“Creation of value goes far beyond bricks and mortar. It is the essence, the very core of what we do….value created through an exceptional experience for our tenants and value created in the form of reward for our investors.”
Christopher R. Swanson is an Area Vice President for Global Building, where he oversees all property management and acquisition activities in the Southwestern US Region. Mr. Swanson joined the Global team in 2012, and has been instrumental in Global’s expansion in the state of Arizona.
Mr. Swanson brings over 25 years in the real estate industry and a breadth of experience ranging from architecture, design, construction and development, to financing, leasing, and property management. Prior to joining Global, Mr. Swanson was a Regional Director for Mammoth Equities, LLC where he established Mammoth’s Arizona branch office. Mr. Swanson was responsible for managing all of Mammoth’s development, acquisition, underwriting and property management activities in the Arizona region, and helped grow the organization's holdings to over 500,000 square feet over a four year period. His oversight of an extensive lease-up of developed properties and property dispositions resulted in the highest price paid per square foot for a commercial office building in the state at the time of sale.
Prior to Mammoth Equities Mr. Swanson held real estate management positions in Washington State with Wright Runstad & Company and Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company. His responsibilities with these firms included financing; analysis; property, construction and design management; and leasing.
Mr. Swanson is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. During his career Mr. Swanson has been active in civic organizations involved with real estate, design, and community planning.