BRAD SAINT-LAURENT, AIA, LEED 1177 Stuart Road Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Cell (407) 474 7764
EXECUTIVE REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT AND ARCHITECTURE Strategic Planning -- Real Estate & Design Development -- Project Execution Analytical, detail oriented executive with domestic and international experience in acquisition, design, and product development. Financial management, strategic analysis, deal negotiation, and transaction execution in start-up, growth, and Fortune 100 organizations. Experience in real estate development from the concept and feasibility stage through design, financing, and construction. Gifted at solving problems in dynamic, demanding environments while remaining positive and focused. Superior communication skills developed through a diverse and versatile background. Additional expertise in: Visionary Leadership Risk Management Entitlements
Technical Expertise Strategic Planning Budget Forecasting
Mission Critical Negotiations Media & Public Relations Design Quality
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PARK CITIES DESIGN DEVELOPMENT, Altamonte Springs, Florida
March 2003 to Present
Firm Principal - Developed annual business plans that achieved desired financial results for the properties in alignment with overall objectives, analysis of financial performance, market supply & demand, pricing models. Most recently created designs for: • United States National Squash Training Facility in Orlando, Florida • 16 acre mixed use urban brownfield reuse in Worcester, Massachusetts. • Defined business model profile for new student housing venture and initiated development benchmarks resulting in sale of two phases for overall profit of $8 million, • Initiated/completed rezoning of ten sites in Georgia and Florida (many involving increased allowable density) comprising over 160 acres on which 440 apartment units were built valued at $45 million, • Accelerated approval timeframes and reduced design expenses through early adoption of ArchiCAD Building Information Modeling (BIM) and three dimensional computer aided design, • Reduced development risk by instituting a cost database of the impact fees to enable greater accuracy in underwriting.
WENDOVER HOUSING PARTNERS, Lake Mary, Florida
November 2001 to February 2003
Director of Architecture • Won NAHB Gold and Platinum Awards for Multi-Family Development in 2004, • Bid and priced consultant (all disciplines, including architecture) and contractor scopes of work on numerous projects, • Increased site flexibility through parking reduction study created for municipality presentation, • Accelerated design timeframes and lowered consultant expenses by designing residential prototypes for market segments with maximum implementation flexibility. • Performed financial feasibility analysis related to real estate acquisitions, • Generated net present value (NPV) and internal rate of return (IRR) financial projections and valuation in Excel & Argus.
WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING, Celebration, Florida Project Coordinator
June 1996 to October 2001
• Led and inspected design and construction oversight in Florida and at Fincantieri shipyard in Venice, Italy on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder cruise ships, • Calculated and summarized quantitative data through the use of pivot tables, • Oversaw exterior architecture/building envelope, interior public area architecture, landscape & civil engineering coordination, exterior lighting and exterior graphics Disney's Wilderness Lodge Vacation Club timeshare and Hasbro Once Upon a Toy retail store, • Supported design charettes with a teams of world-class architects, designers and engineers,
BRAD SAINT-LAURENT • Developed financial models and monitored and assessed project performance against established benchmarks, developed construction cost and market pricing criteria, • Created presentations for senior management using Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, • Created and maintained graphics and webpages using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
GRAVES & ASSOCIATES/HODGES & ASSOCIATES, Dallas, Texas Intern Architect
January 1995 to May 1996
• Project Manager on La Plaza del Norte shopping center in San Antonio, Texas • Drew plans for all drawing phases through use of AutoCAD, • Team member for 125,000 square foot prototype Incredible Universe retail electronics store for the Tandy Company.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Field Artillery, First Lieutenant EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Real Estate Advanced Management Development Program, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, Master of Architecture, Lubbock, Texas UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, Bachelor of Science, Communication, Radio, Television, & Film, Austin, Texas Registrations & Associations: American Institute of Architects, 30306191 – Member Urban Land Institute, 370694 – Member Registered Architect, AR91412 & Interior Designer, ID5732– State of Florida LEED Accredited Professional, 10404394 - United States Green Building Council Licensed Real Estate Broker, BK3098670 – State of Florida Certified General Contractor, CGC1517950 -- State of Florida Board of Directors, Orlando Urban Squash Continuing Education: HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Design, The Sustainable City, July 2012 HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Design, Real Estate Finance, July 2010