Phelan Development Company Opening Northern California Office

Welcome Dave Haugen as Regional Partner and Mark Eshelman as Northern California Partner

With over 6 million square feet of development projects underway, Phelan Development is thrilled to announce their new office opening in Oakland, California.

Dave Haugen

As the Regional Partner for Phelan Development, Dave Haugen will be responsible for all management, development and acquisitions for the Northern California region.

Prior to establishing the Northern California office of Phelan Development, Mr. Haugen was Senior Vice President of DCT Industrial’s Northern California region responsible for all aspects of the development, acquisition and management of its industrial properties. While in that capacity Mr. Haugen opened the company’s Northern California office, bringing property management in-house, creating a vertically integrated development group while doubling the size of the company’s regional portfolio. Prior to joining DCT, Mr. Haugen founded Real Estate Development Associates, a company that specialized in investing and developing industrial and office properties within California. Before founding Real Estate Development Associates, Mr. Haugen was a Senior Development Manager/Orange County Regional Manager for Panattoni Development Company.

With more than 30 years of real estate and construction experience, Mr. Haugen has overseen all aspects of pre-development construction, leasing and sales on over 7.8 million square feet in over 100 buildings.

Mark Eshelman

As the Northern California Partner for Phelan Development, Mark Eshelman will be working with Dave Haugen on the development and acquisitions throughout the region.

Prior to joining the Northern California office of Phelan Development, Mr. Eshelman was Vice President of DCT Industrial’s Northern California region managing leasing of the portfolio and targeting acquisitions. During his tenure at DCT Industrial he negotiated over 2 million square feet of lease transactions. Prior to DCT, Mr. Eshelman served as Senior Development Manager for Panattoni Development Company in multiple markets.

With more than 14 years of real estate experience, Mr. Eshelman has been responsible for negotiating over 2 million square feet of lease transactions, pre-development, entitlement, construction, leasing and sales on over 2.5 million square feet in both California and Washington.

To learn more about our Northern California Region and Partners, please visit our website here.

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