William G. Price Jr. – Chairman of the Board – A Philadelphia area native, Bill is a graduate of Temple University, with a major in Real Estate. From 1979 through 1987, as a top commercial real estate broker in the Philadelphia area, he was responsible for some of the largest real estate transactions.
In 1987, he joined a commercial development firm as a partner with responsibility for day-to-day management, marketing and financing of the real estate portfolio. Between 1987 and 1998, Bill played a crucial role in the expansion of the portfolio from under 100,000 square feet to over 1,500,000 square feet. He had the lead role in the negotiations for the sale of the firm’s portfolio for over $100 million dollars to Mack-Cali, a national REIT.
After relocating to Southwest Florida in 1998, Bill continued with commercial development and expanded into residential development. By 2008 the firm was one of the largest privately held commercial and high-end residential development companies in the market. The company developed over 3,000,000 square feet of flex and office properties and over 100 custom homes in Southwest Florida. In his career, Bill has personally been involved in the construction, finance, sale or leasing of real estate valued at over $1 billion dollars.
Bill is the patriarch of Seagate Development Group. With 35 years in the real estate industry, Bill draws on his past experiences to focus the company’s resources on sound opportunities and navigate the sometimes treacherous waters of the real estate business. Bill oversees the company’s financials, assembles investor partners, arranges financing of projects, manages the entitlement process of new developments, maintains investor relations, as well as a broad range of day to day responsibilities. His established relationships provide access to capital markets that allow Seagate to leverage unique opportunities. His reputation for honesty and integrity positions Seagate for continued success and growth in the future.