Eric Carlson Joins Daybreak Communities

As Daybreak Communities continues to acquire and entitle additional land assets in Utah and other high-growth markets, Eric Carlson’s experience in underwriting, structuring and managing significant investments will be invaluable.

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Mr. Carlson joins Daybreak Communities from Scottsdale-based DMB, a privately held investment and development company specializing in large-scale master planned communities. During his nearly 20-year tenure at DMB, he held a range of finance roles, most recently serving as the firm’s Senior Vice President, Finance. In this position he led strategic planning, new project underwriting, as well as structuring of equity and debt for the company’s various developments.

While at DMB, Mr. Carlson also provided executive leadership for several communities in the company’s portfolio and served as an executive board member of the Greater Phoenix area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Carlson is an active member of the Urban Land Institute. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Western Michigan University, an MBA From Arizona State University and is a certified public accountant (CPA).

Daybreak Communities is dedicated to the art and science of placemaking. The core team was originally brought together to develop Daybreak in the Salt Lake Valley. The result: a national model of sustainable mixed-use development, which is well into its second decade of market-leading growth and sales. Now Daybreak Communities is expanding its reach, bringing its unique approach to the rest of Utah and the Mountain States region. Ours is a holistic viewpoint. A hypersensitivity to context. A careful consideration of every factor. Above all, we believe in the transformative power of design to create exceptional value for all stakeholders — property owners who care about their legacy, investors and development partners committed to making great places, and communities looking to grow in healthy new ways.