Associate | Connected Development Services
Rel Cooper, a Development Associate for Connected Development Services, focuses his responsibilities assisting project developers with financial modeling, due diligence, acquiring raw land, site planning and design, entitlement, marketing, lease negotiations, establishing and executing a lease plan via brokerage team, financing, permitting, construction and daily asset management of shopping centers.
Cooper was recently a Summer Associate at Transwestern where he had the opportunity to gain experience in multiple departments such as office, retail, industrial, development, tenant representation and multi-family sectors. He also worked as a Campus Brand Ambassador for Mountain Dew, where he coordinated marketing activities with the university and compiled marketing data for analysis with Fuse Marketing.
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with Majors in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Baylor University, and has completed additional specialized Argus training. During his time at Baylor, Cooper served as a Student Senator and had the opportunity to study abroad in Great Britain. Outside the office he enjoys restoring cars and running, and playing with Dallas Social Kickball.