Mr. Coster came to the United States in 1979 from the Netherlands, after earning his masters degree in civil engineering from the University of Delft and developing over 1,000,000 square feet of office and retail space and over 2,500 residential units in that country. He began his US-based career in northern Virginia, where he developed multiple flex complexes. In 1991, he joined DIHC, the American real estate subsidiary of a large Dutch pension fund, where he was responsible for managing various development partnerships with projects valued in excess of $700 million. He was responsible for overseeing the development of Market Square in Washington, a 650,000 square foot office building with 210 condominium units on the upper levels. In Boston, he was responsible for the asset management of 222 Berkeley and 500 Boylston, comprising over 2.500.0000 square feet. Over the last three decades, Wout has managed over $3 billion in assets for domestic and international investors.