Millennium Magazine_11th Ed_James Bickford

10 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE cooking classes, as well as educating the homeless population in aspects of art. He also donates money to the homeless population for civil service. Formerly attending the Institute for Spiritual Formation in Washington, D.C., Mr. Bickford notes that he feels blessed to enjoy his time on Earth through God, as well as experience all of life’s joys through his wife, Blair, and four sons: James, Christopher, Nathan and David. He also has one grandson, Dylan. Maintaining affiliation with the National Association of Homebuilders, the Christ and St. Luke Episcopal Church, and the Diocese of Southern Virginia, where he has sat on their standing committee, Mr. Bickford is a past president of his local chapter of Outer Banks. Looking toward the future, he intends to experience the continued growth and success of his real estate career. He attributes his immense success to his perseverance through struggle and ability to never give up. Supported by nearly five decades of expertise in diversified areas such as military operations, engineering and real estate, James VanAllen Bickford III has excelled as a real estate developer for Midlantic Builders LLC since 1970. In this prominent role, he nurses ailing properties back to standardized value, sells those properties and finds other properties to which he can apply his expertise. He is a certified property manager in the States of North Carolina and Virginia. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bickford attended the Virginia Military Institute, from whom he received a Bachelor of Science in engineering in 1961. Subsequently, he worked at the Langley Research Center, affiliated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with their Mercury Program for several years. Thereafter, Mr. Bickford entered the United States Army as an engineer in the 82nd Airborne Unit from 1963 to 1965. Holding a master’s degree in city planning from the University of North Carolina as well, Mr. Bickford spends his spare time teaching JAMES VANALLEN BICKFORD III REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER Midlantic Builders LLC Norfolk, VA