about

m3

REDEFINING PROJECT DELIVERY.. INSPIRING COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION

This is our statement. We aim to make a meaningful contribution towards project success by continuously finding ways to create and add value. The success should always be aligned with the Owner’s objectives, but it should also be shared with the whole project team. We believe in and are excited by the power of development to be a catalyst for positive change in our community. This is our WHY. Our 3 values are the HOW:

Love the Business.

Live the Family.

Love is a strong word. We LOVE what we do and we care about the people and the work that we have the privilege to interact with. Although we are not all related, this is a family business, which manifests itself both in how we treat one another and how we value our time outside the office.

Listen Freely.

speak your mind.

Key factors of project success are comprehension and communication. We learn more by listening than by speaking and as we are introduced to projects, we listen. A lot. Once a plan is in place, we are in the business of telling people what they need to hear, which is not always what they like to hear. This is who we are as people and it is what we are all about when we deploy on projects.

stand tall.

follow through.

Leadership takes courage, and in our role it is necessary to provide guidance to the whole team towards success as an extension of the Owners we represent. Once our recommendations are accepted, we execute and continually monitor and control outcomes. We love making a difference, having an impact and achieving results for our clients.

Fergal Duff has over 18 years’ experience in the real estate development sector and carries the professional accreditations of MRAIC, RIBA and PMP. After graduation from the prestigious school of architecture at University College Dublin achieving a B.Arch.(Hons), Fergal left for Australia which would be the beginning of his worldwide professional experience. Following successful periods working in Asia, Europe and the Middle East in various design and consulting roles, including as project manager for multi-billion-dollar mega-projects, Fergal and his family finally settled in Canada in 2012.
Fergal has been the project lead on a major downtown office project in Calgary, as well as several other significant mixed-use projects across Canada. Fergal has also worked closely with a prestigious post-secondary education institution in Calgary to develop a campus masterplan and has been engaged in providing development advisory services to one of the largest inner-city landholders in Calgary, providing early planning on infrastructure master plans, housing and mixed-use project opportunities within their holdings. Fergal is an Owner-Partner of M3 Development Management, which provides comprehensive owner representation and development management services.

ERGAL DUFF
B.SC.(ARCH) | B.ARCH.(HONS) PMP | MRAIC | RIBA
Director

Iain G. McCorkindale has over two decades of experience in the real estate development sector and carries the professional accreditations of MRICS, PQS and LEED AP©. Following an apprenticeship with Rolls Royce plc. where he earned his Sheet Metal Worker Journeyman papers, Iain graduated from Glasgow’s Caledonian University in 1998 achieving a First-Class B.Sc. (Hons.) Quantity Surveying Degree and winning five distinction awards in his final year. Following graduation, Iain was recruited by Helyar & Associates (now Altus Group) where he spent eight years in their Toronto Office. In 2006, he and his family relocated to Calgary to start Helyar’s construction cost management practice where he led a very successful team that serviced the Prairies. In terms of projects, Iain has worked on over 200 commissioned projects across the full asset class spectrum and provided advisory services for Project Lenders, Developers, Owners and Tenants across Canada and in select US locations. In 2011, Iain joined a prominent local real estate Owner / Developer where he built and led an in-house team focused on developing mixed-use projects. In mid-2016, Iain and his two business partners formed M3 Development Management Ltd. which is actively providing turnkey development and project management services on many prominent and large-scale projects mainly within Calgary.


In addition to his professional and business track record, lain is also recognized in the industry for his contribution having presented numerous times at the Calgary Real Estate Forum as Moderator and Panelist. lain has also presented to industry companies and organizations, continues to present as guest lecturer on the Real Estate Certificate course at University of Calgary; is a member of CED RESAC and is a Board Director with Rundle College Society and Homespace Society.

IAIN MCCORKINDALE
MRICS PQS | LEED® AP Director
DAVE SHIELDS
P.ENG. (CIVIL) | P.ENG. | GSC Director

Dave Shields is an accomplished construction and real estate development professional with over 18 years of experience delivering diverse projects in varied geographical and economic climates within Canada, the United States and Europe. Dave completed a Civil Engineering degree at McGill University in 2000, and proceeded to work in a progressive fast track environment in Northern California where he coordinated and  managed the construction of seismic, institutional, hi rise student housing, and commercial office projects with construction values ranging from $20M to $90M USD. In 2005 Dave sought to increase his business acumen and relocated to Dublin, Ireland, where he spent two years managing the preconstruction and construction phases for a mixed-use hotel and residential development totaling €120M.  
Dave returned to his hometown of Calgary in 2007, where initially focused on the management of multi-family residential and affordable seniors care projects, after which he assumed a project management and subsequently directorial role with a prominent local General Contractor. Dave is credited with having lead the construction effort for the award winning Telus Spark project, and has managed the design, preconstruction coordination and construction phases of over 30 multifaceted projects which include rehabilitation or new development within the commercial office, residential, mixed use, institutional,  sports and recreation, historic buildings, aviation, urban parks and independent power sectors.
Dave is a Practicing Professional Engineer and an Owner-Partner of M3 Development Management. 


What great things we build, end up building us

Jim Rohn

fERGAL DUFF

B.SC.(ARCH) | B.ARCH.(HONS) PMP | MRAIC | RIBA
Director

Fergal Duff has over 18 years’ experience in the real estate development sector and carries the professional accreditations of MRAIC, RIBA and PMP. After graduation from the prestigious school of architecture at University College Dublin achieving a B.Arch.(Hons), Fergal left for Australia which would be the beginning of his worldwide professional experience. Following successful periods working in Asia, Europe and the Middle East in various design and consulting roles, including as project manager for multi-billion-dollar mega-projects, Fergal and his family finally settled in Canada in 2012.


Fergal has been the project lead on a major downtown office project in Calgary, as well as several other significant mixed-use projects across Canada. Fergal has also worked closely with a prestigious post-secondary education institution in Calgary to develop a campus masterplan and has been engaged in providing development advisory services to one of the largest inner-city landholders in Calgary, providing early planning on infrastructure master plans, housing and mixed-use project opportunities within their holdings. Fergal is an Owner-Partner of M3 Development Management, which provides comprehensive owner representation and development management services.

iain mccorkindale
MRICS PQS | LEED® AP Director

Iain G. McCorkindale has over two decades of experience in the real estate development sector and carries the professional accreditations of MRICS, PQS and LEED AP©. Following an apprenticeship with Rolls Royce plc. where he earned his Sheet Metal Worker Journeyman papers, Iain graduated from Glasgow’s Caledonian University in 1998 achieving a First-Class B.Sc. (Hons.) Quantity Surveying Degree and winning five distinction awards in his final year. Following graduation, Iain was recruited by Helyar & Associates (now Altus Group) where he spent eight years in their Toronto Office. In 2006, he and his family relocated to Calgary to start Helyar’s construction cost management practice where he led a very successful team that serviced the Prairies. In terms of projects, Iain has worked on over 200 commissioned projects across the full asset class spectrum and provided advisory services for Project Lenders, Developers, Owners and Tenants across Canada and in select US locations. In 2011, Iain joined a prominent local real estate Owner / Developer where he built and led an in-house team focused on developing mixed-use projects. In mid-2016, Iain and his two business partners formed M3 Development Management Ltd. which is actively providing turnkey development and project management services on many prominent and large-scale projects mainly within Calgary.


In addition to his professional and business track record, lain is also recognized in the industry for his contribution having presented numerous times at the Calgary Real Estate Forum as Moderator and Panelist. lain has also presented to industry companies and organizations, continues to present as guest lecturer on the Real Estate Certificate course at University of Calgary; is a member of CED RESAC and is a Board Director with Rundle College Society and Homespace Society.

dave shields
P.ENG. (CIVIL) | P.ENG. | GSC
Director

Dave Shields is an accomplished construction and real estate development professional with over 18 years of experience delivering diverse projects in varied geographical and economic climates within Canada, the United States and Europe. Dave completed a Civil Engineering degree at McGill University in 2000, and proceeded to work in a progressive fast track environment in Northern California where he coordinated and  managed the construction of seismic, institutional, hi rise student housing, and commercial office projects with construction values ranging from $20M to $90M USD. In 2005 Dave sought to increase his business acumen and relocated to Dublin, Ireland, where he spent two years managing the preconstruction and construction phases for a mixed-use hotel and residential development totaling €120M.  
Dave returned to his hometown of Calgary in 2007, where initially focused on the management of multi-family residential and affordable seniors care projects, after which he assumed a project management and subsequently directorial role with a prominent local General Contractor. Dave is credited with having lead the construction effort for the award winning Telus Spark project, and has managed the design, preconstruction coordination and construction phases of over 30 multifaceted projects which include rehabilitation or new development within the commercial office, residential, mixed use, institutional,  sports and recreation, historic buildings, aviation, urban parks and independent power sectors.
Dave is a Practicing Professional Engineer and an Owner-Partner of M3 Development Management.