Dustin is a Co-founder of dbURBAN Communities and has over 15 years of experience in the real estate brokerage and development industry. His resume includes the acquisition, entitlement and/or development of more than 3,000 residential units (MF and SFR) and more than 2 million square feet of commercial (office, retail and hospitality) uses. Dustin is involved in all projects being primarily responsible for:
Sourcing Investment Opportunities
Owner’s Representation, Project Management
Prior to his professional career, Dustin attended Utah Valley State College and the University of Utah majoring in Architectural Drafting and Design. He is also a licensed real estate broker (UT) as well as a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI). When he isn’t working, Dustin enjoys boating and wakeboarding at Lake Powell and the Caribbean with his wife, son and twin daughters.
Bryce Baker, Principal:
Bryce is a Co-founder of dbURBAN Communities and has over 15 years of experience in the real estate and development industry. His resume includes the acquisition, entitlement and/or development of over 5,000 apartments and 3.7 million square feet of commercial (office, industrial and retail) uses, including two Transit Oriented Developments (TOD) projects in Utah. Bryce utilizes his strong background in finance and institutional relationships on all projects and is primarily responsible for:
Financing Activities (debt & equity)
Bryce received an MBA from the University of Utah and a BS in Real Estate Finance from Brigham Young University. He volunteers his time with non-profit organizations focusing on attainable housing, childhood development, and educational and professional development for young adults. He also spends his free time with his wife and their four children hiking, backpacking and enjoying the outdoors.
Matthew Ratelle, Development Associate:
Matthew recently joined dbURBAN as a Development Associate. His primary duties in the company include:
Project Due Diligence review and management
Project Financial Analysis
Prior to joining dbURBAN Communities, Matthew attended Brigham Young University where he received a BS in Finance and will complete a Master in Real Estate Development from the University of Utah in Summer 2020. Besides real estate, Matthew enjoys spending time with his family and friends on the lake in his hometown of Coeur d’Alene, ID, skiing the greatest snow on earth, and playing golf.
dbURBAN Communities challenges the historical mindset of the local rental market, and instead delivers exceptional places that meet the current lifestyle renter. Through extensive design coordination using proven URBAN principles, we create built environments which engage the residents, enhance the community and ensure the best risk-adjusted returns for our partners, investors and stakeholders.