Daniel McCahan is Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Development and manages Madison Marquette’s development activity in Washington DC. He is responsible for over 3 million square feet of assets including retail, residential, hotel and office uses. He currently oversees Madison’s day-to-day activity as co-developer of The Wharf.
Prior to joining Madison Marquette, Mr. McCahan was a development executive in Archstone’s mixed use division where he was responsible for evaluating new development opportunities as well as oversight of projects from pre-development through construction completion. Notable projects include CityCenterDC, a $700 million mixed-use development in downtown Washington DC, and Wisconsin Place in Chevy Chase, MD. He also played a key role in developing proposals for Poplar Point and Howard University Town Center in Washington DC, in addition to other projects in the Boston, Baltimore and Atlanta markets.
Prior to joining Archstone, Mr. McCahan was a project manager for Urban Atlantic where he was responsible for all aspects of more than $200 million in residential development. His projects included Henson Ridge, a major redevelopment in Washington, DC’s Ward 8 that transformed a former public housing site into a new mixed-income residential neighborhood in Alexandria, VA.
In previous positions, Mr. McCahan served as Vice President for a real estate consulting firm, Basile Baumann Prost and Associates, where he focused on the privatization of military housing, and as a developer for Regency Development Associates, an affordable housing provider.
Mr. McCahan earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree in planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.