Director of Development

Derek Hays’ experience in real estate development makes him the ideal Director of Development for The Annex Group. An industry veteran, Hays has several years of acquisition and entitlement experience in developing new residential communities throughout central Indiana. In his position, Hays is responsible for project oversight and development coordination for projects in The Annex Group portfolio. In concert with the greater development team, Derek is involved in all aspects of project development including initial site selection and development strategy, due diligence coordination, entitlements and permit procurement, and schedule, project and budget management through construction start.

Education: Master’s degree in Professional Studies – Real Estate Development, University of Indianapolis

Bachelor of Arts in International Business, Ball State University