Account Director • United States
Josh Hibbits currently serves as a Director of Transaction Management for Cushman & Wakefield’s Portfolio Services Center (PSC) in St. Louis, Missouri. His current responsibilities include oversight, advisory, and transaction management services for JP Morgan Chase Bank’s retail disposition portfolio throughout the United States.
From 2017 to 2020, Josh served as a Senior Project Manager for Chick-fil-A, Inc. His primary responsibilities were to consult, manage, and report on the development process for new restaurant location projects throughout the Southeast Region (FL, GA, MS, AL). Josh consistently managed between 30-35 development projects at any given time. In addition, Josh oversaw a team of development professionals that consulted and managed new development projects in the Atlantic Region (TN, KY, NC, SC, VA, WV). Duties included managing the due diligence process, performing budget analysis review, oversight of A/E partners, managing the day-to-day project schedule, sending projects out to bid, and effectively transitioning projects into the construction phase.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Josh was a Principal with one of the largest St. Louis CRE firms, NAI DESCO. While there, Josh primarily focused on retail tenant representation assignments both locally and nationally, as well as assisting shopping center landlords on their leasing efforts. Josh exclusively represented Family Dollar throughout Eastern MO & Central / Southern, IL, leading an initiative to open over 36 Family Dollars in a four-year period. Primary responsibilities included Market Analysis/Strategy, Site Selection, Contract Negotiation, & Development Consulting.
Josh also worked with Wireless Lifestyle (WL), the largest independent Sprint dealer in the nation, from 2007-2017. He played an integral role developing a formal Real Estate & Development strategy by establishing process and guidelines from broker selection to store opening. He managed all Real Estate requirements throughout the country while partnering with brokers and contractors, and successfully assisted in opening 150+ locations during that period. In 2016, WL surpassed 200 stores throughout 12 states and Puerto Rico.
• Wireless Lifestyle (Sprint)
• Burger King
• Family Dollar
• Potbelly Sandwich Shop
• Duluth Trading Company
• Micro Center
• Image Sun
• MO Salesperson License
• IL Broker License
• International Council of Shopping Centers - Member
• National Association of Realtors
University of Missouri - Columbia - Bachelor of Science Business Administration - Finance & Banking