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Chris_Chandor_BIO has joined the Stephen D. Cutler Center Advisory Boardat Babson College. Chandor serves as Vice President of Development for The Davis Companies (TDC) - one of the premier real estate investment, development, and management firms in the Northeastern United States.

TDC, together with its affiliates, owns and manages a real estate portfolio of approximately 12 million square feet, and is an active investor in real estate equity, debt, and fixed-income real estate securities. In his role at TDC, Chandor leads projects requiring the most significant repositioning efforts, as well as new development and redevelopment initiatives.

Prior to joining TDC, he spent five years with the Boston Red Sox managing efforts to acquire and redevelop strategically important properties in the Fenway neighborhood, in conjunction with the renovation of historic Fenway Park. In addition, Chandor worked closely with local municipal officials in Florida to plan and develop the new Lee County Boston Red Sox Spring Training Facility in Fort Myers, enabling the Red Sox to remain in Fort Myers for another 30 years.

Before joining the Red Sox, Chandor spent six years with Trammell Crow Company as Vice President of Development, and before that, he spent two years in commercial lending with Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage underwriting commercial and multi-family loans.

Chandor earned his MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and his B.A. in economics and history from Tulane University.

“Finance is the No. 1 concentration among undergraduate students at Babson College, and one in 20 Babson students pursues a career in the real estate industry,” said F. Mark D’Annolfo, Managing Director of the Cutler Center. "Chris’s experience, network, and expertise in real estate are a real asset to Babson and the Cutler Center. It has also been a real pleasure getting to know him over the last several years.”

About the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance at Babson College

Founded in March 2000, the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance at Babson College is dedicated to advancing the understanding and practice of investments and finance in our global economy. The Center provides programs and resources that enrich student experience, support faculty research, and engage our alumni community. It is committed to furthering Babson’s innovative and practical approach to finance education and enabling industry practitioners, faculty, and students to collaborate and learn from one another.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ®. The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

By Michael Chmura,, 781-239-4549 | 10/07/2015 07:00