David Carlins, President of the Magellen Development Group

Date and Time
Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:30pm— 7:30pm
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Vista Sales Gallery, Coast at Lakeshore East
345 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
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The Wharton Club of Chicago in conjunction with the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago invites you to an intriguing evening with David Carlins.

Lakeshore East: From a nine-hole golf course to a multi-billion dollar award winning urban development!

David Carlins, president of Magellan Development Group LLC and chief executive of Magellan Marketing LLC, supervises the company’s development, construction management and sales departments. Carlins is the primary contact for financial structuring of all Magellan projects and is also heavily involved in the design, construction and marketing phases of all Magellan projects.


Since 1996 Carlins has structured a myriad of financing forms, including conventional construction financing, mezzanine financing and equity partnerships of for-sales and rental properties as well as presales of new construction buildings.

He also spearheads many of Magellan’s community relations activities, including serving as a board member for the Chicago Youth Program (CYP), for which he heads fund-raising efforts and led the effort to develop a permanent center as well as providing operating funds with support from Loewenberg Architects and McHugh Construction Co. to design and build the worthwhile facility for inner-city young people.

Carlins holds a BS degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a JD from Loyola Law School. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is a licensed real estate broker.

Click here to read more about David Carlins and Magellan Development Group.



DATE: Thursday, February 22, 2018
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Wednesday, February 21 at noon.
5:30 pm Registration/Networking Reception
6:00 pm Presentation

LOCATION: Vista Sales Gallery, Coast at Lakeshore East, 345 E Upper Wacker Dr. #100, Chicago, IL 60601
(The Gallery is directly East of the Swiss Hotel.)
Wharton Club members and their guests: $20/person
Non-members: $40/person

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received two (2) business days BEFORE the event or the attendee who made the reservation may not receive a refund, regardless of participation, due to costs associated with the reservation.

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Vista Sales Gallery, Coast at Lakeshore East

345 E Upper Wacker Dr, #100, Chicago, IL 60601, United States,
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