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Expert in Viability of existing or potential shopping center projects.


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

North Carolina (NC)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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After earning an MBA, with major concentration in commercial real estate, from The Ohio State University, he began working for The Trammell Crow Company. Here he was involved in the development and leasing of shopping centers, including the 700,000 SF Largo Mall.

In 1996, he opened a Raleigh, NC office for The Shopping Center Group, an Atlanta, GA based retail tenant representation brokerage firm. In this capacity, he assisted national merchants in their efforts to locate new store sites. He served as regional representative for many merchants, including Costco, Office Depot, Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Sprint, Embarq, Radio Shack, The Mattress Firm, Northern Tool, Old Navy, and AC Moore Arts and Crafts.

In 2000, he left The Shopping Center Group and began his own business. His 3 broker office supplies site-selection services to retailers, and also leasing services to landlords.

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commercial real estate


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Greenville, North Carolina;  and Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1981   MBA   Real Estate   The Ohio State University  
1971   BS   Psychology   The Ohio State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

He operates a 3 broker commercial real estate firm specializing in both landlord and merchant representation in North Carolina and South Carolina.

1996 to 2000

 

The Shopping Center Group

 


 

Broker

 

Represented merchants such as Costco, Office Depot, Walgreens, Old Navy, The Mattress Firm, Sprint, and AC Moore Arts and Crafts, assisting them in site selection for new stores.

1991 to 1995

 

The Don M. Casto Organization

 

Florida division

 

Director

 

Leased and managed Casto's Florida portfolio

1985 to 1991

 

The Trammell Crow Company

 

Retail

 

Marketing Principal

 

Leasing and development of Trammell Crow shopping centers in Florida


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

International Council of Shopping Centers

Licenses/Certifications

North Carolina Real Estate Brokers License; South Carolina Real Estate Brokers License; Certified Shopping Center Manager (ICSC)


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2006 to 2007   North Carolina Department of Transportation   Expert Witness   NCDOT v Cameron: he testified as expert in marketing aspects of shopping center development, and specifically to the viability of the taken-site as a potential retail development.
2002 to 2003   North Carolina Department of Transportation   Expert Witness   NCDOT v Valone: he testified as expert in marketing aspects of shopping center development, and specifically to the viability of the taken-site as a potential retail development.
2008 to   North Carolina Department of Transportation   Expert Witness   NCDOT v Harrison: he testified as expert in marketing aspects of shopping center development, and specifically to the viability of the taken-site as a potential retail development.
2008 to   North Carolina Department of Transportation   Expert Witness   NCDOT v South Shore: he testified as expert in marketing aspects of shopping center development, and specifically to the viability of the taken-site as a potential retail development.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • In numerous assignments as an expert witness for the NC DOT, he analyzed the retail viability of the taken land, to check claims by plaintiff that, in the pre-taking condition, the site had significant value as a potential shopping center development. In each case, he determined that the site had greater development value after the taking, as a result of the improved or additional roadways. He prepared Geographic Information Systems (GIS) exhibits and demographic studies to demonstrate the qualities of the site both pre- and post-taking. He has given testimony in court, and been allowed as an expert witness.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has been engaged by the North Carolina Department of Transportation as an expert in eminent domain cases. His expertise is in determining the viability of plaintiff's claims regarding their taken-land's value as a site for shopping center development. He has given depositions and appeared in state courts as a witness.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
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Market Research:
As the agent for national retailers including Costco, Office Depot, AC Moore Arts and Crafts, Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Radio Shack, and Sprint, he has searched for sites that meet their site selection criteria. Using GIS mapping tools, demographic software, and other site variable data sources, he can analyze, from the merchant's perspective, the quality of a potential site.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

He has GIS software and demographic software skills, enabling him to create market maps describing income, population density, traffic patterns, and other site variables that merchants rely on to determine a potential sites viability.


 

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