Mark D. Drake President & Principal

Mark D. Drakeis a Bachelor of Architecture graduate from Texas Tech University. He is a member of The American Institute of Architects and is a registered architect in 4 states and is a member of National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Mark has worked on a wide variety of high-rise, mid-rise and low-rise multi-family communities as well as many mixed use projects. As principal and one of the founders of Preston Drake Architects, Mark concentrates his efforts on marketing, conceptual design, zoning entitlement, staff development, client relations and office management. Mark has over three decades of experience in all aspects of project development for high rise residential, mid-rise residential, low-rise residential and mixed use commercial projects. He has over 200 projects to his credit.

PROJECTS

Featured Projects

HIGH RISE MULTIFAMILY EXPERIENCE

  • 909 New Jersey • Washington, DC – Principal*
  • Avalon M Street, Washington, DC – Principal*
  • M Flats, Arlington, VA • Arlington, VA – Principal*
  • The Clarendon, Arlington, VA • Arlington, VA – Principal*
  • Anthem House • Baltimore, MD – Principal*
  • Jefferson at Logan Circle • Washington, DC – Principal*
  • Gables Rolfe Street • Arlington, VA – Principal*

MIXED USE EXPERIENCE

  • Merriweather District Buildings B& C • Columbia, MD – Principal
  • Fairfax Gateway • Fairfax, VA – Principal
  • ModeraAvenir Place • Merrifield, VA – Principal
  • Monroe Street Market • Washington, DC – Principal
  • Lincoln Tinner Hill • Falls Church, VA – Principal
  • The Maxwell • Arlington, VA – Principal
  • Fairfax Circle • Fairfax, VA – Principal
  • West Side Shady Grove • Montgomery County, MD – Principal
  • Commerce Metro Center • Fairfax County, VA – Principal

MID-DENSITY MULTIFAMILY EXPERIENCE

  • North Tract Lofts • Arlington, VA – Principal
  • Mallory Square • Gaithersburg, MD – Principal
  • Bell Del Ray • Alexandria, VA – Principal
  • The Thornton • Alexandria, VA – Principal
  • The Frasier • Alexandria, VA – Principal
  • Admiral Cochrane • Annapolis, MD – Principal
  • Alexan 24 • Arlington, VA – Principal
  • Camden Washingtonian • Gaithersburg, MD – Principal
  • The Shelby • Alexandria, VA – Principal
  • Dulles Tech Center • Fairfax County, VA – Principal
  • Trinity Center • Fairfax County, VA – Principal
  • Lincoln Discovery Square • Fairfax County, VA – Principal
  • AVA H Street • Washington, DC – Principal
  • 55 South Market Street • Asheville, NC – Principal
  • Avalon Teaneck • Teaneck, NJ – Principal
  • Concord Eastridge 1500 Monticello • Norfolk, VA – Principal
  • HekemianBestgate • Anne Arundel County, MD – Principal
  • Takoma Park • Washington, DC – Principal
  • Woodland Park East & West • Fairfax County, VA – Principal

HIGH RISE MULTIFAMILY EXPERIENCE

  • 909 New Jersey • Washington, DC – Principal*
  • Avalon M Street, Washington, DC – Principal*
  • M Flats, Arlington, VA • Arlington, VA – Principal*
  • The Clarendon, Arlington, VA • Arlington, VA – Principal*
  • Anthem House • Baltimore, MD – Principal*
  • Jefferson at Logan Circle • Washington, DC – Principal*
  • Gables Rolfe Street • Arlington, VA – Principal*

PUBLIC FACILITY EXPERIENCE

  • Progress Place • Silver Spring, MD – Principal

*Designated projects represent personal experience gained while with another firm. Preston Drake Architects was not involved with these projects.