SPL Realty Partners is pleased to announce that Todd Burton has joined the company as a partner and the newest member of the retail representation team. Todd will be responsible for servicing existing clients on the east coast and expanding the company’s presence nationally.
With more than 17 years of retail leasing and business development experience, Todd has been involved in the growth of dozens of business enterprises; from small sole proprietorships to large international corporations. His transaction experience ranges from airport RFPs to leases in malls, lifestyle centers, outlet centers, high street storefronts and mixed-use properties across the United States.
“We are fortunate to have the opportunity to add Todd to our team. His extensive national experience working with both retailers and landlords will prove to be an asset and add value to our company and clients,” said Scott Lifschultz, president of SPL Realty Partners. “He delivers strategic insight into each project, has knowledge of the entire U.S. and understands what it takes to get deals done.”
From 1997 to 2006 Burton worked on the landlord side of the industry, having held leasing and business development positions with Pyramid Management Group, The Rouse Company, Westfield Corporation and The Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust. Todd’s leasing responsibilities ranged from local and super-regional malls to mixed use centers such as: Garden State Plaza, Moorestown Mall, Westfield Connecticut Post, Exton Square Mall, The Shops at Ithaca Mall, Westfield Trumbull, Westfield Meriden and Enfield Square and World Trade Center New York.
Since 2007 Todd has worked on in-house real estate development with national and international brands including: The Children’s Place, Disney Stores, Aerosoles, The Swatch Group (U.S.) and Rainbow Apparel.
“Each of my prior corporate real estate & business development roles provided me with a unique set of challenges and experiences,” Burton said. “They also provided me with invaluable relationships, deal making expertise and rare market knowledge that I am pleased to be able to offer on a much broader scale working with the SPL team.”