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Margaret E.Bowen


Margaret E. Bowen has 38 years experience in Government Administration, Property Management and Reasl Estate Development. Ms. Bowen began her career in state government in 1974 working for the Georgia Department of Human Resources. In 1980 Ms. Bowen became the District Administrator for the Griffin District Office of GA DFCS, encompassing 14 counties. She worked closely with local DFCS Boards, County governments and the state of GA to develop, design and renovate 13 county DFCS offices. Ms. Bowen learned first hand the positive effect well organized and planned space can have on the delivery of services to the citizens of Georgia. In 1984 Ms. Bowen transferred to DeKalb County Board of Health to assume the position of Executive Director of Administration. There she dealt with the development and renovation of 300,000 square feet of space. After 20 years of State service, Ms. Bowen entered the private sector to work in real estate development.

In July of 1994, Ms. Bowen become a partner in OA Development, her first development services company. In 2001, Ms. Bowen, along with Mr. Sam Guest started a new company, Forum Development Services and in 2005 Forum Municipal Development Services. After 17 years of partnership Ms. Bowen and Mr. Guest remain a strong team under the new name of BSG Development, LLC. As a Managing Member of the Development Companies, Ms. Bowen has been instrumental in the development, planning and financing of over 30 facilities totaling more than 1,100,000 square feet of office space with a value of over $150,000,000. Ms. Bowen works closely with the client in the planning and development of new buildings to make sure the client gets a facility that is affordable and meets their needs.

Ms Bowen is currently the President and CEO of Forum Management Service, Inc. Forum Management is a Property Management Company that serves a niche in the Government market.

Ms. Bowen is also President of Margaret E. Bowen, Inc. a company that provides consulting services to other companies in the area of development of Commercial Real Estate or Government facilities; and Managing Member of Krisbo Properties, LLC, a Real Estate Investment Company.

 

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