WDG Ventures, Inc. and Portfolio Real Estate Consulting
WDG VENTURES, INC.
is currently associated with The Vanmark Group
, a real estate consulting and advisory services firm.
was previously affiliated with Millennium Partners
as a managing principal and opened their San Francisco Bay Area office in 1996.
is a real estate company whose focus is on the development of mixed-use urban projects.
While with Millennium Partners, Mr. Farrar managed the development of the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences mixed-use project, the Jessie Square project and the 360,000 square foot Metreon project.
also led the 2 1/2 year entitlement effort for Millennium Partners'
301 Mission project in the Transbay area of San Francisco, a 60 story, approximately 1,000,000 sq. ft. high-rise residential tower.
The project is currently under construction with completion anticipated in early 2010.
Mr. Farrar previously worked for Intrawest Corp., a Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, B.C. based developer of mixed-use residential and resort properties as Vice President of its Southern California operations and Turner Development Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Turner Corporation, in a variety of management positions.
current professional affiliations include the Board of Directors of Mission Hiring Hall/South of Market Employment Center
, The YMCA of San Francisco
, the Lambda Alpha real estate association and San Francisco Planning Urban Research Association
Mr. Farrar has also been a lecturer at ULI and Railvolution sessions.
Mr. Farrar attended the University of California at San Diego and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in History and minors in Economics and Political Science in 1978.
also completed all class work in the M.B.A. program at San Diego State University
with a concentration in Finance in 1981.
While at San Diego State University
, Mr. Farrar
received the Dr. Robert C. Hird Memorial Scholarship in real estate.