Tom. Davies is an accomplished CRE professional with over 25 years of experience in all aspects of development. Tom takes the lead in identifying new opportunities, site acquisition, financial analysis, anchor leasing and entitlement processing.
Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Tom was Vice President of Acquisitions and Development at Combined Properties and Director of Development at Lewis Retail Centers. In those roles he was responsible for multiple disciplines including market analysis, site selection, due diligence and entitlements. His primary focus was on developing grocery and drug-store anchored centers and he completed numerous successful developments with Albertsons, Ralphs, Safeway, Vons, Rite-Aid and Sav-On.
Tom began his career in retail leasing and investment sales for Grubb & Ellis and CB Richard Ellis and then went on to manage the REO Department for Imperial Bank (now Comerica Bank).
Tom is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Urban Land Institute (ULI). He is also a California licensed real estate broker and has established an internship program for students from USC and UCLA to help provide young adults a career path in commercial real estate development. Tom holds his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Ohio State University and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.Back