David Lawrence

Phelan Bennett Development, LLC

Managing Director | Construction

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Capital Markets, Design & Construction, Development, Legal, Research & Strategy


Dave currently serves as Managing Director of Construction for Phelan Development Company based in Houston, Texas where he is responsible for site design, entitlement and construction management of industrial projects in the Southwest and East Regions. During his career, Dave has managed the development and construction of over 16 million square-feet of industrial, office and retail projects. Most recently, Dave served as Senior Vice President with Transwestern and DCT Industrial Trust. While there, Dave directly sourced and oversaw the development of over 6.0 million sf speculative and build-to-suit industrial projects in Texas and Pennsylvania. Previously, Dave concentrated on retail development and construction with Tri-Star Realty Partners, Regency Centers, Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers, and Weingarten Realty Investors. Dave received a Bachelor of BA from American University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type