Duane Carlson

Duane Carlson joined Carmel Partners in 2014 and is a Partner and the President of Construction. He has managed construction activities for all new ground-up development projects since joining. With 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, he is responsible for the vision, leadership and overall management of Carmel’s construction operations inclusive of all aspects of business planning and project programming, feasibility analysis, MEP design, construction and quality assurance. He is a member of the Management Committee.

Prior to Carmel, Mr. Carlson 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, including office and industrial in both Chicago and San Francisco for Orix Real Estate & Capital, Heitman Properties and Trammel Crow Commercial.

Mr. Carlson received a Bachelor of Science degree in building construction from Michigan State University.