Rick McKelvey

  • Senior Vice President, Residential Development

Current Responsibilities
As senior vice president of development, Rick’s primary responsibility includes the development of mixed-use, medical and retail properties primarily in the Twin Cities, and greater Minnesota market. In this role, he leads the project teams through land acquisition, due diligence, municipal approvals, design, and construction coordination, and leasing or sale of the project upon stabilization.

Past Experience
Having worked previously as a general contractor for 11 years Rick brought extensive construction experience and insight when he joined United Properties as vice president of development in 2013.

Professional and Community Involvement
Rick is a LEED Accredited Professional and is a member of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Twin City Healthcare Engineering Association (TCHEA) and is certified by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE).

Rick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management, with a minor in business administration from North Dakota State University.