About

Bracken Development, LLC, established by David Bracken in 2017, is a relationship-driven, highly focused real estate development firm. Bracken Development acquires, develops, and invests in mixed-use, residential, commercial, lab, hotel, sports complexes and retail properties across the United States. Employing a teamwork-based approach, Bracken Development strives for superior returns for investors while maintaining the utmost integrity and transparency on every project. The result of this teamwork application provides for meticulous management over the development process including design and engineering, financing, permitting, construction and disposition.

Team

David Bracken – CEO

David Bracken is the Chief Executive Officer of Bracken Development, LLC. Mr. Bracken is responsible for driving the strategic vision and organizational structure of Bracken Development. Mr. Bracken oversees the design, planning, permitting, financing, construction, asset management and capital markets process.

Mr. Bracken brings extensive experience in all facets of the development process, which he cultivated during his tenure at prestigious companies including The Related Companies, LP and The HYM Investment Group, LLC. As the fourth employee at HYM, Mr. Bracken was intimately involved in growing the company and developing some of the largest projects in Boston. Mr. Bracken has participated in and led the development of over 16M square feet of retail, commercial and residential properties across multiple assets in Boston, Cambridge, West Palm Beach and Phoenix.

Mr. Bracken holds a MBA from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and a BA in Pre-Architecture from Middlebury College. Mr. Bracken won 3 NCAA National Championships as a member and a captain of Middlebury College’s ice hockey team. Mr. Bracken was named Real Estate Forum’s 2016 “Top 50 under 40” and has been a speaker at multiple real estate conferences. Mr. Bracken sits on the Building Committee for the West End House Boys and Girls club in Allston, MA.

Notable Projects
  • 119 Braintree Street Redevelopment
  • Twenty|20
  • 80 Guest Street
  • Warrior Ice Arena
  • The Residences at Boston Landing
Development

Mr. Bracken has participated in or led the development of over 16M square feet of projects.

Affiliations

David is an active participant at ULI, NAIOP, and sits on the Building Committee for 
the West End House Boys and Girls club in Allston.

Ryan B. Moores – Vice President

Ryan Moores is a Vice President at Bracken Development LLC and is responsible for origination, financial underwriting, and management of the firm’s development projects. Prior to joining Bracken Development in 2019, Mr. Moores worked in the Acquisitions group at CrossHarbor Capital Partners where he focused on structuring and analyzing new investments for the firm’s opportunity and debt funds throughout the United States. Prior to CrossHarbor, he was a Senior Development Associate at The HYM Investment Group, where he worked on multiple mixed-use projects throughout the Boston area.

Mr. Moores received a BA in Political Science from Middlebury College.

``David’s ability to work cohesively with my team was, without a doubt, the driving factor behind our remarkable results for this complex mixed-use district.``

- Jim Halliday Managing Director of NB Development Group