The Breeden Company Announces Corporate Promotions and a New Executive Amid Continued Growth
The Breeden Company, the nationally recognized Virginia Beach-based real estate development firm, today announced the promotion of two key leaders and the addition of a new corporate executive. The announcement comes as The Breeden Company sees continued growth in the real estate development industry, specifically in the construction and multifamily divisions. The strategic appointments will play a key role in supporting the company’s rapidly expanding movement into more markets.
“The Breeden Company was established to provide inspiring places in communities – from shopping and dining to living. We have invested heavily in people, process and technology and have aligned the organization to reflect our mission to become the premier real estate developer in the country. It is with great pleasure that we announce the following promotions,” said Tim Faulkner, Chief Operating Officer of The Breeden Company.
Brenda Karp has been promoted to vice president of business development where she will be responsible for further developing the company’s national footprint, focusing on the growth of our third-party management and construction clients. “Brenda has exceeded every expectation in her previous role as Vice President of Breeden Realty, and I’m extremely confident she’ll continue to excel in her new role where she’ll be responsible for growing our third-party business and develop innovative partnerships,” said Faulkner. Brenda will officially assume her new role effective October 1, 2021.
Christine Gustafson has been promoted to vice president of marketing and public relations and joins the executive leadership team. In her new role, Gustafson will continue to manage strategic global marketing initiatives for reaching key audiences with clear and consistent brand messaging, as well as lead global efforts for brand recognition, advertising, events and external communications. “Christine has proven herself to be an excellent and invaluable asset to our company, and we are excited to see her continued leadership in her new role,” said Faulkner. “With the experience and passion she’s shown, I know that she will continue to grow and strengthen our marketing and brand initiatives.”
Jake Marshall joins The Breeden Company as vice president of acquisitions and development and joins the executive leadership team, as well. Jake will immediately integrate into The Breeden Company’s multifamily portfolio, where he is responsible for strategic asset identification, analysis and economic feasibility of potential acquisition and development projects. He will leverage his prior industry experience to help The Breeden Company meet their growth goals in 2021 and beyond.
“We are on a positive growth trajectory at The Breeden Company and are very well-positioned to continue building on our strong momentum. I am so pleased and proud to include Jake, and I am excited to work with him — along with our entire senior leadership team — to ensure The Breeden Company’s next phase of growth and market leadership stays on track,” stated Faulkner.
Nationally recognized, with over 60 years of expertise in every facet of the industry, The Breeden Company is a vertically integrated real estate development organization that boasts market-leading divisions including commercial real estate, multifamily property management and construction. With a portfolio of over 20,000 apartments and 2 million square feet of retail and office space that have been owned, managed and developed, The Breeden Company is one of the premier real estate development firms in the nation. Breeden Realty is one of the top commercial real estate firms in Virginia (Virginia Business, 2021); Breeden Property Management is one of the top multifamily property management firms in the country (Multi-Housing News, 2021); Breeden Construction, the much-acclaimed multifamily general contractor for numerous third-party clients, is one of the top multifamily builders in the country (Multi-Housing News, 2020).