Doug Pearl

“I find it extremely fulfilling to reorganize the chaos into transformative design and development solutions.”

Doug brings to AO more than 23 years of architecture and commercial real estate development experience. As the leader of AO’s mixed-use studio, he will leverage his extensive experience in multiple market sectors as well as a unique architect/developer perspective to lead complex projects and teams.
Prior to joining AO, Doug held positions at University of Southern California and most recently as the National Vice President of Architecture for Regency Centers. With his leadership, established network, and comprehensive experience, Doug will serve as a bridge across AO’s diverse studios, bringing together the best teams and expertise to meet the evolving mixed-use needs of AO’s clients and projects.

Doug in three words:

Problem Solver. Dedicated. Passionate.



Bachelor of Arts, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Master of Architecture, University of South Florida


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
The Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)

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