NAIOP Hosts 2018 CRE.Converge Convention in Washington, DC




A graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University, Brian Vanderburgh serves as vice president of hospitality and preconstruction with Hedrick Brothers Construction in West Palm Beach, Florida. The projects Brian Vanderburgh has spearheaded include the 3 million-square-foot Treasure Island & Bellagio Resort and Casino as well as the 653,000-square-foot Encore & Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas. To help him remain up-to-date with his industry, Brian Vanderburgh belongs to NAIOP.

Established in 1967, NAIOP began as the National Association of Industrial Parks (NAIP) and later became the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP). Today the organization no longer holds an affiliation with its acronym, but serves as a leading commercial real estate industry provider.

The NAIOP annual conference is scheduled for October 15-17, 2018, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Entitled CRE.Converge, the three-day event includes speakers, courses, and committee meetings. Geared as a premier industry event, this convention connects about 1,400 owners, developers, investors, and brokers.


An Introduction to Hedrick Brothers Preconstruction Services

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Brian Vanderburgh is a hospitality and construction professional with particularly extensive experience in greater Las Vegas and West Palm Beach. He currently serves as the vice president of hospitality and preconstruction at Hedrick Brothers Construction in Florida. Brian Vanderburgh earlier spent eight years as the owner of VDB Properties in Watkins Glen, New York, and four years as a project manager with Wynn Design and Development in Las Vegas.

Hedrick Brothers Construction provides clients an array of preconstruction services. The company recognizes the tactical importance of the preconstruction phase, because it represents a critical step in taking a client’s plans and transforming them into a high-quality physical reality. The preconstruction professionals at Hedrick understand, and help clients understand, how important sound strategy and decision making is during preconstruction, as all of the important decisions regarding cost and quality take place before a single nail is hammered.

Preconstruction services include collaborative team workshops, budget development, design and constructibility reviews, value enhancement, sustainable building options, virtual design and construction, and scheduling, among other tasks. All decisions and plans are designed to address the unique requirements of each project, which vary from client to client and project to project. For a more in-depth look at Hedrick Brothers preconstruction and construction services, please visit the company online at