WASHINGTON, D.C. February 20, 2015 – Trammell Crow Company announces that Adam Weers, Principal with the Company’s MidAtlantic Business Unit has been named as one of the Washington Business Journal’s Top Minority Leaders for 2015. This honor is presented to established executives and visionaries who have demonstrated entrepreneurial drive, creativity and success.
“The Minority Business Leader Awards recognizes the Washington region's top 25 minority business leaders who have demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months,” said Caitlin Burke, special projects editor of the Washington Business Journal. “Nominations are judged based on professional accomplishments, community leadership, philanthropy, as well as awards and milestones.”
As a Principal with TCC, Weers is currently overseeing the development of the Shops at Dakota Crossing, a 430,000 square foot shopping center located in Washington, DC with high-profile tenants including Costco, Lowe’s and Marshall’s; as well as the McMillan Healthcare Campus, a 1.1 million square foot multi-phased, mixed-use redevelopment of the former McMillan sand filtration site in Washington, DC. In addition, Adam has helped develop some of the most prominent and lucrative market-rate multi-family housing projects in the MidAtlantic.
“Adam is an integral component of our leadership team in Washington, DC,” said Chris Roth, President, Eastern Operations for Trammell Crow Company. “He effectively influences our team towards the achievements of projects and goals. Adam’s proficiency in building value to those who work with him and generating excellent relationships with our key partners, lenders, and users while spearheading the Company’s diversity initiative, makes him a valued asset.”
In addition to his project work, Adam manages the Company’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative that works to improve the breadth of perspectives brought to bear on the firm’s business, broadens the makeup of TCC’s personnel and leadership, and institutes long term programs to attract and retain qualified diverse professionals.
Weers also plays an active role in the local community, volunteering for organizations such as Food and Friends and Habitat for Humanity. Adam serves on the Boards of both Miriam’s Kitchen and Dance Place. He has also served as a coach and mentor for the Maryland/DC Chapter of NAIOP’s Annual Development Competition – The Capital Challenge for the last five years.
About Trammell Crow Company
Trammell Crow Company, founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired nearly 2,600 buildings valued at nearly $60 billion and over 540 million square feet. As of December 31, 2014, Trammell Crow Company had $5.5 billion of projects in process and $4.0 billion in its pipeline.
Trammell Crow Company’s teams are dedicated to building value for its clients with professionals in 16 major cities throughout the United States. The Company serves users of and investors in office, industrial, retail, healthcare, multi-family residential and mixed use projects. For those who occupy real estate, TCC can execute the development or acquisition of facilities tailored to meet its clients’ needs. For investor clients, the company specializes in joint venture speculative development, acquisition/re-development ventures, build-to-suit development, or providing incentive-based fee development services.
Trammell Crow Company is an independently operated subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, and the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). For more information visit www.TrammellCrow.com.