In his current role as Vice President of Development, Drew is responsible for finding and developing relationships with new clients and finding new markets and asset classes in order to expand Oppidan’s development platform and product expertise. Additionally, Drew is responsible for identifying, pursuing and finalizing development opportunities for Oppidan’s clients. He works closely with his clients to guide them through the entire development process, from site selection to development strategy to city processes and lease negotiations.
Prior to joining Oppidan in 2014, Drew was a developer at CSM Properties and United Properties where he completed more than $200 million in retail and mixed-use developments and redevelopments across multiple states. He has a wide range of retail, industrial and medical office development experience.
Drew is a current member of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association and the Minnesota Association of Realtors. He is also frequently asked to serve as a guest speaker at various Minnesota real estate industry events. He is an urban mixed-use development specialist, focusing on challenging infill development in dense urban areas.
Drew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History from Colby College in Waterville, Maine.