Palm Coast Holdings: Who We Are

Although title to the land inventory is in the name of various legal entities, all are represented by Palm Coast Holdings, a licensed real estate broker.  Palm Coast Holdings is controlled by ALLETE Properties LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc., a Duluth, Minnesota based company that also owns Minnesota Power which provides electric utility service to northern Minnesota.

In 1996, the company first acquired property in Flagler County, including developed residential lots, developed and undeveloped commercial and industrial parcels and approximately 13,000 acres of agriculturally zoned property.  In 1999 and 2000, the company acquired an additional 6,800 undeveloped acres in Flagler County and in 2001, it acquired another 6,400 undeveloped acres in Flagler County and Volusia County.

Most of Palm Coast Holdings staff has worked together since 1996. The following management team has almost 75 years of combined experience in land development and real estate sales:

Palm Coast Holdings: Meet Our Senior Management



William Livingston: President of Northeast Florida Operations
Mr. Livingston has 35 years of experience in the real estate development industry. He has been President of Palm Coast Holdings since its inception in 1996.  From the early 1970s, Mr. Livingston has held senior management positions with several large developers, including The Deltona Corporation and Gulfstream Corporation, both developers of large new communities throughout Florida.  He holds a law degree from Stetson University College of Law.


David Lusby: Vice President
Mr. Lusby has been Vice President of Commercial Land Sales for Palm Coast Holdings since its inception in 1996.  Prior to that, Mr. Lusby was Vice President of Commercial Properties for ITT Land Corporation in Palm Coast.  He has an extensive background in commercial real estate with expertise in sales, marketing, leasing, management of income properties, and working with national retailers and retail developers on site selection.  He holds a bachelors degree in business administration, with emphasis in real estate, from Arizona State University.  Mr. Lusby is a licensed real estate broker. 


Clinton Smith: Vice President
Mr. Smith has been developing residential, commercial, and industrial projects in Florida since 1977.  He has extensive expertise in project planning, permitting and entitlements, design and construction of major development projects.  Mr. Smith joined Palm Coast Holdings as Vice President of Product Development in 2005. His prior experience included serving as a Land Development Manager with Centex Homes - North Florida and Vice President of Development for Lowe/Palm Coast, Inc.  He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

Palm Coast Holdings, Inc.  145 City Place, Suite 300, Palm Coast, FL 32164
(TF) 800.220.2930 • (P) 386.446.6226 • (F) 386.586.0074
Palm Coast Holdings, Inc. Copyright ©  All Rights Reserved.