Louis Smart

Louis Smart

Vice President – Development & Investment


Louis Smart joined Foundry Commercial in February of 2020. Louis is responsible for deal sourcing, underwriting, and due-diligence of acquisitions and development opportunities for the Development and Investment team in the Carolinas region.

Prior to Foundry, Louis spent 5 years with HQ Capital, a New York City based real estate private equity company. In this role he provided business development, deal sourcing, partnership formation, due diligence, and asset management for all of HQ’s joint venture investment activities in the Southeast Region.

Louis began his career in Washington, DC working for Crown Advisors, a leading real estate executive search firm.

Education & Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Arts, Sewanee: University of the South – History
  • Masters of Business Administration – UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School – Real Estate Finance and Development Concentratio

Community Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity