University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Architecture
Memphis University School
Austin Magruder is a lead designer and managing partner of real estate development for cnct. development and PKM Architects. His project experience includes private & public educational, multi-family, adaptive re-use, & retail projects. As both architect & developer, Austin has experience in project design, construction management, residential & retail leasing, and property management. Austin has built his career on fostering strong relationships with the Memphis’s leadership and communities. Austin is involved with numerous local & regional organizations including serving two terms as a board member for the University Neighborhood Development Corporation (UNDC). Austin’s involvement has been broadly based helping with budgeting, planning and spending of TIFF dollars. Most recently, Austin, helped to conduct a masterplan study that focused on improved mobility and connectivity for multi-modal transportation along Highland and other key streets and intersections in the district.