William R. “Rick” Furches, Jr.
Director of Development
Rick serves as Vice President and Director of Development. He is responsible for all planning, design, approval, construction and development related issues regarding Rubenstein Partners owned real estate and properties that we are considering for acquisition.
Rick joined Rubenstein Partners after leaving The Fox Companies, as Senior Vice President of Development. Over the course of sixteen years with The Fox Companies, Rick was responsible for the design, approval and construction of over 3,000,000 sf of corporate office, commercial, and sports and entertainment buildings costing approximately $1 billion. His career has included such projects as the Wachovia Center (A 750,000 SF state of the art sports arena which is home to the Philadelphia 76er’s and Flyers Teams), Chesterbrook Corporate Center (Numerous buildings in a 900 acre mixed use development in PA), and The Aspen Club and Spa, Aspen, CO. Earlier, Rick served as Project Engineer for Buford T Lumsden; he also held several positions at R M Shoemaker Co.
Rick graduated from Princeton University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.