Tim Anderson founded Focus, a private real estate development and general contracting firm, in 1993 and has served as the company’s CEO since its inception. From the beginning, Focus acted as the general contractor for all in-house projects and in 2008 began offering general contracting services to external clients as well. Focus is active in a variety of development and construction types, including office, retail, and mixed-use with a concentration in multi-family. Our team has delivered distinctive infill developments to the Chicagoland market valued at over $800 million, with an additional $200 million in third party construction work.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He began his career as an architect with FCL and Associates and later brought his skill and experience to Optima, Inc. where he served as Executive Vice President.
As CEO of Focus, Tim provides strategic leadership for the company by establishing long-range goals and directing our staff of over 45 accomplished professionals. Under his leadership, and through its unique, integrated model, Focus continues to grow and extend its’ established track record of ground up developments throughout Chicagoland.