Richard E. Dover is an East Tennessee–based residential land developer and supervisory staff member of Family Pride Corporation. With an extensive background in residential and commercial real estate, Richard E. Dover is well-positioned to lead the company’s construction and property renovation professionals through even the most difficult project.
Having begun his career in the late 1970s, Richard E Dover draws on nearly three and a half decades of experience to select projects that will be not only profitable but also enhance the surrounding community. Richard E. Dover is noted for building brilliant senior living campuses entirely in pre-existing spaces. Family Pride Corporation believes that exceptional quality and workmanship can be found in historic structures and that these structures deserve preservation. According to Richard E. Dover, many of Family Pride’s projects have involved space that would otherwise have been forgotten and left to the elements.
Richard E. Dover explains that his decision to focus on senior living in small-town Tennessee was based on personal experience. He recalls the time when his aging grandfather needed to consider his housing options. Working with his grandmother, Richard E. Dover found it difficult at best to locate a reasonably priced and well-maintained assisted living facility.
Today, Richard E. Dover develops properties with the same passion as he would were he building for his own grandfather. One recent notable project for Richard E. Dover includes the Oakwood Senior Living campus, which broke ground in September 2013. For this project, Richard E. Dover and Family Pride Corporation worked closely with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and several county commissioners. This and other projects will stimulate economic growth in Knox County. Richard E. Dover remains committed to the betterment of the community through projects such as this.
Born in Atlanta, Ga., Richard. E Dover relocated to Knoxville, Tenn., in 1992.