Quadrangle Development Corporation


Fact Sheet
Executive Team
Robert Gladstone
Chris Gladstone
Robert Knopf
Elise Rabekoff
George Boteler
William Holvey
Michael McCarthy
Doug Zimmerman
Robert Gladstone
Robert Gladstone is founder and chairman of Quadrangle Development Corporation and its affiliated companies.

As chairman, Mr. Gladstone is involved in strategic planning for all company activities and oversight of company programs. He also actively participates in company projects from conceptualization through design, capitalization, and completion.

Robert Gladstone also founded Gladstone Associates, a national economic consulting firm, and served as its President and Chairman until 1982. His career as an economic consultant, specializing in urban development and real estate analysis, included assignments throughout the United States and abroad for governments, developers, investors, major corporations, associations, and financial institutions.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Urban Land Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the District of Columbia Building Industry Association’s Building Industry Award, given “in recognition of the extraordinary contributions to the development and redevelopment of communities in the nation’s capital that have led to the construction of some of the finest multi-use projects in the United States.”

Robert Gladstone received his Bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree in urban planning from the University of North Carolina. He has lectured at Princeton, Harvard, MIT, Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and The American University. Among his publications are Optimizing Development Profits in Large-Scale Real Estate Projects and Mixed Use Development – New Ways in Land Use.

He has served as Vice Chair of the Board and Chairman of the Finance Committee for Medstar Health, Trustee and Co-Chair of the Economic Development Committee of the Federal City Council, a member of the MIT Real Estate Investment Committee, a member of the MIT Corporation’s Development Committee, and the Lambda Alpha Land Economics Society. He has also served as Trustee of the Urban Land Institute, director of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Founding Chair of the Downtown Washington Business Improvement District, and the Mount Vernon Triangle Business Improvement District, Trustee of the Greater Washington Research Center, and Chairman of the Washington Hospital Center Foundation.