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Derek Walker
Manager, Strategic Projects & Urban Renewal

Mr. Walker brings a diversified background in real estate finance, development and sustainability to the Better City team. Mr. Walker focuses on identifying and implementing key real estate projects that fit into greater economic development strategies for the communities and clients with whom Better City works.

Prior to joining Better City, Mr. Walker led a national development team that focused on repositioning empty big box stores.  His team repurposed hundreds of thousands of square feet of space throughout the country.   Mr. Walker has also worked in real estate consulting in New York City and in luxury condo redevelopment also in New York City.

Mr. Walker graduated with honors from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from New York University. Mr. Walker is a licensed real estate agent and a member of ULI and ICSC.

Mr. Walker resides in North Salt Lake with his wife, two-year-old daughter, and labradoodle.