Mr. McDonald joined Pavilion Development in February 2005 to assist in site assessment, site design and value engineering in the development process. He now oversees the design and construction of all Pavilion projects. Mr. McDonald manages the construction team that is responsible for property due diligence, including right-to-build research, site design, engineers, architects, plan submissions and permits from federal, state and local agencies across the country. Mr. McDonald manages all aspects of the construction process and has successfully maintained construction efficiencies which have resulted in on-time new store deliveries and construction savings relative to competitive 11 development cost savings of 19.3%. He has successfully handled contract bidding, negotiation, procurement and management for over 100 properties with an asset value of over $250 million.
Mr. McDonald attended Clemson University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He is registered in North Carolina and South Carolina as a Professional Engineer.
Prior to joining Pavilion, Mr. McDonald managed construction and site engineering for Duke Engineering, a division of Duke Energy, a Fortune 500 company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has extensive experience in the design of site and parking layouts, water distribution, sanitary sewer, grading, storm drainage, storm water ponds, water quality ponds, erosion control, pump stations, force mains and roadway improvements. Mr. McDonald is currently a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.