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Steve Van Amburgh

Steve Van Amburgh

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KDC Real Estate Development & Investments

Steve Van Amburgh manages KDC’s strategic planning, coordinates all new business development efforts and oversees all acquisition and development activities for the firm and its regional offices. Since assuming leadership of KDC in 2001, the firm has completed more than 133 corporate build-to-suit office and industrial projects valued in excess of $5 billion and totaling more than 30 million square feet. Over the last five years, KDC has developed 9 million square feet nationally, through its offices in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and Charlotte. Notable clients include Toyota, State Farm Insurance, JPMorgan Chase, FedEx, Raytheon, Comcast, NBC Universal, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Liberty Mutual and Fluor Corporation.

Van Amburgh has led KDC through many years of growth and financial success, spanning varying industry trends and market conditions. Under his leadership, KDC has been named the NAIOP North Texas Developer of the Year five times and has been awarded numerous best real estate deals by the Dallas Business Journal and D CEO. In addition, Van Amburgh was named a Best Boss in the Business by Real Estate Forum in 2016.

Van Amburgh earned a bachelor of science in economics and commerce at Washington and Lee University. He is celebrating his 27th year with KDC and its predecessor company, The Koll Company. When he is away from the office, Van Amburgh enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and hunting.

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