Property Management
Property Development
About Nakota Development Company

Partner Profiles

Arthur (Art) L. Cahoon, CPA 
Chairman & CEO

Art has more than 35 years of diverse management, finance and entrepreneurial experience and in his early career, was a CPA. He has founded and grown several successful businesses in both real estate and other industries. In addition to Nakota he is currently the CEO and co-founder of a private investment company specializing in real estate and private equity. He has served on the Boards of several public and private companies.
(904) 502-2626

Donald (Don) H. Nickell, Jr., P.E. 
President & COO

Don has 35 years of experience in the design, construction and development of real estate projects throughout the U.S. His experience includes industrial, commercial, residential, hospitality, healthcare, and institutional projects, including the Jacksonville Jaguars Stadium and over 15 major hotel projects with 3,500 rooms plus support, casino, and convention facilities. His residential development experience includes the planning, engineering and development of large high-end residential communities with golf courses designed by Fazio, Nicklaus, Player, and Tiger Woods.
(701) 580-1873

S. Douglas (Doug) Walker
President, Nakota Property Management Company

Doug is a 21 year real estate veteran with experience in both domestic and international real estate. His experience includes the management, leasing and operations of over 300 Multi Family communities from coast to coast. Doug has authored numerous articles for industry publications and has been recognized by the EPA and Department of Energy for his contributions to the commercial real estate industry. He has also served on numerous committees with the Multi Housing Council, RealEstate Roundtable and Fannie Mae.
(701) 203-2444