- Atlanta Georgia
James S. Shaw or Jim Shaw as he is known in his home state of Georgia, is the founder and chairman of Primestone Properties. After receiving acceptance to one of the best educational institutions in America at Northwestern University, Jim Shaw used his intellect and job experience to start Primestone Properties. Primestone Properties is a company who specializes in the acquisition and development of commercial real estate. The most recent project taken on by Primestone Properties under the leadership of James Shaw is a newly structured property in Charlotte, NC called Yards at Noda. This 342-unit multi family commercial real estate property will be the first newly developed, class-A apartment community in the arts district of Charlotte, North Carolina. The Yards at Noda is located in a desirable area of the city, and aside from its coveted amenities, the apartment community is located adjacent to the future CATS commuter rail line extension.
James Shaw and Primestone Properties ensured that future residents will have ease of access to Charlotte’s public transportation system as an added community feature. Other lucrative projects of Primestone Properties include the Milton Park – Legacy Project, The Barrett Walk – Legacy Project, the One River Place – Legacy Project, the Vinings Mountain – Legacy Project. Added on to James Shaw’s expertise in business he has also made generous donations several causes that he is passionate about such as the North Georgia Humane Society, the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine’s teaching site, and the Morehouse School of Medicine’s facility for pediatric physicians. Moreover, anyone with the intellectual background of James Shaw is expected to support the enhancement of people through proper education. Therefore, his other charitable donations go to Atlanta Public School System and the Lovett School to assist with enhancing the overall learning experience for students.