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Grand Marshal
04/01/2015 12:59:04 PM

Grand MarshalDouglas Eagon, President of Stiles Corporation, was selected as the Grand Marshal for the 2015 Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival.

As President of Stiles Corporation, Doug Eagon oversees all activities relating to operations, investments and finances of the corporation and its multiple divisions. A long-time veteran of Stiles, Mr. Eagon joined the company in 1981, bringing with him an extensive background of urban planning and governmental experience. Before joining Stiles, he served as a city planner for both the City of Fort Lauderdale Planning Department and the Broward County Office of Planning.

In his previous position as Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Eagon oversaw all activities related to land and property acquisition, finance, project management, asset management and development. Mr. Eagon also served as President of Stiles Development, in which he directed all of Stiles’ real estate development activities, including the preparation of financial analyses, project conceptualization, architectural and construction coordination, government approvals, and tenant leasing, as well as the coordination among Stiles Capital Group, Realty, and Property Management divisions.

Among his career accomplishments are innovative development projects such as Corporate Park at Cypress Creek, located within the uptown area of Fort Lauderdale; Sawgrass International Corporate Park in west Broward County; downtown Fort Lauderdale’s prestigious office, retail, and residential towers, 300 Las Olas Place, Las Olas Centre, New River Center, One Blockbuster Plaza, Bank of America Plaza at Las Olas City Centre, and 350 Las Olas Place; as well as the award-winning Sunrise Harbor in Fort Lauderdale, the prestigious residential, retail, and marina complex located on the Intracoastal Waterway. Currently, Mr. Eagon is spearheading the development team responsible for Fort Lauderdale’s newest and only ultra-luxury residential high-rise building located at 215 Southeast 8th Avenue in the heart of downtown.

Active in many civic and community organizations, he has served or continues to serve on Fort Lauderdale’s Housing Authority Board, Planning and Zoning Board, the Downtown Development Authority, the Board of the American Red Cross, the Broward Education
Foundation, FAU Broward County University Advisory Committee, and others. In the past decade, Mr. Eagon has been presented with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Florida Atlantic University as well as the Distinguished Citizen of the Year from the City of Fort
Lauderdale. He was also named one of ten role models in Broward County recognizing long-term community involvement, and named Downtowner of the Year by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Downtown Council.

Mr. Eagon holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and master’s degree in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
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