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TARACORP is a commercial real estate investment, development and brokerage firm, specializing in land and residential development since 1995.

TARACORP's President, Ed Taravella, has been a leader in the real estate industry for more than a quarter century and brings extensive experience and relationships with the best in the industry to serve TARACORP's clients.

Our proven track record says it all: we consistently provide results for our clients, guided by the expertise of one of Houston's best.

Ed Taravella CCIM, CPA

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Edward Taravella has been active in the real estate industry for over 25 years. He is currently the President of TARACORP and has been responsible for the development of numerous single-family residential communities throughout the Houston area. TARACORP was named the Greater Houston Builders Association's "Developer of the Year" in 2004, as a result of years of hard work and dedication to quality housing.

Mr. Taravella has been an active member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) since 1991, has served as Chairman of its Developer's Council for the past 4 years and is a current member of the Board of Directors. Prior to this, he was the Chairman of its Government Affairs Committee and is currently a trustee of its political action committee, HOME-PAC. He was awarded the prestigious Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service in 2007 and again in 2009.

Mr. Taravella has served as President of the Houston Real Estate Council (HREC), an industry advocacy organization created to address public policies and regulatory issues affecting the real estate investment and development community in the greater Houston area.

Mr. Taravella is also a past President of the Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter of CCIM, a highly regarded commercial real estate affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. As President, Mr. Taravella won the prestigious President's Cup award, which recognizes the most outstanding CCIM chapter worldwide.

He is also a board member of Galveston County MUD #51, a Trustee of the Houston Realty Breakfast Club and an active member of the Urban Land Institute.

Mr. Taravella's involvement in these many organizations is driven by his belief in giving back to the industry that has given him so much. Through his positions with the Houston Real Estate Council and the Greater Houston Builders Association, Mr. Taravella has been appointed to numerous city and county committees and task forces, dealing with major issues affecting both the real estate industry as well as residents of the greater Houston area.

Mr. Taravella has earned the professional designations of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Mr. Taravella received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Wichita State University. He has been a resident of Houston since 1981 and is a licensed Texas real estate broker.

 
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