from the University of the Pacific in 2001 earning a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and a minor in Engineering. He obtained an MBA from Santa Clara University in 2003.

Career

Davies launched an online retail business, importing Danish and Italian Jewelry in 2002 and operated a Stockton restaurant that he owned and operated with his family from 2005-2019.

In 2005, Davies also launched Brookview Investors LLC.

Davies launched Harmony Communities in 2009, with an intent to expand affordable housing options. Harmony Communities manages over 33 properties across California, Oregon and Nevada. Davies’ idea of energy efficient small homes has grown Harmony Communities to over $150 million in assets. Harmony Communities creates solar powered communities; which produce significant energy cost savings for communities and reduces the company’s overall carbon footprint.[4]

Through his Tiny Homes Conversion Program launched in April of 2019, Davies has been gradually converting some of his manufactured housing communities to neighborhoods of tiny homes, providing options for newer, space and energy-efficient affordable housing options for residents.[5][6]

Davies has been interviewed for articles on the topics of rent control and affordable housing financing requirements in leading magazines such as Yahoo Finance, Builder Magazine, Work and Money, and WMA’s The Reporter.[7][8]

Personal life

Davies is the son of a successful real estate broker and developer, following in his footsteps to improvise and create affordable housing options.

References

  1. "20 Truths About Tiny Houses". www.workandmoney.com. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  2. Fitzgerald, Michael. "Fitzgerald: Pot king turns over new leaf". recordnet.com. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  3. Davies, Matthew (2020-06-26). "Stockton, CA Not-for-Profit, Matthew Davies Consulting". Medium. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  4. Communities, Harmony. "Harmony Communities Celebrates Anniversary of Tiny Homes Conversion Program". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  5. "20 Truths About Tiny Houses". www.workandmoney.com. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  6. "Harmony Communities Celebrates Anniversary of Tiny Homes Conversion Program". Seeking Alpha. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  7. "HOW RENT CONTROL POLICIES COULD IMPACT THE SINGLE-FAMILY MARKET". www.builderonline.com. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  8. "How to Get Tiny House Financing". U.S. News & World Report L.P. July 31, 2019.

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