Dave Brackett Joins Milhaus as SVP of Property Operations

April 07, 2021

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Brackett’s 30+ years of experience in the mixed-use, office and retail sectors will strengthen and guide Milhaus’ property management endeavors.

INDIANAPOLIS (April 7, 2021) – Milhaus, a national award-winning developer, owner and operator of class A, in-fill multi-family properties, announces today that Dave Brackett has been hired as Senior Vice President of Property Operations. Brackett has served in various investment management and oversight roles over the past 30 years and will use this experience to lead and grow Milhaus’ property management division.

Brackett recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Fashion Furniture Rental in San Diego, California. In that role, Dave oversaw all aspects of the company, helping grow revenues by over 30% in a five-year span. During the past year, he was also President of the International Furniture Rental Association (IFRA). Before his time at Fashion, Brackett served as Senior VP at The Irvine Company in Orange County, California, where he revamped and restructured their apartment operations while overseeing 40,000 units.

He has experience in multiple positions with property management and operations in the multi-family space, including lengthy tenures at Oakwood Worldwide and Archstone, a well-known national real estate investment trust, in addition to a unique background with luxury furnishings and staging. These experiences will allow Brackett to play a pivotal role in directing and aligning the property management division to meet company standards in areas of financial performance, leasing, marketing, maintenance, compliance, and employee and resident satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to have Dave join our team, as he has extensive expertise and knowledge in enhancing company profits through the design and execution of innovative strategies,” said Tadd Miller, CEO. “We look forward to how he takes our property management division to the next level as we continue to grow.”

In his role of SVP of Property Operations, Brackett will be spearheading the success of the Milhaus property management division to ensure an outstanding service that is employee and customer-focused.

“The dynamic, intelligent and incredibly motivated team at Milhaus drew me to this opportunity,” said Brackett. “As I looked deeper, Milhaus’ mission grabbed my imagination and would not let go. The opportunity to help build out a ‘best in class’ operating platform while transforming and reinvigorating neighborhoods was the final piece of the puzzle that led me to the decision to join Milhaus.”

Brackett earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in economics. He has served as a board member of multiple organizations, including the California Apartment Association, California Apartment Association of Los Angeles and Orange County, and Tri-County Apartment Association in northern California. Brackett has also served on the state-wide Board of Directors for the California Apartment Association. He also was a member and served on committees with the National Apartment Association (NAA) and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).