Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE announced the recent hire of Jeff Lee as vice president of development. Lee comes to SimonCRE with more than 25 years of professional experience in commercial real estate development.
Lee brings a wealth of knowledge and invaluable experience to SimonCRE having held positions as real estate development manager, project manager, tenant coordinator and property manager with some of the most reputable commercial real estate firms in Arizona.
“It’s exciting to add someone with such tenure, professionalism and experience to the team,” said Joshua Simon, president and founder of SimonCRE. “Jeff is an incredible addition to the team and will be impactful in perfecting our processes, managing our resources and growing our portfolio of projects.”
Some of Lee’s most recent notable projects include managing the real estate, leasing and store development for Goodwill of Central Arizona and 2.4 million square feet of retail anchor stores, training centers, retail donation sites, recycling and transportation centers and commercial maintenance facilities.
Lee’s fundamental role with SimonCRE will consist of development management of all new projects in several states from inception to completion. Lee will coordinate and manage all vendor relationships and approvals and work closely with clients to design projects that exceed SimonCRE expectations.
Lee led development and management of all commercial assets for Miller Holdings and Matrixx Management for over 6 years and was instrumental in managing all project design and leasing activity. Previous noteworthy experience includes project management and tenant coordination of several notable regional malls and neighborhood shopping centers throughout the Valley while at Westcor/Macerich. Lee also brings more than 10 years of experience as a project and property manager as he managed several high profile projects while working with DMB Associates.