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R. Donahue Peebles

R. Donahue Peebles, American real estate company executive. Achievements include development of the first 5-star Black-owned convention hotel (Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Hotel) in American history, 2002. Named Black Enterprise Company of Year, 2004; named to Power 150, Ebony magazine, 2008.

Background

  • Peebles, R. Donahue was born on March 2, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

  • Education

    • Attended, Rutgers University. Doctor in Hospitality Management (honorary), Johnson & Wales University.

    Career

    • Real estate agent/appraiser, Washington, 1979—1983. Appointment member District of Columbia Board Equalization and Review, 1983, chairman, 1984—1988. Founder RDP Corporation, 1983, RDP Assessment Appeals Services, Inc., Washington, 1988.

      Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Peebles Corporation (formerly Peebles Atlantic Development Corporation), since 1997. Speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of the first 5-star Black-owned convention hotel (Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Hotel) in American history, 2002.

    Works

    Connections

    • Married Katrina Peebles. Children: Donahue III, Choe.
    • spouse: Katrina Peebles
    • children: Donahue III Peebles
    • Choe Peebles
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    Nationality
    • 1979 - 1983
      Real estate agent/appraiser
      Washington, United States
    • 1983
      founder RDP Corporation
    • 1988
      founder RDP Corporation
      Washington, United States
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