Timberland Partners takes a hands-on approach to each development project, from conception through implementation. Just as we do with our acquisitions, we consider development with a long-term mindset, looking for opportunities in growth markets, along transit lines, or in underserved markets where we can create value and stable cash flows for our investors. From new construction to historic adaptive reuse, our development team brings substantial knowledge and experience to each project. This experience, combined with our financial capacity and product diversification allows us to execute efficiently, delivering projects on time and within budget.
Ryan is responsible for all aspects of development, including oversight of day-to-day operations, long-term visioning and strategic planning. He brings over 15 years of development experience in new development, redevelopment, and historic rehabilitation projects totaling over $475 million in total development costs. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
Bjorn is involved in the site acquisition, feasibility analysis, financing, and design and construction oversight for all new development. He brings over ten years of development experience, previously working for Sherman Associates, Inc., Aeon and TE Miller Development, where he was involved in the development of several high-profile projects throughout the Midwest. Bjorn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of St. Thomas.
Laren is involved in design feasibility and construction oversight for all new development. He brings over 20 years of experience in multi-family housing, including asset management, construction management and development. His combined experience in these areas includes work on assets totaling over 10,000 units throughout the Midwest and South. Laren holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of North Dakota.