As Real Estate Development Associate, Chad Johnston is responsible for the implementation of capital improvement and development projects of Capstone’s commercial property and residential holdings. Mr. Johnston responsibilities span acquisitions, budgeting, planning, entitlements, construction and asset management.
Prior to joining Capstone Advisors, Mr. Johnston spent 15+ years practicing urban design and planning beginning his career with Calthorpe Associates in Berkeley, California. He has assisted public and private sector clients in shaping new forms of growth and development – forms that help reestablish a sense of place, scale, history and environmental balance within the built environment. Mr. Johnston is versed in the development and design details that come together to form sustainable and livable places, and has led the urban design and implementation of countless infill, redevelopment, new growth and transit projects across the country and abroad.
Mr. Johnston studied City and Regional Planning, focusing on urban design, at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. His interests extend beyond real estate development as he frequently participates in community workshops and professional associations.