Dr. Kaplan, Development & Investment Strategist, President (2018) for Texas Association of Realtors- 44-County South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors Board, works for urban, rural, and destination resort property “Buyers & Sellers”. His transaction range includes listing, development scenarios, planning, negotiating agreements, entitlements, regulatory issues, expert witness testimony, and closing deals. Illustrative international & regional projects include Bayport Industrial Park (Houston), retail & office sites throughout Texas, and energy boom towns, USA and Canada. San Antonio & Chicago projects include: Schmitt Farms (495 ac.), La Cantera/USAA (1,400 ac.), Anaqua Springs (750 ac.), Esperanza/Boerne (1,242 ac.), infrastructure planning for Lerin Hills/Tapatio land assembly (1,600 ac.), hotels, and mixed-use entertainment retail.
Career Board Memberships: AICP, NAIOP, RECSA, CAE, ULI. Concurrently, as academic Professor, government official, and consultant to business & civic groups, Dr. Kaplan published over 100+ books & articles about economic development, planning, demography, energy, architecture and national security as applied to real estate. U. S. Naval Security Group, 1963 – 1969. Ph.D, U. of Chicago. Member, Quadrangle Club.
Licensed Real Estate Agent, TX #370190