Shane Omar is a Partner at Weller Development Partners. He plays a key role in leading the real estate development processes at Weller Development, focusing on pre-development, construction execution, new acquisition evaluation, and business development. With 26+ years of critical experience acquiring and developing major commercial real estate projects throughout the United States, the addition of Omar will support Weller Development Partner’s efforts to create long-term growth as it expands in key markets, both nationally and internationally. Omar will provide leadership and expertise to ensure the company continues to grow and scale while delivering high quality projects on schedule and on budget.
Prior to joining Weller Development, Omar led the Preconstruction Services and Construction Groups at JBG Smith, working on a development pipeline totaling 18.7 million square feet. Omar played a key role in pursuing and securing Amazon HQ2 and managed the ongoing construction efforts implementing the 5 million+ square foot multi-phase development project. He joined JBG Smith in 2017 after providing consulting services for 6 years, where he advised private real estate developers from acquisition through construction completion. Omar has worked on various projects ranging up to $1.6 billion, and established a department within a newly formed REIT (NYSE: JBGS) which provides budget and execution certainty with accountability at every stage of development.
Mr. Omar received his BS in Construction Management from Eastern Michigan University ,where he was a Division 1 scholar-athlete who competed as a member of the varsity golf team. Shane and his wife, Dr. Sonal Patel, live in Chevy Chase, MD with their 3-year-old son Dhilan.