Keith Hurand Joins McWhinney as Executive Vice President of Master-Planned Communities

May 16, 2023 Posted In

McWhinney has expanded its leadership team to include Keith Hurand as executive vice president of its master-planned communities business line. In this role, Hurand will lead McWhinney’s community development and placemaking initiatives, focusing on execution, leadership and strategic planning for its mixed-use community developments. His responsibilities include overseeing the growth of Baseline, McWhinney’s 1,100-acre master-planned community in Broomfield, Colo., as well as Centerra, an award-winning 3,000-acre master-planned community in Loveland, Colo., in addition to Kinston, the newest residential community in Centerra, located on 625 acres east of I-25 and Hwy. 34. Hurand will lead the strategy and community development execution and operations for large-scale land developments, oversee P&L’s and long-term business forecasting.

“We are excited to have an experienced executive like Keith join our leadership team,” said Chad McWhinney, co-founder, chairman and CEO at McWhinney. “Keith brings more than two decades of industry experience, and he will play an important role as we continue to seek new opportunities and grow our master-planned community business.”

“I admire the McWhinney team and their vision and implementation of creating sustainable and purpose-driven master-planned communities, and I’m thrilled to bring experience and passion to this role to help the company accomplish continued growth and help expand their portfolio,” said Hurand.

Hurand has corporate, regional and field operations residential leadership experience, extensive P&L leadership experience of business units in more than 16 U.S. markets and has product expertise involving master-planned communities, residential, build-to-rent, commercial, multifamily, 55+ active adult communities and urban mixed-use real estate. He also brings more than 25 years of experience in land acquisition, land development, single family residential construction, mid and high-rise condos and industrial real estate development and construction.

Prior to joining McWhinney, Keith spent more than two decades in various roles including president & chief operating officer for Newland Real Estate Group, region president at WCI Communities, and division president for both Taylor Morrison and Century Communities.

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