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Starr Development is a real estate development firm. The Company engages in the development of rental housing.  It specializes in historic mill restoration utilizing historic tax credits, housing subsidy and conventional financing.  The Principals of the Company are Christopher Starr and Tyler Langlois.  Combined the two Principals have developed over 2,800 rental housing units across 19 separate projects in New England.

Principal | Christopher Starr

Chris Starr has worked in the market rate and affordable rental housing business for over twenty five years.  He founded Starr Development Partners in 2007.  Prior to 2007 at WinnDevelopment, Chris was project developer and was responsible for all aspects of rental housing property development.

Types of properties developed include:

  • Historic mills
  • Ground up new construction
  • Renovation of existing apartment communities

Chris earned a BS degree from Babson College, where he played varsity baseball, and a Master's degree in Finance from Boston College.

Principal | Tyler Langlois

As a Principal in Starr Development Partners, Tyler Langlois is involved in all aspects of the development process from sourcing and envisioning deals to the daily management of permitting, design, and construction.  

Prior to SDP, Tyler was a Vice President with National Development based in Newton, Massachusetts. In his role at National, Tyler managed the development of multi-family, senior housing, and mixed-use projects.  Prior to National, he developed residential projects with Mullins Company of Braintree, MA.  To date, Tyler is responsible for the development of over 1,000 units of residential housing. 

Before his development work, Tyler was focused on the hospitality industry as a real estate appraiser and financial consultant for hotels and resorts.  His experience includes work with HVS in San Francisco, Horwath Asia Pacific in Hong Kong, and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston. With these firms he appraised in excess of $4.5 billion of hospitality assets and performed assignments in 11 different countries.

Tyler earned a Bachelor of Science from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Project Manager and Business Operations | Tyler Lu

Tyler is involved in the day-to-day operations of the business, as well as the project management including permitting/approvals, construction and permanent financing, property lease-up, and asset management.

Tyler earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Babson College. At Babson, his studies focused on Investment Real Estate and Brand Management/Marketing.

In addition, Tyler has experience in his family's multi-family real estate business, as well as work experiences at a real estate brokerage firm, and Boston Capital. 


Project Manager | Matt Starr

Matt primarily supports Tyler Langlois in all construction activities.  While in college, he was part of the construction management team at Lancaster Mill and Pocasset Mill.  Prior to joining SDP, Matt was client relations professional at financial services firm Brown Brothers Harriman.  

Matt earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with finance concentration from Providence College.