EXPERIENCED ENTREPRENEUR TRIO ESTABLISH NEW DEVELOPMENT FIRM, REBAR DEVELOPMENT, IN FISHERS

FISHERS – Founded by three local entrepreneurs, Rebar Development announced today the opening of their office in the Fishers’ Nickel Plate District on Technology Drive. With a history of experience in public-private partnerships, Rebar Development is a dynamic real estate development company that works closely with cities, towns, and business owners to deliver high-quality, results-driven commercial real estate projects.

Years in the making and the culmination of three local entrepreneurs’ experience—Shelby Bowen, Jerry Ewing, and Jim Ratliff—Rebar Development’s executive team has helped transform America’s Best Places to Live with a comprehensive approach to development.

“We are very excited to combine our decades of experience and announce the launch of Rebar Development,” said Shelby Bowen, President and Partner. “With vast experience working with cities and towns across the Midwest, our team is uniquely situated to partner with communities, landowners, and investors, to create long-term value for our partners while building vibrant places in which people want to work, create, and live.”

As president and partner of Rebar Development, Bowen’s focus is pursuing new partnership opportunities by working closely with municipalities, business owners, and financial partners from concept phase throughout the development process. With intimate experience in the redevelopment of America’s best communities like Carmel and Fishers, Indiana, Bowen’s passion is creating economic opportunities for communities while revitalizing Main Street, USA.

Partner, Jerry Ewing oversees all corporate business, including sales and marketing initiatives. Additionally, he leads client services programs with a focus on engaging new equity partners, establishing tenant relationships, and managing existing client relationships. With two decades of experience leading a national technology services company with $200 million in revenues upon his exit, Ewing has extraordinary experience leading innovative sales and marketing campaigns.

Jim Ratliff is uniquely qualified to manage the company’s investment and banking strategies. In addition, Ratliff leads the insurance and broker services programs—focusing on establishing and maintaining valuable, long-term business relationships. Currently an active private investor in several companies and real estate projects, Ratliff brings a keen sense of investment opportunity through analysis and execution.

Rebar Development is located at 8937 Technology Drive in Fishers, Indiana. To learn more about Rebar Development or to keep up-to-date on project news, visit Rebardev.com or follow on Twitter and LinkedIN.

Kaitlin Jager