David McCarty is a director at Chicago Design Network. As a founding principal of the firm, Mr. McCarty has worked extensively in all aspects of real estate planning and development. In addition to operational duties within the firm, Mr. McCarty is active in the International Code Council and on local zoning and planning boards. He is a charismatic leader and communicator, easily breaking down the most complicated of concepts into layman’s terms.
With an integrated knowledge of commercial real estate development and leasing processes, Mr. McCarty works well with developers, leasing brokers, commercial tenants and corporate facility officers. He participates regularly with the Future of Work community, a group of professionals dedicated to creating the workplace of the future today. With the goal of making our work, world, and lives more harmonious, this cross-disciplinary group considers every aspect of where, why, how and when we work. Mr. McCarty’s designs and research lead the way for technology-enabled, mobile, knowledge workers.