Member Spotlight: Camber Development


A Better City is excited to welcome Camber Development to our membership community. Established in 2020 as a real estate investor and developer, Camber currently owns 1.8 million square feet of industrial product in greater Boston and is currently developing a boutique life science project in the South End and a Biomanufacturing campus in Bedford, MA. Leveraging institutional expertise from its leadership team, Camber strives to create a nimble, creative, and entrepreneurial environment within its firm. Camber is particularly interested in bringing energy efficiency measures to its development projects, as well as to its existing assets, and looks forward to engaging in A Better City’s policy work in this space. David Wilkinson returns to A Better City’s Board of Directors and is excited to collaborate with the group in his new role with Camber.


Dave joined Camber Development in March 2021 as Managing Partner. Dave brings extensive institutional real estate investment and management experience to Camber, having spent the previous nine years at Tishman Speyer.

Prior to joining Camber, Dave served as Managing Director - Head of Boston Leasing, Asset Management, and Property Management for Tishman Speyer, a global vertically integrated real estate development and management firm. In his time at Tishman Speyer, Dave was responsible for managing all aspects of the firm’s 3.1 million square foot office portfolio in Boston. In addition, he was responsible for the two-phase Pier 4 development, a 600,000 square foot mixed-use office and residential project in Boston’s Seaport District. In total, Dave was directly responsible for managing approximately $3.0 billion in trophy real estate in Boston. Dave served a critical role in helping establish Breakthrough Properties (Tishman Speyer’s life science venture) by securing a full-building lease with CRISPR Therapeutics at 105 West First Street in South Boston, which earned the 2020 Commercial Brokers Association Life Science Deal of the Year award. Dave began his career working in acquisitions at Beacon Capital Partners.

Dave is extremely excited to be serving on the board of A Better City and supporting the efforts of the organization to further energy and sustainability initiatives with the City of Boston. Dave has served as a board member of the Greenway Conservancy, as the Vice Chair of the Greenway BID (which he helped establish), and as President of the 100 Acres Association. He currently serves as a member of the North Shore Regional Advisory Board for United Way. Dave holds a BA in mathematics and economics from Wesleyan University.

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