Jim Carr founded Westbrooke Communities, Inc. in 1976 as a land development and residential home building company which quickly joined the ranks of the state’s largest and most respected builders, with more than 15,000 homes constructed throughout South Florida over the last thirty years.
In 1998 Jim sold Westbrooke Communities, Inc. to Pacific USA Holdings Corp, a Texas-based company engaged in financial services, real estate activities, technology and investment banking. He continued to serve as President and CEO of Westbrooke Communities until 2001. In 2001 he formed Carr Residential, LLC with the purpose of developing specific in-fill locations and multi-family communities throughout South Florida. In 2008, Messrs. Carr, Codina and Gragg founded CC Devco, LLC. CC Devco was formed to acquire land and develop residential communities throughout Florida. Current CC Devco projects include Monterra, 525-acres in Cooper City (the largest undeveloped parcel in Broward County), Yellow Bluff, 680 homes in Jacksonville, Traditions at Grey Oaks in Naples which is comprised of 40 coach homes and 61 villas and Osprey Oaks, 185 homes in Boynton Beach. An affiliate of CC Devco is developing several apartment projects, including Pebblewalk at Doral (352 units), Doral White Course (249 units) and Toscana Apartment Homes in Davie (350 units).
An active member of the South Florida community Jim has served on the Board of Trustees of Baptist Health South Florida for over 20 years where he is currently a member of the Executive Committee, Chairman of the Board, Chairman of Baptist Health Enterprises (the for-profit subsidiary), Chairman of the Board’s Investment committee, a member of the Finance, Facilities and Compensation committees and a Director of Doctors Hospital which is owned by Baptist Health South Florida. Jim also has served on the Board of Directors of three public corporations, Newmark Homes Corp, LNR Properties and Great Florida Bank. Jim is past President of the Builders Association of South Florida and a recipient of numerous industry-related awards.