Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader
Baylor University / The University of Texas at Arlington
Grant started at GFF in 2003 and has over 20 years of experience in the area of retail and shopping center development. He is an Associate Principal and Senior Project Leader. His strengths include site planning of medium to large scale shopping centers, renovations and cosmetic improvements to existing centers, and management of various developments as an “on-call architect.” He has also designed and constructed a multitude of speculative retail buildings throughout the metroplex including both ground-up and renovation projects. He strives to insert a degree of personality and excitement into each project during his day-to-day communication with developers, contractors, city officials and leasing brokers.
Grant received his Bachelors of Art in Architecture from Baylor University as part of a cooperative program with Washington University in St. Louis, and later earned his Masters of Architecture from University of Texas at Arlington in 2008. Grant achieved his architectural license in 2010 and is active in the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He was a graduate of the AIA Dallas 2010 Emerging Leaders Program, and served as a Co-chair of the 2011 Emerging Leaders Program. He also participates in ICSC, activities within The Real Estate Council (TREC), including the 2013 Young Guns Foundation Project with ‘Behind Every Door’ Ministry and served on the 2015 Professional Services committee. He is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and in 2019 was accepted to the Commercial/Retail Local Product Council. Grant is on the Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church Board of Trustees.
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