Daly Partners is a small firm by choice. This philosophy allows us to take on projects that we truly believe in, and focus on being stewards of our community as well as our client’s investments. We are nimble and adjust quickly to market shifts. Yet despite our size, we have the resources and expertise to take on projects of any size.
Daly Partners is committed to each project contextually fitting into the architecture of the neighborhood. We work closely with community groups to ensure that the buildings we design include relevant public benefits and are also financially sound. Projects meeting this Daly Partners’ standard are more successful and produce higher returns for investors.
- Daly Partners provides the services needed to move a project from conception to disposition, including:
- Identifying, researching and evaluating potential investments
- Assembling project teams
- Managing the construction process
- Experienced in repositions, rehabilitations, repurposing and orchestrating condominium conversions
- Asset management
MEET OUR TEAM
Co-founder Jim Daly began his real estate career in 1980 and has since developed dozens of projects. A graduate of the University of Washington, he received his architecture license in the early 70s and did work in both Washington and Japan. Jim has served on many boards, including the City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board and the Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. A long-time resident of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, Jim enjoys swimming, skiing and spending time with his family.
Office manager Chris Brandenfels oversees finances, accounting, human resources and general administration. Chris has had several careers throughout the years, chef, teacher, and small business owner, yet accounting/finance has played a consistent role for her over the past fifteen years. Upon acquiring a second degree in 2007, Chris started a small bookkeeping company. Chris has worked with several business and maintained long term clients throughout the years. Away from the office, Chris enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Drew Daly Is the development manager and oversees new deal sourcing, underwriting, construction management and neighborhood relations. He recently completed the University of Washington’s Commercial Real Estate Certificate Program through the Runstad School and is a graduate of Seattle University’s Albers School of Business. Outside the office he enjoys traveling, boxing, and spending time with friends and family.