Career Summary & Current Responsibilities
As Managing Director of SSG’s Strategic Land Group, Chris McShane serves a variety of land owners, developers, corporate users and real estate investors. The mission of the Strategic Land Group is to create relationships by engaging clients in creative discussions, analyzing economic decisions, and providing solutions that maximize value. Chris’ experience and analytical ability make him uniquely qualified to lead this group for SSG.
In 2011, Chris, along with SSG’s Managing Partner, represented LakePoint Sports Development Group in its acquisition of a 1,400± acre mixed-use development site in Emerson, Georgia. As part of this assemblage, Chris analyzed the economic and physical feasibility of the site as well as helped negotiate development incentives at the local, state, and federal levels, including a municipal annexation and creation of a new MU-2 zoning code for the site.
The LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center land assemblage has received numerous industry awards, including the Bartow County Economic Development Deal of the Year, selection as a finalist in the Land Category of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best of Atlanta Real Estate Awards, and winner of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtor’s Alvin B. Cates Award for Atlanta’s Most Outstanding Real Estate Transaction of 2011.
Chris has worked in a brokerage and analytical role with a number of clients including Watkins Retail Group, Prescient Asset Management, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Colonial Bank, and a variety of developers, land owners, financial institutions and private investors.
Dorey Companies: Atlanta, GA Sales Comparable Department
Calloway Title & Escrow: Atlanta, GA Title Examiner and Closing Assistant
University of Georgia, Athens, GA Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
ORGANIZATIONS & AWARDS
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Georgia Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR)
ACBR Young Council
ACBR Governmental Affairs Committee
ACBR Alvin B. Cates Award - For Atlanta’s Most Outstanding Commercial Real Estate Transaction in 2011.