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FDM Inc. | Development, Construction, Investment

FDM Inc. | Development, Construction, Investment

At FDM Development we bring 25 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate, Investments, Development, Construction and Entitlements. That includes private/public developments. From conception to completed project, we are able to provide all phases of the project or just certain pieces for customers and Investors. 

  • Investment Analysis
  • Consulting/Feasability
  • Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Services
  • Construction Management 

Our team's goal is to develop projects aimed at maximizing value during every phase of the development process

Phases of Development

  • Investment Analysis
  • Consulting / Feasibility
  • Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Services
  • Construction Management
  • Understand client's goals
  • What type of investment
  • What type of product
  • Capital required
  • Preliminary financial analysis
  • Due Diligence/Feasibility
    • Project scope and layout
    • Entitlements (paper lots)
    • Preliminary design review for site plan & building
    • Engage civil engineer, architect, etc. and coordinate preliminary and final design
    • Identify zoning, geotech, environmental, soft costs, & system development fees
  • Land acquisition
  • Single tenant NNN purchases
  • Multiple tenant NNN purchases
  • Leasing
  • Property management
  • Disposition of asset
  • Coordinate plan submittal for review with City and public utilities, etc.
  • Selection of subcontractor
  • Permitting
  • Horizontal and vertical construction
  • Tenant improvement design and construction

Investment Analysis

We don’t see bare land, we see the potential of the land and the value added items that can be created. 

We conduct regional market analysis’ to identify the regional market needs. Through this analysis we are able to identify potential development opportunities from land investment to paper lots thru to turn-key opportunities. Our experience and relationships with business entities, private investors, and public entities bring the right clients the right opportunities balancing risk and return.

We are experienced across the spectrum from land investment, paper lots, entitlements, infrastructure and road construction, to turn-key buildings that produce revenue producing assets or disposition of assets for profit. We work with all levels of clients from the business looking for space to lease to the private investor looking for income producing properties.  These relationships combined with our deep market knowledge enable us to identify land acquisitions and development opportunities creating profitable scenarios for all of our clients. 

  • Investment Experience
    FDM Investment Experience

    Our Clients

    We work with investors from the first time investor to the seasoned pro. We begin by identifying how to achieve their goals and then develop a strategy to maximize their initial investment. Our due diligence and financial analysis, identify what the potential risks are, how the market might respond and what the estimated ROI will be.

Consulting/Feasibility

By doing the actual “hands on” development and construction over the last 25 years, we understand the process and know how to develop land and the most economical way to achieve the end result. We put this experience to use at the front end of the development process to work with you and make recommendations on projects.

The development in Southridge area of Kennewick WA is a prime example of our experience beginning at the front end through to construction.

  • Southridge Development
    Southridge Kennewick Progress, 2006 2011 2015

    Southridge development

    Kennewick, WA

    We purchased land from the Port of Kennewick and the City of Kennewick. Then collaborated with the City of Kennewick to create a master plan for the 240 acre development. Upon completion, we identified two phases to begin development of the master plan, one on the East side and one on the West side. Our identification of the City and community needs resulted in the procurement of a fast food restaurant, credit union, hotel pad and service and retail centers to anchor the development. Next, we worked with Investors to construct the needed ~$4M in infrastructure that qualified the City of Kennewick for a $12M state sponsored revitalization fund.

  • Development Experience
    FDM Development Experience

    80 acre Mixed-use Business Campus 

    Park Plaza, One Mill Plain, Vancouver, WA 

    300,000 sq. ft. Office space, 250 apartment units, a hotel, three restaurants (McGraths, Apple Bees and Sweet Tomatoes), 20,000 sq. ft. Retail building, and two 10,000 sq. ft. light Industrial buildings.

    This was a horizontal mixed use, annexed into the City followed by a binding site plan and subdivision of land. Managed the construction from entitlement thru infrastructure and vertical construction of five office buildings. Managed the leasing and property management of the office buildings. The Construction Management of apartments and light industrial buildings. Brokered the sale of restaurant and hotel pad.

Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

FDM has 25 years of real estate experience from land to leasing to property management. We have four licensed brokers  that are versed in the various categories of real estate that allow us to meet the needs of our real estate clients. 

What we do... 
  • Commercial real estate from acquisition through disposition
  • Construction management
  • Leasing and tenant improvements
  • Property management
Recent Properties Sold and Leased
  • Medical Office
  • Medical Office
  • Retail Building
  • Retail / Restaurant
  • Industrial
  • Medical Office
  • Medical Office
  • Retail Building
  • Retail / Restaurant
  • Industrial
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  • Property Management Experience
    Property Management Experience

    FDM provides a hands-on approach to property management that results in a hassle free experience for the owner.

    Our proactive approach ranges from CCR compliance to direct deposit of rents to scheduled maintenance. We look at the most comprehensive, cost-sensitive way to manage property.

Construction

FDM provides site selection, entitlement, ground up construction services and lease and tenant improvements for your project. As a licensed general contractor, we have built an array of turn key operations that range from an 80 acre full service business campus to municipal buildings, single tenant financial and medical buildings, retail-flex space, and industrial buildings.

Our in-house construction project management services work with all city and utility districts, monitor all construction costs and architectural design, financial feasibility including loan and budget review, subcontractor identification, draw submittal and disbursements, inspections, permitting, and overall project coordination and communication with owners and financial instituations.  

Our long term relationships with qualified area sub-contractors provides construction experience maximizing the value of each project.

Commercial Construction experience spanning all types of projects including Office, Retail, Residential lots, Townhomes and Apartments, Mixed-Use, Commercial, and Industrial
  • 300,000 sq. ft. of office space in Clark and Benton Counties
  • 100,000+ sq. ft. Industrial space, 80,000 sq. ft. Retail space, and 100+ units of Multi-Family space in Benton, Franklin, Clark and Cowlitz Counties Public/Private projects
  • Vancouver City Administrative building
  • Evergreen school district Bus Barn with office
  • Battleground City Hall
  • Construction Experience
    FDM Construction Experience-Battle Ground City Hall

    Battle Ground City Hall, Class “A” Office Space. $5.4M

    Battle Ground, WA

    Worked with the City of Battle Ground to construct a new city hall. Value engineered the building plan to increase square footage of the building from 20,000 sq. ft. to 30,000 sq. ft. allowing for the leasing of the additional square footage to create income of over $1m for the City while giving them the option of future expansion space. This was the first private/public municipal building in Washington state.

Our Team

Established in 1995, FDM is committed to development for the best use for the investor and the community.

FDM is the culmination of Dean's experience working across the development and construction sectors for over 25 years. His experience in construction began at an early age with his grandfather and father who made a living in the construction business. Over the next 14 years, Dean worked in international sales for a Fortune 500 Company.  He traveled the world enhancing his education and grooming him in sales and development. This was followed by the opportunity to mentor with a pioneer in the hospitality and development industry. Dean began developing and building multi-million dollar developments and was introduced to the public private sector over the next decade.  This experience deepened his knowledge of construction, development and investment as he ran a property portfolio in excess of $300M.

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