David  Drake

Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President with Trammell Crow Company’s Southern California Business Unit in Newport Beach, California, Dave is responsible for underwriting costs of development, securing entitlements and municipal approvals, budgeting, design and construction management. He has 30 years of experience as a developer, architect, project manager and as a general contractor. During his career, Dave has been responsible for over $2 billion of project value in the Southern California area. Projects completed under his management include
industrial, e-commerce facilities, manufacturing, mid-rise office buildings, medical, laboratory facilities, food processing, rail service distribution centers, tenant improvements and infrastructure construction. As an architect and contractor, Dave provides the client with valuable insights, such as space planning and the efficient integrating of building support systems including mechanical, electrical and data systems. Other areas of expertise include design team development, entitlements, project scheduling, job costing and client support for build-to-suit projects. He is known as an industrial specialist, often lending his expertise to others within the Company.