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Constantine A. Valhouli is a principal of The Hammersmith Group, a strategy consulting firm with concentrations in real estate, alternative energy, and technology associated with buildings. Hammersmith consults to developers of sustainable, luxury, or design-driven projects; advises cities on reviving their historic downtowns; and advises private and municipal clients on using green and intelligent building technologies as part of their asset management strategy.

Hammersmith and its client projects have been featured in the Associated Press, Businessweek, CNN/Money, Forbes, NPR, and the Wall Street Journal, among others.

Valhouli has written extensively for Urban Land magazine, and has published articles and editorial pieces in The Boston Globe, The Boston Business Journal, Dwell, Fast Company, Fortune, and the Wall Street Journal, among others. His research on Valuing Green Buildings has been cited by the international consulting firm Deloitte in their Sustainable Enterprise Report, and has been taught as part of the curriculum at Stanford University.

He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, an MA in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University, and is a Charles G. Koch Fellow in economics and public policy. He previously served as the Director of Strategy for a sustainable development company with geothermal interests active in New England.

On the side, he has produced or directed three award-winning documentary films, and was once in a band that opened for Quiet Riot.

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