Vice President of Development
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Peter Krahenbuhl started at SimonCRE in 2015 as a Project Manager and is now Vice President of Development. Peter works closely with the CEO to track project timelines, obtain entitlements, oversee planning submittals, and ensure adherence to project budgets. He plays a vital role in the daily planning and development associated with successfully driving multiple projects from inception to completion.
Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, Peter moved to Arizona in 1999 for college at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. He majored in Business Management with a minor in Finance. During college, Peter worked for five years at the prestigious Forest Highlands Golf Club as a Safety Representative responsible for the safety and security of members, guests, and assets within the gated community.
After graduating in 2004, Peter moved to Scottsdale to begin work for Toronto-based condominium conversion and multi-family investment company, Belleview Communities. At Belleview for six years, Peter was responsible for the sales, marketing, construction implementation and, strategic planning of seven multi-family condominium developments in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Flagstaff totaling more than $100 million in sales revenue.
In 2012, Peter became a Commercial Tenant Advisor for Avocat Group, a boutique tenant representation firm specializing in office, medical, dental, and law firm client’s commercial real estate needs. Peter was responsible for facilities acquisitions, site selections, space planning, lease/purchase negotiations and comparative building analysis for more than 50 clients throughout the country.
Peter is a founding Suns Charities 88 member and volunteers his time with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona and Valley Leadership. Peter’s hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, camping, traveling and spending time with his wife Sarah and son Bodhi.