Mr. Archer has compiled more than 35 years’ experience in large-scale real estate development projects involving the creation of great destinations, a mix of uses and public agency participation. These developments include residential and resort community developments, multifamily, office and mixed-use developments, as well as large-scale commercial and retail projects nationwide.
Prior to joining Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc., Tom was senior vice president of development at Forest City Washington. At Forest City, he managed the development of several mixed-use projects concurrently including a large town center development in suburban Washington, the master planning for the Ball Park District, a transit oriented, mixed-use development in suburban Maryland and a large retail, office and residential project in Arlington County, Virginia. Additionally, Tom managed FCW’s Real Estate Services Group, a consulting practice that provided advisory and development services to a variety of public and private clients throughout the Washington DC Region. His work here included Washington, DC’s Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, the Government of Puerto Rico’s Department of Economic Development and Commerce and Georgetown University.
Tom has also held executive level positions with Republic Properties, the Mills Corporation, McArthur Glen/Horizon Corporation and Rossignol Development where his project experience included office, large scale retail, outlet center and residential development.
In all, Mr. Archer has developed properties in 22 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He holds a degree from the University of Virginia, is a member of the Urban Land Institute, DCBIA and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He also serves on the executive committee of the NOMA BID Board.