This post was written by Dan Jackson, MBA ’12 for our blog, Real Estate Matters. Dan completed many of his electives in real estate including participation in the spring 2012 REAL 714 International Real Estate Development course in the Cayman Islands.
Class of 2006 UST real estate alumnus, Grant Campbell, loves what he does, ”I enjoy the fact that every day is different. Every investment opportunity, every asset, every lease is different. In this job, you need to be able to find ways to maximize value for both the company and our shareholders, and also for the tenants we work with. This essentially involves figuring out what the key objectives are for those involved in a particular transaction and finding the best way to meet those objectives for all parties involved, whether they be sellers, buyers, lenders or portfolio tenants,” states Campbell.
As Associate, Investments, for Welsh Property Trust, Grant Campbell works as part of a team to source, underwrite, execute, manage and dispose of real estate investments. He has been in the role for a year and half, but has been with the company overall for close to 6 years. Campbell started out as a Financial Analyst in 2006, just prior to his graduation from St. Thomas. In this position he underwrote potential acquisitions for the company. (more…)