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Geoff Sharpe

Vice President, Creative Planning & Development

Geoff is responsible for the development and redevelopment of Federal Realty’s core assets. With a background in urban design, he brings a design focus to developing the next generation of Federal’s retail and mixed-use properties. His responsibilities run from project conceptualization through design and construction to delivery, with a specific focus on master planning, entitlement and project management.

Geoff has over twenty years’ experience in the industry. Prior to joining the company in 2020, he was a vice president for EDENS, where he led the company’s design and project management group. He oversaw the design, entitlement, permitting and construction of over twenty projects, including Mosaic (Fairfax, VA) and Union Market (Washington, DC). Previous to his work at EDENS, Geoff practiced urban design at RTKL Associates and EDAW.

Geoff is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the American Society of Landscape Architects. He has won awards from the International Council of Shopping Centers, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, and the American Planning Association, among others. Geoff received a BA from Oberlin College and an MLA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.