Mr. Irving’s passion for real estate began as a child cleaning apartments owned by his grandfather in Washington, D.C. Today he is the Principal and Founder of Blue Skye Development and Construction Company. The firm focuses on projects for government, residential and commercial clients in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. Blue Skye’s range of services includes construction management, general contracting and advisory services. Mr. Irving demonstrates his commitment to affordable housing through his business practices. His company is partnering with Donatelli Development to build 700 affordable apartment units.
Prior to launching Blue Skye Development, Mr. Irving was the Principal at Arena Development for five years. During his tenure he oversaw the construction and development of commercial and residential properties, including a condo conversion for first-time Washington, D.C. homebuyers.
Mr. Irving’s early career experience includes teaching history at Booker T. Washington Public Charter School, in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of Central State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.