Mark Edlen | University of Portland

Mark Edlen

Mark Edlen is a commercial real estate developer and co-founder of Gerding Edlen Development Company of Portland, one of the national leaders in green building and LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) certified properties. He is recognized for his expertise and success in creating sustainable communities in mixed-use commercial, residential, educational and retail developments. Until he retired in 2017, Edlen directed the firm’s vision and growth with the belief that the path to preserving the environment leads directly to a new urban reality, where transformative buildings and quality assets foster communities.