Don Vedeen selected as winner of Connect 2021 Next Generation Awards

Don Vedeen, vice president in NorthMarq's Phoenix office, was among the winners announced for the Connect Commercial Real Estate 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry, the recipients overcame the hurdles and excelled in business and leadership in the community.

Vedeen leads NorthMarq’s Manufactured Housing Communities practice group, which has grown to seven professionals and more than $300 million in sales transactions and loan referrals for 5,000 total sites since 2019.

Highlights from Vedeen's nomination include:

  • Vedeen has been able to transition his team into not just brokerage but being on the forefront of new manufactured housing development projects, including an ongoing opportunity of more than 3,000 sites.
  • By mid-2021, Vedeen and his team completed $300 million in sales representing 5,000 properties.

From a competitive field of nominations, Connect selected 100-plus winners representing each of the following regions: National, California, Seattle & Pacific Northwest, Phoenix & Southwest, Texas, Chicago & Midwest, Boston & New England, New York & Tri-State, Washington, D.C., Atlanta & Southeast, and Florida & Gulf Coast.

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