Senior Vice President - Acquisitions
Susan Dewar joined GK Development in 2004, enriching the team with her extensive background in retail, office and industrial real estate.
Susan is responsible for reviewing and assessing each potential acquisition for GK Development, Inc. She has been actively involved in the acquisition and financing of several regional malls, including a portfolio of 4 malls totaling more than 1.74 million square feet. She was previously involved in obtaining financing for several of GK Development's properties, and maintains a presence in both the local and national banking communities.
Previously, Susan was Vice President of Real Estate for the Elmer J. Krauss Organization, at the time the largest industrial real estate owner in the State of Florida. While with Krauss, she oversaw more than 30 acquisition/disposition transactions in a 3-year period, including all due diligence and financing. In addition, she was responsible for all property and asset management for the entire portfolio.
Susan attended the University of Houston, focusing on Business and Real Estate, and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), a Certified Property Manager, and a 20-year member of the Institute of Real Estate Management.