Nicholas J. Schumacher


Mr. Schumacher is a Principal in charge of Construction and Development for Cobalt Property Company and is responsible for all construction activities for its Developments. Furthermore, Nick is responsible for Preservation Development and Preservation Properties, entities established in 2014 to develop a portfolio of duplex and triplex apartments in the Charleston, SC market.


He was raised in Aiken, SC and is a 2001 graduate of Clemson University where he studied Construction Science and Management and Business Management. He has lived in the Charleston area for 14 years, and has held management and executive roles in the commercial and residential construction sector in this market, with several large-scale, multi-disciplined projects on his resume.  He has previously worked with Mashburn Construction and HITT Contracting, as well as owning and operating his own General Construction firm.


Nick is credentialed as a Class 5, Unlimited South Carolina General Contractor, and is experienced in contract negotiation, risk management, pre-construction and budget control, construction means and methods, and scheduling.  Having completed many projects in the greater Charleston area, he is also adept at negotiating the challenging municipal approval processes that exist in the Charleston market.


Nick and his wife Katie have three children and have lived in the City of Charleston since moving here in 2003.