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About Richard Wolper

Richard Wolper is a business proprietor and entrepreneur with extensive experience in horticulture, restaurants, horizontal and vertical construction for clients and his real estate developments. Possibly best known as the CEO and co-founder of the Mark 25 Companies, he is also a member of Black Rock Concrete LLC's ownership group. Black Rock Trees an expansive tree plantation located in the Idaho panhandle that specializes in mature trees over 20 feet tall. He has developed initiatives worth hundreds of millions for multinational corporations such as Home Depot, Burton Lumber, and Walmart while donating generously to numerous charitable causes.

Wolper was born in Warwick, Rhode Island, to a German-American family on June 15, 1966. As an adolescent, Wolper migrated to Utah, where he developed an interest in construction. Soon after graduating from Alta High School, he began obtaining the following contractor's licenses: General Engineering E100, Landscape and Recreation S330, and General Building B100.   Early in his career, Rich took on numerous large, lucrative projects, including the $22 million Rocky Mountain Raceway, the $8 million Fox Point project in Draper, Utah, and the $3 million Riverton City project.

Richard's strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit led him to Park City. This prominent tourist destination is where the Sundance Film Festival is held. Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, the Park City Museum, and the Alf Engen Ski Museum are just a few of the nationally renowned attractions found here. In Park City, Wolper's early successful projects included large-scale residential landscaping projects for high net-worth clients, such as numerous celebrities and well-known business leaders, and a $88 million Iroquois residential development site project that included excavation and the installation of a sewer, water, and storm drain system. Rich Wolper's dedication and substantial contributions to the prosperity of the Park City region earned him numerous accolades, including the award for the finest landscaping business in the Park City region for the year.

In 2011, Richard Wolper established Mark 25 Development and Group of Companies, SLC. It was created to consolidate his twelve businesses and concentrates primarily on initiatives in the Park City, Utah region. Since the company's founding, Wolper has constructed three highly successful multifamily units. Black Rock Ridge has been one of the region's top-selling communities for several years, containing 420 units and is estimated to be worth $250 million. It is strategically located next to scenic private hiking trails. It offers an unrivalled view of the Wasatch Mountain Range and Deer Valley while being a short drive from Park City's Main Street and its many amenities. The Black Rock Luxury Condos provide all the amenities of a top-tier hotel, including exquisite cuisine at the Overlook Restaurant, a pool with views of nearby mountains, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Despite its numerous selling points, the Black Rock Luxury Condos are an ideal option for purchasers seeking affordable luxury in a convenient location.

Residences at Blackstone, which offered 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom ski residences in the Canyons Resort, have sold out. The development is conveniently located in the heart of Canyons Village, near the Canyons golf course and Cabriolet Ski Gondola. The development is ideal for those who appreciate year-round outdoor activities due to its breathtaking Park City Mountain Resort views. Among Mark 25's most recent projects is Black Rock Mountain Resort, a $300 million development with over two hundred completed units, an event centre with an NHL-sized ice rink that will allow the development to participate in the upcoming Salt Lake City/Park City bid for the 2030 or 2034 Winter Olympics. Black Rock Estates ("Wakara"), an upcoming development, will offer 133 single-family home sites and 48 townhome sites with a view of the Jordanelle Reservoir, the Uinta mountains, Deer Valley, and Mount Timpanogas. Wolper has also broken new ground with the development of Fiddlers Canyon Hills in Cedar City, which is intended to include 331 townhomes and other multifamily housing in the foothills along Fiddlers Canyon Road.

Rich Wolper considers his employment a hobby because he appreciates it so much. However, this is not the only activity he relishes. The Utah Outliers were founded in 2016 by Wolper and Paul Taylor, a renowned hockey instructor with over 30 years of expertise. This premier Tier II junior hockey organization recruits exceptional athletes from around the globe. It affords them not only the opportunity to participate but also the chance to use their talents to enter prestigious colleges and universities and pursue professional hockey careers. Wolper, who appreciates giving back and assisting others, is proud to sponsor and manage the team. Additionally, he gives to the local Jewish Chabad, the Park City Disability Center, and other charitable organizations. When time allows, he also appreciates golf tremendously.

Richard Wolper has made great strides since his humble beginnings. While he began living in the "Ocean State," he now feels at home in the Utah highlands. Wolper's diligence and acute ability to select suitable projects have enabled him to rise to the top of his field while simultaneously providing Park City residents and visitors with unparalleled housing options. Simultaneously, Wolper is reticent about his many accomplishments and is liberal with his time and resources. His legacy will undoubtedly enhance the lives of everyone he works with, including junior hockey players, employees, contractors, business partners, and purchasers of the homes and condominiums he has planned and constructed.

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