Michael Deblauw

Michael Deblauw

Project Executive Project Services


    Michael DeBlauw joined MB Real Estate’s Project Services division as a Project Executive with nearly 25 years of experience in development and project management. He will be managing development projects, bringing his extensive background to each project. Throughout his career, Michael has completed 1.5M SF and $242M of developments.

    Michael has extensive experience in development, construction, pre-construction, entitlements, due diligence, planning, budgeting and execution of projects. His attention to detail and first-hand experience makes him invaluable to our team.

    Before joining MBRE, Michael was Director of Design and Construction for a senior living company with communities throughout the Midwest where he oversaw and executed a number of site developments. Michael has also worked as a Senior Project Manager for a number of construction firms, having managed numerous development projects from concept through completion.  His experience as young superintendent early in his career provided field experience that he still uses today on behalf of clients.


    • Chicago Paper Tube, 62,000 SF Manufacturing and Office Development
    • Klein Tools, 123,000 SF Manufacturing and HQ Development
    • Aspire Living, 122,000 SF, 107-unit Senior Living Development
    • Travanse Living, 132-unit SL Development
    • PNC Bank, Roll-Out of Bank Conversions
    • Bi-Link, 45,000 SF Industrial Development
    • Now Foods, 15,000 SF Industrial Development
    • Frito Lay, 17,500 SF Distribution Center

    • Certified as a LEED-accredited professional


    • Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County

    • Bachelor of Science – Building Construction and Contracting Technology, Purdue University