Senior Vice President, Hospitality Development
Years of Real Estate Experience: 29
Years with Matthews Southwest: 21
Dave joined the management team of Matthews Southwest to help implement strategic growth by identifying viable development opportunities while at the same time maintaining effective cost management.
While doing this, Dave has been responsible in a senior role for the development of the 1001 room $346M Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel, the 2 million square foot $1.6B BOW office tower in downtown Calgary, AB and the 1.2 million square foot $100M residential loft conversion project known as South Side on Lamar in Dallas, TX. Among current responsibilities, Dave leads the firms development of the $1.1B, 800-room hotel and 500,000 sf Convention Center expansion project on behalf of Broward County located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Dave has also an integral part of the Asset Manager team that oversees the Omni Dallas Hotel on behalf of the City of Dallas since its opening in 2011.
Dave has extensive experience in acquisitions, leasing, servicing, permitting, designing and development of large scale commercial, industrial and hospitality projects throughout the United States and Canada. His knowledge and expertise in these areas have proven to be very beneficial in ensuring our projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Prior to joining Matthews Southwest, Dave spent seven years in the commercial real estate business with Canada's largest independent real estate broker.