Mark Miksis has more than 20 years of experience in delivering high-quality, high-efficiency developments that respond appropriately to the needs of their users and the goals their owners. Mark combines superior process-driven project management, design and communication skills with a depth of experience in all aspects of real estate development, including project sourcing, feasibility, financing, planning, construction, leasing, and property operations. This unique blend of skills and experience has produced outstanding results in all aspects of his clients' development projects.
Prior to joining deChase, Mark spent seven years as the Director of Real Estate Development for Arlie & Company where he managed the design and construction of Crescent Village. Mark's focus on green building lead the company to achieve LEED Platinum & Gold certifications on two projects within this $80 million mixed-use urban village. In addition, Mark's commitment to delivering spaces that truly work for their users, while also meeting financial goals, resulted in the apartments in the Village consistently achieving rental rates that were 30% greater than other high-end units in Eugene, and vacancy rates of less than 5%.
Mark began his career with Esherick Homsey Dodge and Davis Architects, managing large institutional projects for the University of California with an emphasis on research facilities and laboratories. While at EHDD, he was the project lead on the Debs Park Audubon Center in Los Angeles, one of the first projects in the world to achieve the LEED Platinum rating.
Mark received his degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon where he has served as an adjunct faculty member and as a frequent design critic. He is currently licensed to practice architecture in the state of Oregon and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Early in his career, Mark worked in construction and even now he spends much of his spare time re-designing and re-modeling his contemporary mid-century home and property. This hands-on construction experience allows Mark tosdfsd bring a real-world approach to his work.
Junction City School District
Owner’s Representation and Project Management services for district-wide modernization and additions for the Junction City School District. The project included extensive safety, security and seismic upgrade work to two elementary schools and a middle school and the addition of a science wing with associates support spaces to the high school.
Northwest Community Credit Union
Provided site selection support, program development, feasibility analysis, and project management for the development of a 67,000 SF new headquarters building in downtown Eugene. The project required creative coordination with the city as the site was in Eugene’s urban renewal district adjacent to the downtown core.
Steam Plant Redevelopment
Lead developer and project manager for one of the highest-profile redevelopments in Eugene’s new riverfront project. Led feasibility and concept development, public outreach and city council approval process. Currently working to establish historic status, finalize financing structure and key tenant partnerships in this 65,000 sq. ft. adaptive reuse project along the river.
Owner’s representation and project management on a 12-building, 14-acre development including a full dining facility, hospital wing and living quarters for a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Coburg, Oregon. Miksis coordinated all project activities with the contractor and all vendors. Handled all FF&E procurement and managed all move-in activities.
Acorn Park Retail
Turnkey development services including design, financial feasibility, and land use planning for a retail redevelopment in West Eugene.
Feasibility, pre-development, and development management for a 121-bed student housing project in Eugene, Oregon.
While at Arlie & Company:
Development management of land use, planning entitlements, design, permitting, and construction of this $80 million dollar, mix-use development project designated as the first Green Building Demonstration Project of the City of Eugene. Coordinated public infrastructure expansion, financial oversight, and loan management.
Arlie & Company Headquarters
Development management for Arlie & Company’s new LEED Platinum corporate offices based on open office work environment with collaborative common areas focused on fostering staff creativity.
While at Eshrick Homsey Dodge and Davis:
Kavli Institute | Stanford University
Project management for the new research institute at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. Managed the project team through all phases of design of this $7.5 million, 25,000 sq. ft. facility, from feasibility study to construction documentation. Managed owner and consultant fees, contract coordination and design.
Debs Park Audubon Center | Los Angeles
Project leadership for construction documents on this 8,000 sq. ft. nature center, which was the first building in U.S. to receive LEED Platinum rating under version 2.0. The building featured fully off-grid solar power supply and HVAC system, on-site wastewater treatment “Living Machine” and on-site stormwater detention.