Rod Lawrence is a Principal with Network Realty Partners, based in Alexandria, Virginia. Rod has over 30 years of real estate investment, development and management experience focusing on urban mixed-use development in the Mid-Atlantic region and has led the development of over 20 million square feet of commercial, residential and retail space over his career. He was formerly a Partner with The JBG Companies in Chevy Chase, Maryland. A NAIOP member since 1996, Rod was president of the NAIOP DC | MD Chapter and is a current board member. He served on NAIOP Corporate’s Executive Committee and was a member of the Corporate Board of Directors, and the Sustainable Development and Business Development committees. Rod is currently a member of the Office Development II Forum, the Industry Trends Task force and the NAIOP Research committee.