Jon Hardy co-founded Game Creek Holdings in 2017, bringing over twenty years of experience in real estate acquisitions, entitlements, leasing, financing and dispositions. Jon’s career has centered on acquisitions and management of the entire development process for commercial real estate projects.
Prior to starting Game Creek, Jon spent eighteen years as a partner with Drake Real Estate Services, a Denver-based real estate development company that specializes in client-driven build-to-suit development for national retailers. While at Drake, Jon was responsible for selecting appropriate sites for development and for negotiating the acquisition of those sites. He also managed the entitlement process for Drake’s development projects and the leasing and disposition of its assets. Jon contributed significantly to Drake’s success in developing more than one hundred projects, for multiple clients, across diverse markets. Those clients included Walgreens, Blockbuster Video, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market, Office Depot, O’Reilly Auto, Chase Banks and Tesla.
Jon holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business and a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College.
Jon currently lives in Greenwood Village, Colorado with his wife and their two children.