Balke Brown Transwestern backs newly-formed multi-property platform targeting Midwest

Andrew Juiris

Double Eagle Development, a full-service real estate development firm, today announced the launch of its development platform targeting projects in top markets primarily within the Midwest. The company is co-located in Chicago and St. Louis and will focus on multifamily and mixed-use developments in the near term. The firm also announced the appointment of President Andrew Juiris who will be responsible for day-to-day operations. He is based in Chicago.  

Double Eagle Development carries forward the 42-year development legacy of Balke Brown Transwestern (BBT), one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the St. Louis region, which will continue to operate as a full-service real estate firm. BBT is a partial owner of Double Eagle Development. The Double Eagle platform was formed to build upon BBT’s strong track record and expand into additional Midwest markets. BBT’s CEO Steve Brown and COO Mike Donovan will serve as Board Members for Double Eagle Development.

Before joining Double Eagle Development, Mr. Juiris was a Senior Director of Development at Aimco, where he focused on multifamily development and redevelopment projects across six major markets. 

Mr. Juiris earned his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Michigan and M.S. in Real Estate from New York University.