Matt Holbrook, Regional Partner for St. John Properties, Appointed to the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission
ASHBURN, VA (January 25, 2022) — Matt Holbrook, Regional Partner for St. John Properties, Inc., has been appointed to the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission (EDAC), a public/private partnership created by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Based on his commercial real estate background and expertise, Holbrook will be serving on the Commission’s Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Adhoc Committee. St. John Properties is a full-service commercial real estate development and investment company which has developed more than 22 million square feet of commercial office, flex/R&D, warehouse and retail space throughout eight states.
Since delivering its first building in the Northern Virginia market in 2001, St. John Properties has developed more than one million square feet of space in Loudoun County and been part of numerous data center transactions. Representative projects include Ashburn Technology Park, a nearly 450,000 square foot commercial property in Ashburn, Leesburg Tech Park, a business community in Leesburg comprised of 160,00 square feet of flex/R&D space, and Arcola Center, with up to 450,000 square feet of commercial development in a successful mixed-use setting in Dulles. The company recently started construction on three new flex/R&D buildings comprising more than 135,000 square feet of space at Ashburn Crossing, an 80-acre business community in Ashburn.
Created in 1995, EDAC is responsible for promoting economic development in the County. Membership, which includes three-year terms, encompasses a broad range of industries, including aerospace, agriculture, banking and finance, higher education, technology, real estate development, small business and telecommunications. The group is chaired by Chauvon McFadden, Principal for Crimson Wealth Strategies.
“The Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission plays a critical role in identifying and executing emerging opportunities that help attract new companies to the county, stimulating job creation and improving the economic condition for a diverse range of audiences and stakeholders,” stated Matt Holbrook of St. John Properties. “I am tremendously grateful to play a role in this important mission that positively impacts so many businesses and individuals that have a stake in the continued success of Loudoun County.”
“The strength of this group is its diverse composition of professionals from industries that are true difference-makers in Loudoun, and Matt’s high-level commercial real estate experience adds an important element to this mix,” stated Buddy Rizer, Executive Director of the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development. “His valuable perspectives and instincts will complement the talent of the commission as we tackle new challenges and enact new programming.”
Founded in 1971, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by its commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 51-year history, the company has developed more than 22 million square feet of flex/R&D, office, retail and warehouse space serving more than 2,500 clients in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit www.sjpi.com.