Dave Hilgers


Dave Hilgers

David brings a diverse background to Spectrum Development Solutions in both design and construction that includes over 20 years of experience in development and project management. Dave began his career as a landscape architect and transitioned to construction to become a project manager and pursue his passion for development. Throughout Dave’s career, he has managed a diverse portfolio from restaurants to commercial projects overseeing all elements of the design and delivery process. His strategic ability to keep projects moving forward, on time and on budget, have afforded him successful project delivery for notable clients including Microsoft, Seattle Children’s Hospital and Northwest Kidney Centers.


  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture | Washington State University
  • Master of Environmental Management | University of Denver


  • LEED Accredited Professional

Honors and Involvements

  • American Society of Landscape Architects Washington Branch Executive Committee Member (2009 – 2010) Committee on the Environment Chair (2010)
  • Association of Builders and Contractors Green Building Council Steering Committee Member (2008 – 2010)
  • Cascadia Region Green Building Council Eastside LEED Users Group Steering Committee Member (2009, 2010)
  • Washington State University Landscape Architecture Course Instructor (2011 – 2015)
  • University of Washington Green Infrastructure Certification Program Guest Lecturer (2011, 2013)


  • Seattle Children’s Hospital | Seattle, WA
  • Northwest Kidney Centers | Seattle, WA
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)* | Seattle, WA
  • Microsoft* | Puget Sound, WA
  • Microsoft Café 36* | Redmond, WA

*Projects completed prior to joining Spectrum Development