Rick Daviss, Executive Director, Downtown Arena Project

Rick Daviss, Executive Director, Downtown Arena Project

RDaviss (1)A born and raised Edmontonian, Rick began his career with the City of  Edmonton immediately upon graduation from the University of Alberta.

During his 40 year tenure with the City of Edmonton, Rick has been fortunate to work on a wide variety of Projects including: the City’s first Bikeway Plan, the initial launch of DATS, and the Social and Environmental Impact Study for the South LRT line.  He spent the majority of his career managing the City’s Land and Building Inventory, which included real estate leasing, sales; property acquisitions and expropriations, building maintenance and residential and industrial land development.

Two years ago, Rick took on a challenging new role as Executive Director of the Downtown Arena District Project for the City of Edmonton. Working in partnership with the Katz Group, this exciting Project has the potential to significantly shape the success of Edmonton’s Downtown