TUSTIN, CALIF. – Present Value Properties, Inc., a full service retail real estate brokerage and consulting firm headquartered in Tustin, Calif., announced today that retail real estate veteran Bradley O. Whitaker has joined Present Value Properties as Executive Vice President. In this position, he will expand and provide leadership to investment acquisitions and sales, partner development and self-development opportunities. Present Value Properties has been very active in the Utah market for many years, and Whitaker will provide the firm with a much stronger presence in the intermountain area by opening the firm’s first Utah office.
Whitaker has served in various corporate development roles over his 30+ year career including most recently serving as the Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Station Development for Transfuels LLC (a developer of Liquid Natural Gas stations nationally). Previously, he was President and CEO of The Whitaker Group, Inc. (a regional shopping center developer), Chief Development Officer for Panda Express during its explosive growth moving the company from 50 locations to 1,200, as well as Vice President of Development or other senior management positions for YUM Brands (KFC and Pizza Hut), CKE Restaurants (Carl’s Jr.), and Marriott Hotels.
“We are excited to welcome Brad Whitaker to the Present Value Properties team,” said Greg Fisher, President of Present Value Properties. “I have known Brad for more than 25 years and he brings a wealth of retail and development expertise and insight that only someone of his background can provide. His global contacts will be invaluable as we continue to expand our strategic relationships with both the retail, restaurant and development partners.”
During his career, Whitaker has procured more than 1,800 restaurants, 75 hotels, 50 shopping centers, and other commercial real estate projects and ventures. Whitaker has developed in almost all the major markets in the United States and many internationally.
Whitaker holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on Finance and Organizational Behavior from California Coast University. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and holds the Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) industry designation. He has taught Economics and Business Strategy at Utah Valley University and was awarded the Adjunct Instructor of the Year in 2012. He is a member of the National Organization of Franchise Executives, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and American Marketing Association (AMA).
Whitaker will be located at 1252 Dogwood Drive, Mapleton, Utah 84664 or he can be reached via (435) 602-4144 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About Present Value Properties, Inc.
Founded in 1998 by Gregory A. Fisher, Present Value Properties, Inc. is a full service real estate firm providing retailer and landlord representation, development and entitlement services, and consulting services. Headquartered in Tustin, Calif., with offices in Woodland Hills, Calif. and Mapleton, Utah, Present Value Properties exclusively represents a variety of chain restaurants and retailers throughout Southern California and throughout the country. The firm currently has nearly 4 million square feet of retail space listed throughout Southern California and in other states across America. For more information, call 714.464.3000 or visit www.pvpinc.com
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