Development Partner – Texas
David Ott leads Hanover’s development efforts in Texas. At Hanover, David has been responsible for the acquisition, planning and development of over $2 billion in residential and mixed-use projects, comprising more than 6,500 apartment units and 5 million square feet of residential, retail and office. Prior to Hanover, he practiced architecture at Gensler’s Houston office and at Helmut Jahn’s Chicago office. His design and development experience include residential, hotel, office, and retail. David holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin, a M. Arch from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Tulane University. David remains involved with the University of Texas as a guest lecturer at the McCombs School of Business and serving on the Advisory Council at the Texas Real Estate Center. He is on the boards of Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Scenic Houston, in addition to supporting several other Houston non-profits.