Clay Chandler

Vice President of Development


Clay has worked with The Klein Company for more than 15 years. As Vice President of Development he is responsible for all aspects of the real estate development process including site acquisition, market analysis, site planning and engineering, architectural design, and zoning and entitlements including the acquisition of all required governmental approvals and permits.

After receiving a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and having previously earned a B.A. in Business-Marketing from the University of Utah, Clay worked briefly for a small architecture firm before taking his first development position with a retail specialty firm. Since then he has directed the planning, entitlement, and construction of more than 80 projects ranging from single family subdivisions to regional malls.

In 2006, as President of the Bryn Eyre Land Company, a partnership formed to develop an abandoned iron ore mine site in Berks County, Pennsylvania, he successfully completed a 3-year effort to plan and entitle the 3,000 acre site as a neo-traditional master planned community. Prior to that, he was Director of Heritage Building Group's Premiere Properties and Principal of Chandler & Associates, a full-service real estate planning and development firm. Clay is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Congress of New Urbanism.