Real Estate Profile: Jeff Tredo

Principal, Korb Tredo Architects

Company: Korb Tredo Architects

Title: Principal

Education: B.S. in Architectural Studies from UW-Milwaukee, 1994; certificate from SARUP in Urban Planning

Family: Daughter, 13 years old

City of residence: Fox Point

Hobbies and Interests: "’Playing and coaching soccer, Harley-Davidson, bicycling, snowboarding."

What are you working on? "A 90-unit supportive housing facility in Milwaukee for Mercy Housing; Marquette Apartments, 91-unit residence hall for Marquette University; a welcome center addition to St. John’s Church on 68th and Forest Home; a new K-8 school in Milwaukee for HOPE Christian Schools; academic expansion and renovation projects at UW-Milwaukee and UW-Madison."

How does the market look to you? "We are optimistic about the work we have for 2009, especially in the institutional sector. We are also seeing positive activity in the planning stages of future mixed-use developments."

What was the best deal you’ve ever been involved in? "The upcoming Mercy Housing development: an adaptive re-use of, and addition to, the historic Johnston Emergency Clinic on Milwaukee’s south side."   

What was the funniest moment of your career? "Walking into a project interview for a church and school addition at my alma mater and realizing that my grade school principal – who I was terrified of as a student – was still the principal and now heading up the selection committee."

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