About Us

The Charter Companies

The Charter Companies is a real estate development firm that focuses on the development of exceptional multifamily, mixed-use and student oriented properties throughout the Southeast. Sourcing, conceptualization, implementation, consulting and advising, Charter has for more than 25 years acted as sponsor/owner, developer or co-developer or development consultant to deliver projects that reflect our philosophy of delivering superior quality, lasting viability and extraordinary places to live. We embrace innovative design and concepts while respecting traditional architecture and strive to insure that our projects enhance the communities in which we become a part.

What We Do

Vision: We create a vision. Acting as sponsor, developer, co-developer or third party consultant, we utilize our comprehensive experience and knowledge of all facets of multifamily, student or mixed-use development to deliver the project as envisioned.

Conceptualization: Recognizing needs within a specific market and creating a vision that fulfills our standards and goals as well as the communities’ aspirations. Feasibility and financial analysis including spending time in the market so that we know, rather than guess what will work.

Implementation: Relying on many years of experience, selecting the design team and providing design management of the team throughout the project; oversight and management of the construction process and general contractor; initiating an innovative and successful marketing and management plan with the Property Manager; monitoring and evaluating leasing activities and assembling the development team best suited for the particular project and market architects, engineers, general contractors, landscape and interior design, marketing and property management.

Miles E. Hill, Jr.

Miles Hill serves as President and CEO of The Charter Companies providing direction for strategic planning of development and consulting activities as well as overseeing day to day activities for the company he founded.

Utilizing his more than 25 years’ experience in the multifamily real estate business, he has been responsible for the development of more than 40 multifamily, student and affordable housing developments across the Southeastern United States. In his role with The Charter Companies , he is responsible for the overall business strategy and business development, negotiating partnerships, capitalization sourcing and project delivery.

Mr. Hill has extensive experience in various real estate financing products, including conventional bank financing, federally insured programs, agency loans, LIHTC financing and other various government programs. He has acted as the sole developer, co-developed and acted as development consultant on a wide variety of successful multifamily projects.

Mr. Hill is a graduate of Millsaps College where he was a member of the varsity tennis team. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the NAHB Multifamily Council, the National Apartment Association and the National Multihousing Council. He serves a Director and volunteer tutor for the Boys & Girls Club of Lee County. He has on a number of occasions spoken at national trade conferences and as a guest lecturer on real estate development at Auburn University McWhorter School of Building Science.

Miles and his family reside in Auburn, Alabama. He holds a private pilot’s license and enjoys spending time with his family as well as tennis, piano and cycling.