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Wendy Gavras Butler
Developer, Owner & Realtor
Wendy Gavras is the founder and owner of Capital 8 Ventures, Inc., A real estate investment company that was formed in 2014 which primarily focused on historical home renovations. In 2017, Wendy joined forces with Trae Corte in order to expand her business into new construction spec homes and residential subdivision developments. After many years in healthcare as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Wendy discovered her passion for marketing and sales while chairing several large-scale fundraising events through the Thomas Hospital Foundation and Point Clear Polo Charities. She went on to obtain her Realtor’s license where she closed just under ten million in residential home sales in her second year at Wise Living Real Estate in 2020. In January of 2021, she once again ventured with Trae Corte to form the sales team “ Corte & Gavras”. Her aggressive multi-level marketing strategies and tireless work ethic along with his years of experience in building and development work have catapulted them to one of the top producing teams in Baldwin County. Wendy has a Masters degree in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Bachelors degree from the University of South Alabama. She enjoys running, golfing, and spending time with her husband and two children at her home in Fairhope, AL.
Developer & Realtor
Trae Corte has been active in real estate for 27 years as a developer, home builder, home designer, and Broker. He started his career as a licensed structural engineer at the headquarter office of HLM in Orlando, FL where he worked on several large projects including the 60 story Orange County Courthouse, a prison in Tallahassee, and a hospital in Tampa. After several years, Trae transitioned into real estate development and moved back home to Baldwin County, Alabama where he was the project manager of two golf course neighborhoods. Since then he has developed several condominium projects, nine residential neighborhoods, renovated many historical homes, constructed numerous custom homes, and owned two real estate companies. Trae is currently developing and selling The Verandas, a residential neighborhood for custom homes in Fairhope, AL. He is also permitting an urban project with Wendy Gavras in downtown Mobile, AL. Which consists of seven single-family homes in the DeTonti Square historical district. Trae received his Masters's Degree in Structural Engineering from the University of California at Davis and a Bachelors's Degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University and now resides in Fairhope, AL. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, running, and traveling.
Grayson Gavras is a designer, artist, and photographer born and raised on the Alabama Gulf Coast with a passion for creating, cooking, and living life to the fullest. He recently graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in Advertising and Mandarin Chinese and is now the Junior Design Associate at Bywater Branding Services. While at Loyola, he was a part of the University Advertising Team which placed in the top 8% in the nation at the AAF National Student Advertising Competition for their invigorating multimedia advertising campaign for Tinder. Grayson now resides in New Orleans, In his spare time, you can catch Grayson snapping photos around the city, cooking a fantastic meal, or reading a book on his balcony.
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