Thomas Weeks joins Clayco’s Chicago office as Principal
Weeks’ Real Estate Experience Supports Firm’s Expansion Objectives
Chicago, Ill. (November 10, 2011) – Clayco, Inc., a national full-service real estate and design-build firm, has announced that Thomas (Tom) Weeks, 48, has joined Clayco’s Chicago office as Principal. Weeks brings nearly 20 years of real estate experience to Clayco where he will have leadership responsibilities, including assembling and developing land and pursuing turnkey, build-to-suit projects primarily for commercial and industrial clients nationwide.
“We are all pleased to welcome Tom to our team as he steps into a leadership role in our Chicago office,” says Robert Clark, Chairman and CEO of Clayco. “Tom’s proven ability to lead, along with his industry knowledge and broad experience, will be valuable assets as we continue to expand our real estate capabilities in Chicago and nationally.”
Since 2008, Weeks has focused on Caribbean resort development and Chicago-based real estate consulting and development opportunities as a partner in WeeksWeldon Development Company. From 2000 through 2007, as President of Related Midwest, a leading Chicago residential development firm and affiliate of New York-based Related Companies, Weeks oversaw the firm’s operations including planning, acquisition, financing, construction and marketing. Under his leadership, Related Midwest successfully completed numerous high-profile projects, including luxury high-rise condominium developments at 840 North Lake Shore Drive and 340 East Randolph Street in Chicago.
Weeks is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation; President of the Board of Directors of CMHDC Development Services; Board Member of the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights; and a Chicago Advisory Board Member of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).
Weeks earned a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Amherst College and a law degree with honors from the University of Chicago. He is from the Chicago area.