Wright Development Group

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What We Do

Wright Development Group, Inc. is a Utah-based real estate development firm dedicated to working closely and fairly with tenants, community leaders, landowners, and buyers to design, develop and manage top-quality projects. The Company was founded with the philosophy of creating long-term value by building, owning and managing projects with state-of-the-art architectural, mechanical, and electrical design. Our goal is to maximize overall long-term return to tenants while enhancing the communities in which our projects are located.

Currently, we focus on the following areas of real estate development and investment: retail shopping centers, preferred developer services for national and regional tenants, general office and medical offices, multi-family residential and single family lot development. With our internal development, finance and legal departments, along with a team of experienced property management and leasing agents, Wright Development is able to provide better design, higher construction quality and enduring value.

Who We Are

Gary M. Wright, Chairman and Founder

Gary M. Wright is the Chairman and Founder of Wright Development Group with over four decades of experience in real estate development. Gary began his career with Ivory Homes, Utah’s largest home builder, where he developed residential subdivisions throughout Davis and Weber Counties for over 31 years. For the past fifteen years, Gary has used his extensive development experience to create quality retail projects throughout those same communities. Along with his management team, Gary oversees the management and growth of the Company, including existing and upcoming projects.

Spencer H. Wright, President and CEO

Spencer H. Wright is the President and CEO of Wright Development Group. As the CEO, Spencer oversees all retail development and has extensive experience developing retail projects from start to finish. Prior to joining Wright Development, Spencer worked at a national law firm in Washington D.C. In addition to working closely with individual municipalities to secure approvals for the Company’s developments, Spencer oversees all contract negotiations and leasing associated with the retail development, including lease agreements, purchase and sale agreements, site development agreements, and easements, covenants and restrictions associated with each property.

Jon-David Jorgensen, Esq., General Counsel

Jon-David Jorgensen

Leslie Mascaro, Development Partner

Leslie Mascaro

Thomas Hunt, Principle Engineer

Thomas is an Engineer

Logan Johnson, Project Management

Logan works in entitlements, project management and permit coordination for Wright Development. He also assists in land acquisition, site concept development and project evaluations. Projects include single family and multifamily residential, retail commercial and mixed use developments. Logan began working with Wright Development in 2015. He studied Economics at Utah State University and Community Planning at Auburn University. He previously worked at the Wasatch Front Regional Council in regional economic development. Logan brings private and public sector experience to the team.

Dale VanWagoner, President, Somerset Property Management

Dale VanWagoner is the Senior Property Manager of Somerset Property Management, a premier property management company, and an affiliate of Wright Development Group. Dale is a veteran property manager with over 15 years of experience in real estate and property management. Dale works diligently with tenants, vendors and maintenance personnel to ensure that each center remains a first-class center long after it is constructed. Dale’s ultimate goal is to provide each tenant with outstanding service, thereby enabling them to increase sales per square foot year after year.  Dale is currently working on his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation through the local IREM chapter.