Tim Anderson is the CEO and sole owner of Focus. He founded the company in 1993. Tim began his career as an architect with FCL and Associates. His skill and experience then brought him to Optima, Inc. (1987-1993) as executive vice president. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
From 1993 through the housing boom of the 2000’s, Tim focused on developing for-sale condominiums/townhomes and mixed use developments in suburban downtowns. Our in-house general contractor was responsible for the construction of all Focus projects. Tim’s passion for design and his attention to detail guided our team and earned Focus a reputation for building high-quality, beautiful buildings that blend seamlessly into the context of existing architecture.
During the recession, Tim’s strategic leadership shifted Focus’ business model. Recognizing the need for diversity, Tim expanded into developing luxury apartments and began offering third-party general contracting services. As a general contractor, Focus increased their offerings to include restaurant, retail and interior renovation projects.
Focus’ experience in luxury apartments has proven to be extremely successful with the record- setting sale of 1717 Ridge Apartments at $400,000 per unit and $500,000 per unit for the sale of Circa 922 in Chicago’s West Loop.
With our staff of 35 dedicated professionals, Tim continues to grow Focus’ general contracting business as well as our multi-family experience. Currently, we are actively pursuing additional for-sale, rental, student and senior housing development opportunities.