Meeder Development


Meeder Development & Meedcor Realty
Corporation
are Commercial Real Estate Marketing and Development Companies
specializing in urban properties in Lancaster City and County.

divider
HOME           ABOUT            HISTORY            PROFILE            MISSION            CONTACT
divider
 
John Meeder Profile
JOHN T. MEEDER
Owner and President

The Basics
Family Status: Married with two Children
Home: Manheim Township, Lancaster, PA
Age: Born 1954 in Western PA
Business: Owner Meeder Development Corporation and Meedcor Realty

Sixty Second Interview (What you might want to know.)
Where did you come from?
I grew up in Gibsonia, just outside of Mars in Western Pennsylvania. I still think of it as home and am related to a lot of folks from there.What is your education?
I graduated from Pine-Richland High School in 1972 and graduated from Clarion University with a Liberal Arts Degree in Music in 1977.

What gets you excited?
I get fulfillment from anything that has to do with my family and I totally enjoy and am committed to Christian Fellowship and Youth work.I have always loved singing, especially opera, but also enjoy barbershop, musical theater, and recital work.

Why real estate?
I worked my way through college working for major real estate developers doing line striping on parking lots. My father sold real estate and I have always had an interest in it. Developing real estate is a very creative process and requires a lot of personal contact. I totally enjoy working with people to meet their needs. I also like the challenge of creatively figuring out the solution for a tough real estate problem.

What is your Favorite Real Estate Project?
City Crossings was the most challenging project I have completed to date. It had everything; major environmental remediation, a burned-out hulk of a property, federal government mortgage that had to be purchased, an expanding under-funded non-profit as a lead use, 11 separate sources of financing. It made a major impact on the City of Lancaster and to almost everyone involved with the project. A close second is the Christian Street Court that Godfrey Advertising anchors. The uniqueness of this property and the fulfilling of the vision for that property make it a winner.

What is your favorite role in opera?
“Figaro” in the Barbiere di Siviglia is my favorite role to date. Figaro could have been a real estate developer. The role I would love to play is “iago” in Otello.

What other things would surprise people about you?
I can ride the unicycle, have raised over 100 dogs, owned over 30 cars with most of them being vintage Cadillacs and Volkswagens, and was originally a Tuba Major in College.


info@meedcor.com