David Borchardt, Vice President-Development at Lerner Enterprises

David Borchardt P.E., LEED AP, BD+C, is the Vice President of Development for Lerner Enterprises, a leading developer in the DC metro area, with over 20 million square feet of commercial and retail space, and over 7,000 apartment units.  I oversee all aspects of our real estate development practice. I am responsible for all development efforts from land acquisition through rezoning, master planning, entitlements, design, and construction processes. David has over 30 years of building design, construction, and operations experience. He gained recognition as a sustainability and high performance building expert and consultant who oversaw the transformation of a corporate sustainability program from initial concept to reality while ensuring that these initiatives increased profitability.  He has experience with portfolios that include office buildings, malls, residential communities, schools, industrial facilities, and hotels in the Washington DC metro area and around the nation. He is a mechanical engineer by training and has been an invited speaker and author at Harvard Business School, Georgetown University, BOMA, NRDC, NAIOP, AIA, and Net Impact. He also has developed and now teaches a course at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies on Sustainable Development and Construction.