Since joining Carmel Partners in 2014, Duane Carlson has managed construction activities for all new ground-up development projects. He provides long-range planning, strategic direction, and supervision for the Construction Management Team and is a member of the Management Committee.
In his 15 years of experience in the industry, Mr. Carlson has also worked with Avalon Bay, where he managed the company’s construction operations in the Pacific Northwest and the San Francisco Bay Area. A member of the San Francisco Building Industry Conference Board and the Association of Building Contractors, Mr. Carlson has managed a range of projects in both Chicago and San Francisco for Orix Real Estate & Capital, Heitman Properties, and Trammel Crow Commercial.
His expertise is evidenced by his management of several award-winning properties, most notably the 2014 Multihousing News Silver Award for Most Tech-savvy Community and the 2014 Pillars of the Industry Best High-Rise Apartment Award for his work on 55 Ninth Street in San Francisco.
Mr. Carlson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in building construction from Michigan State University.