Born in London England, Darren moved to the USA in 1996 after starting his career in commercial retail real estate in the UK with Donaldsons based in London. He graduated from South Bank University, London, with a BSC (HONS) in Real Estate. Darren joined the Providence Group as a partner in 2003 after previously working with Trammell Crow Company and CB Commercial in Charlotte, NC.
Darren started his career in retail leasing and moved towards Tenant Representation for Aldi Foods (200+ stores in 15 States), Marshalls, TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, Home Depot, Advance Auto, Skechers, Painted Tree Boutiques, Lane Bryant, Discount Tire Co, Burger King, The Shed and Royal Farms. Darren is currently involved in advising clients in NC, SC, GA, VA, and TN in various capacities.
Darren is currently on the board of X Team Retail, https://xteamretail.com/, a national retail advisory group with offices in 40 major markets throughout N. America.
B.S.C. (HONS) Real Estate, South Bank University, London
Affiliations and Accreditations:
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1994 (MRICS)
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
International Council of Shopping Centers
Licensed Real Estate Broker, states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee
Master Brokerage, Tenant Representation and site selection