Nashville High-Rise Welcomes New Staffers

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SoBroChicago-based Magellan Development Group has hired Steve Navarrete and Kala Geers as leasing agents and Katie Eadler as administrative assistant at The SoBro, downtown Nashville’s luxury rental apartment high-rise.

Navarrete is a Nashville native with both leasing and sales experience. His background is in customer service, retail and telecommunications.

Geers is a native of Dallas, Texas, with experience in customer service and sales. She worked as a leasing consultant at Lincoln Property Company in Dallas before moving to Nashville to expand her residential real estate expertise.

Eadler, a Nashville native, received her Bachelor of Science degree in mass communication and public relations with minors in business administration and art from Middle Tennessee State University in 2003. She has held positions as an executive administrator at the Center for Nonprofit Management and the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, among others.

The SoBro’s newest a dditions, Navarrete, Eadler and Geers are eager to serve current and future residents of the 32-story, 313-unit high-rise. Equipped with Nashville hospitality and a passion for sales, the trio will round out the on-site management and leasing team.

“We cannot be more excited to have Steve, Kala and Katie on board,” said Cory Owak, property manager at The SoBro. “The growth we’ve experienced since opening in October has been amazing, and I’m positive that they will help us continue on that same trajectory.”

Contact: Sarah Hunt-Blackwell, MP&F Public Relations, (615) 259-4000,

Kala Geers

Katie Geers

Steve Navarrete

Steve Navarrete

Katie Eadler

Katie Eadler

About The SoBro

At 205 Demonbreun St., The SoBro offers residents an unparalleled location just blocks from the best of downtown Nashville’s entertainment and dining options. Residents at The SoBro have exclusive access to a 24-hour concierge, on-site parking and the Magellan Rewards program, a discount program with local businesses. Other amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, bike storage and workshop, sauna, outdoor dog run, sun deck, fire pits, and a resident lounge. Within walking distance are Ascend Amphitheater, the Cumberland River Greenway, Bridgestone Arena, the Country Music Hall of Fame, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Ryman Auditorium, Broadway and many of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants, including Etch, The Southern and The Farm House.

About Magellan Development

Magellan Development is also developing a 16-story W Hotel in The Gulch, along with Nashville-based Corner Partnership. The SoBro is the first property in Nashville for the Chicago-based developer, the team behind the 2009 Emporis skyscraper of the year Aqua Tower, the Lakeshore East development and new Vista Tower, all located in Chicago. Magellan also has developed properties in Minneapolis and Miami. For more about Magellan Development, visit


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