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12.13.18 – Baird Hawkins

Real Estate Developer/Owner - Interfuse Capital

December 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Topic: “Historical Rehabilitation-The Kingsley Building”

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Baird is the founder of Interfuse Capital LLC, a private investment company that identifies and funds opportunistic and distressed commercial real estate throughout the U.S.  Baird also acts as a consultant to CRE investors, developers, and family offices.

Interfuse Capital LLC is a leader in alternative investment strategies, capital raises, private equity and structured capital for commercial real estate investment.

Locally in association with Guy Bazzani, Baird has focused on neighborhood re-development projects to reposition older commercial buildings with new investment.  This urban revitalization strategy enables investors to improve returns while building sustainable communities.

In this capacity, he co-developed the Kingsley Building project in Eastown. He also secured historic building status for the Kingsley Building (originally the Grand Rapids Storage & Van Co.) with its addition to the National Register of Historic Places.


  • B.Ph. – Thomas Jefferson College at Grand Valley State Colleges
  • Licensed Michigan Real Estate Agent
  • Licensed Michigan General Contractor

Current Leadership Positions

  • Festival of the Arts Board of Directors

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  • NBA – John H. Logie Award


December 13, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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111 Lyon St NW Suite 1025
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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