Morris Habif was born and raised in Atlanta, GA where he attended Commercial High School in the city’s downtown. He is a member of the Georgia Bar and a licensed real estate agent. After starting and running a number of successful retail and service businesses, he founded Habif Properties. He has specialized in rehabilitating, managing and leasing underperforming investment properties for more than forty years.
Morris was an early promoter of the redevelopment of Atlanta’s in-town business districts and a pioneer in converting vacant warehouse space into reasonably priced lofts for artists and small businesses. The efforts of Morris helped pave the way for a new generation of developers who continue to unlock the potential of some of downtown’s oldest buildings. He is respected in Atlanta’s real estate community as a visionary leader who has a keen sense of where the city’s next hot growth area will be found.