Owen Metz

Phone: (763) 354-5618
Email: ometz@dominiuminc.com

As Vice President and Project Partner, Owen Metz is responsible for all facets of new project development, acquisition and financing. His daily responsibilities include analyzing new acquisition opportunities, determining project feasibility, overseeing design and construction, structuring partnerships and negotiating with lenders, investors and third party vendors.

Since joining Dominium in 2006, Metz has worked on the acquisition, construction, and renovation of numerous apartment communities across the country. He has been involved in Dominium becoming the replacement general partner on several properties. In aggregate Metz has helped add more than 4,000 apartment units to the Dominium portfolio.

Metz played a major role in Dominium’s entrance into the Texas multifamily market with the acquisition and extensive renovation of 390 units in the Beaumont and Houston areas.

More recently, Metz played a lead role in the successful completion of the two largest historic redevelopments completed in Minnesota using State and Federal historic tax credits - the redevelopment of the Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul and the Pillsbury A-Mill in Minneapolis. Schmidt Artist Lofts and A-Mill Artist Lofts are now home to more than 500 low-income artists and their families at rents significantly below market rates.

Over his tenure with Dominium, Metz has placed over $200 million in permanent financing, more than $250 million in construction and bridge financing, and over $300 million in tax credit equity while working on a variety of different project types.

Metz is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin – School of Business with a BBA in both Real Estate and Finance. His professional affiliations include the UW Real Estate Alumni Association and the Urban Land Institute.

Metz is a founding contributor to the Dominium Foundation which contributes to important housing and social service organizations in the communities where Dominium operates.