Joe Swensson is a real estate developer for Opus in Denver, Colorado.

Joe Swensson

Senior Manager

Opus Development Company, L.L.C.

As senior manager of real estate development, Joe focuses on creating new mixed use, residential, office and industrial development opportunities throughout Colorado. He works on site selection, site acquisition, underwriting, due diligence, government approvals and coordinates the efforts of the construction, design and development teams.

Joe has been with Opus since June 2016. Prior to working at The Opus Group, he was an assistant manager for the University of Denver Ski Team while pursuing his graduate degree. Joe also spent several years on the U.S. Ski Cross Team and competed in the ESPN Winter X-Games as well as the F.I.S. Freestyle Ski Cross World Championships. He previously worked for a family development company and was involved in design, planning and site management. Joe also spent several years leading framing crews on single family home construction and light commercial projects.

Joe received a Master of Science in real estate and construction management from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Middlebury College. He is a member of the NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association; Urban Land Institute; and American Real Estate Society. Joe is a NAIOP Colorado Developing Leader and a Kelly Brush Foundation Event committee member.