Based in Atlanta, Georgia, as chairman and founder of Primestone Properties, a commercial real estate and private equity investment firm. James (Jim) Shaw also stays active in his community as a sponsor of several humanitarian and arts organizations, such as the Atlanta Ballet.
A mainstay in the Georgia community since 1929, the Atlanta Ballet has developed into one of the leading dance companies in the nation. Between a regular schedule of performances and the Centre for Dance Education, the ballet group is kept busy providing entertainment and learning opportunities to the community year-round.
The Atlanta Ballet will present three productions on May 20-22, 2016, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. In its Atlanta premier, El Beso by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano will open the three-day event, followed by Classical Symphony by Yuri Possokhov. Guggenheim fellow Andrea Miller will close the weekend trio by presenting the world premiere of her latest creation. For ticket information and venue directions, visit www.atlantaballet.com.
James “Jim” S. Shaw is an accomplished alternative energy and commercial real estate investor based in Atlanta, GA. Recently, James S. Shaw and his firm Gvest Partners, LLC, led the development of The Yards at NoDa, a 340-unit apartment complex located in Charlotte, North Carolina’s lively NoDa neighborhood.
Short for North Davidson, NoDa is a popular Charlotte neighborhood that is conveniently located approximately one mile northeast of the city’s downtown. Originally developed as a textile mill community, the historic area is now a thriving arts and entertainment district that offers residents and visitors a mix of art galleries, theaters, boutique shops, restaurants, and live music venues.
As for the housing in NoDa, most of the homes in the area are craftsman-style bungalows that were built in the early 1900s to lodge mill workers. The neighborhood also boasts several renovated and newly constructed townhome and apartment communities that are a big draw for individuals hoping to make the eclectic arts center their home.