The developers of Artizen have a diverse breadth of knowledge and experience, allowing them to bring a truly outstanding and unique building to market. With 25 years of collective local, regional and international development experience, focusing on a collective of progressive urban infill and mixed-use projects, they have defined their roles within cultivated and emerging neighborhoods.
Austin Barzantny, President of Grove Properties, specializes in historic renovations and neighborhood development in the Mid-Town Area of St. Louis. With Grove, Austin’s commitment to excellence is evident in the award-winning developments, and over 200 units he has completed, as well as his current projects in The Grove, Central West End, and Cortex Innovation District. A St. Louis native, Austin has B.A in Finance from Saint Louis University and is an active member of the St. Louis Community, a board member of The Landmark Associations, Missouri Preservation Board and the Grove Community Improvement District.
Michael Gingrich, the Managing Partner of Atrium Properties, is a dynamic investor and developer in the Midwest, specializing in acquisition and real estate investments. Prior to Atrium, Michael developed over 5,000,000 sq. ft. of commercial and mixed-use properties in Central Europe with a London based property firm and managed numerous value-added projects in New York and Boston. Michael lives in University City with his wife and two daughters and has a B.A. from Rice University in Economics and his MBA from Harvard Business School.