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About DMK Development

Innovative solutions, exceptional results


DMK Construction

DMK development group is a proven leader in senior housing development

A proven leader in senior housing development

Every DMK Development project is built on decades of experience in the senior living and healthcare industry. Our CEO David M. Kitchen was an executive for one of the nation’s leading senior living operators before founding DMK in 2007, and our leadership team members all have highly specialized expertise in the industry. We understand the complexities of creating a welcoming, state-of-the-art senior living facility that residents and families will be proud to call home.

From financing to feasibility studies to general contractor services, we work as a partner with facility operators throughout the entire construction process. You can proceed with absolute confidence knowing that DMK Development will mitigate every risk and execute on every detail, allowing you to focus on operations and maximizing your investment. Our value-added service model delivers optimum results with modest overhead and competitive pricing.

We’ve worked with many of the largest and best in-class operators in the country to construct senior housing communities valued at more than $1 billion, and we continue to build great relationships on new projects with our customer partners. DMK Development projects range from new construction in emerging markets to asset repositioning in existing communities. We consistently add best-of-class employees and vendor partners to our resource network, and our revenue grows year-over-year.

DMK Development is proud of our reputation as the preeminent provider of value-added senior living and health related real estate development and construction services, and we’re dedicated to ensuring the long-term success of the senior living communities we develop.

Our Values

DMK Development is committed to earning our customers’ trust through exceptional performance by every member of our team. We set high personal and company standards, and then consistently try to exceed them.

We build positive, long-term relationships with our customers, joint-venture partners, subcontractors, suppliers, and colleagues that are built on respect, collaboration and results.

We believe:

  • If a customer is upset, we failed. Period. We learn, and we fix it.
  • We never say, “That’s not my job.” We work together, eliminating company boundaries to meet the needs of our customers.
  • If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. We set measurable goals and then analyze results to determine if we utilized the best practices to attain them.
    Everything can be done better, faster, and more effectively in an environment that strives for excellence. We look for smarter ways to work, drive innovation, and use resources wisely.
Engineer and businessman handshake at construction site

Our Team

The DMK team has more than 25 years experience focusing on the unique challenges of the senior living and healthcare industry.
We attract self-motivated, highly capable, results-oriented people who work hard and enjoy what they do.

Chief Executive Officer & Founder


Chief Executive Officer
& Founder
Chief Development Officer & Founder


Chief Development Officer
& Founder
Chief Accounting Officer, Senior VP


Chief Accounting Officer, Senior VP
Senior VP of Development & Finance


Senior VP of Development & Finance
Executive Vice President


Executive Vice President

Put our experience to work on your senior living community construction project.

DMK Operations

DMK has helped finance, plan, build and open senior living communities throughout the Midwest and South, with projects in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida. Our skilled Project Managers are available for travel to your project site across the country.

Join Our Team

Want to be part of the future of senior housing development? DMK Development’s commitment to team-oriented solutions and employee development are the heart of our company’s growth. We are always interested in talking to professionals who share our values of enjoying their work and delivering excellent results.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including bonus programs and 401K mathcing.