Scott Wierda is principal and managing partner of CWD Real Estate Investment. He co-manages the firm with Sam Cummings. They collectively oversee all acquisitions, leasing, management, asset repositioning and development activities.
Scott has more than 26 years of commercial real estate, development, and brokerage experience. He is also co-owner and founder of Jade Pig Ventures, a Grand Rapids-based full service commercial real estate investment, and development firm. Established in 1995, the company's portfolio includes grocery-anchored shopping centers, mixed-use centers, single tenant retail, restaurant, and office users as well as medical office buildings.
Previously, Scott served as vice president of sales for S.J. Wisinski & Company. He specialized in retail and office sales and leasing throughout West Michigan for the full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm.
As a guest speaker, Scott has addressed public/private partnerships at the City Manager's Consortium as well as mixed-use and public/private partnerships at the International Council of Shopping Centers - West Michigan Round Table. In addition, he has served on several panel discussions and round tables at State of Michigan ICSC events.