McWhinney Appoints Seasoned Real Estate Leader to Drive Growth in Commercial and Mixed-Use Development

May 29, 2024 Posted In

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McWhinney Appoints Seasoned Real Estate Leader to Drive Growth in Commercial and Mixed-Use Development

Will Little brings nearly two decades of experience to role of Executive Vice President of Commercial & Mixed Use Development

DENVER – May x, 2024 – McWhinney, a Colorado-based real estate investor and developer in commercial, multifamily, hospitality, residential, and mixed-use assets, announced that Will Little recently joined the company as Executive Vice President of Commercial & Mixed-Use Development. In this role, Little will lead and manage McWhinney’s commercial real estate development projects across Colorado and the West.

“Will’s unique combination of financial acumen, business leadership and industry expertise will be instrumental in driving the continued success of our commercial and mixed-use development business,” said Keith Hurand, Chief Development Officer of McWhinney. “To date, McWhinney has developed more than 13 million square feet of commercial space, with nearly $4 billion of assets under management. We look forward to having Will’s guidance as we continue to identify strategic opportunities to envision exceptional multi-use projects, mixed-use developments and commercial environments across the West.”

Little brings nearly two decades of experience in real estate development, investment, and management to McWhinney’s leadership team. Over the course of his career, he has managed $3 billion in vertical development. Before joining McWhinney, he served as Senior Vice President at Shea Properties in Denver, where he oversaw all new acquisitions, dispositions, and vertical development in the Rocky Mountain Region.

With a proven track record of success in sourcing acquisitions, securing entitlements, leading design and construction, and maximizing asset value, he will be spearheading McWhinney’s commercial and mixed-use development efforts, which include Center Street in Baseline and Centerra South in Centerra, Loveland.

“McWhinney’s emphasis on creating places people love aligns perfectly with my personal values,” said Little. “Throughout my career, I’ve had a passion for helping teams efficiently translate bold visions for the built environment into reality, and I’m looking forward to contributing to the development of more vibrant, sustainable commercial and mixed-use environments in my new role.”

Little holds a Bachelor of Building Science (Construction Management) with a minor in Business Administration from Auburn University and is a licensed Colorado Broker.

In partnership with McWhinney, the search for an Executive Vice President of Commercial & Mixed-Use Development was led by Allison Williams, Managing Partner of Hall-Williams Executive Search.


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About McWhinney Real Estate

McWhinney is passionate about creating places people love. Guided by its values – respect, integrity, perseverance and legacy – the company cultivates communities with a unique sense of place, focusing on value-generation, sustainability and connectivity. To date, the full-service real estate investment, development and management firm has planned and developed over 6,000 acres of master-planned communities and 13 million square feet of mixed-use, industrial, residential, multifamily, hospitality and office properties.


McWhinney’s long-standing history began with a Colorado homestead over 150 years ago, culminating in the creation of the company in 1991 and continuing today with a diversified real estate development vision shaping the landscape of communities concentrated in Colorado’s Front Range and the Western U.S.


Select recent McWhinney company and project accolades include both ULI Americas’ and ULI Global’s “Award for Excellence,” Colorado Business Committee for the Arts’ “Business for the Arts” award, Broomfield Council of the Arts & Humanities’ “Business of the Year” award, the Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter’s “Project of the Year” and “Excellence in Construction” awards and the National Association of Home Builders “Platinum Award – On-the-Boards.” McWhinney’s DEI Committee has also been recognized with an “Award of Achievement” by NAIOP Colorado. With sustainability at its core, McWhinney’s Centerra community has been certified as Colorado’s first National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat.


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