Commercial Real Estate Development

The Liberty Development team, led by Jack Liberty, has established itself as one of the most dynamic and fast-growing retail development firms in the Central Florida region. In recent years they have partnered with, and developed sites for, BJ’s Wholesale Club, The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Publix, Target, WalMart, and Winn Dixie. The Liberty Development Division is currently undertaking multiple development projects with other big-box retailers and national tenants.

Preferred Development

When a client wants to penetrate a new market or roll out an aggressive expansion plan, our preferred development program gives them the inside edge. Our retail relationships, spanning more than 25 years, include the landlord of your ideal center and the owners of your ideal development site. By leveraging these relationships, we create opportunities from the ground up. And with our institutional capital partners, we are able to provide clients access to capital markets during even the tightest market conditions and can provide prototype build-outs during project conversions.


When designing a build-to-suit development program, we tailor it specifically for each of our clients’ unique goals. This program can be used for single asset projects or multi-unit prototype program roll-outs. Clients benefit from our experience in building world-class retail destinations by reducing redundancies in risk and having more time to focus on their core business.


We offer a full spectrum of expertise through our preferred development/build-to-suit services, including:

  • Site planning and schematic design
  • Due diligence, entitlements and pre-construction services
  • Design review and management
  • Value engineering
  • Project and construction management
  • Scheduling and cost estimating
  • Project accounting and reporting


We know how to turn around a turnaround. For more than 15 years we’ve excelled at redeveloping underperforming projects and transforming them into world-class retail destinations. We get involved in the process at the planning phase and thoroughly understand the project’s challenges and the stakeholders’ business and design objectives. We offer the added expertise of in-depth feasibility studies and a comprehensive development plan.

If re-tenanting is needed, we offer the largest stable of sought-after retailer clients to present with your opportunity. Our redevelopment services are utilized by retailers, owners and government clients, and we are renowned for helping them navigate the road to a grand reopening that adds value to the center and its community.

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