Industry Veteran Brings More Than 25 Years of Experience to New Role
NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., March 18, 2014 - Industry professional Roy D. Vice has joined Levin Management as vice president of construction/development, announced Matthew K. Harding, company president. In this role, Vice will work closely with Levin's property management and leasing teams to oversee all construction and development activities within the firm's retail portfolio of more than 13 million square feet.
"Roy is a highly regarded industry professional with a tremendous knowledge of the commercial real estate landscape," said Harding. "His diverse experience in all aspects of construction, financing, design, marketing and development will be a true asset to the Levin team and our clients. We are confident his dynamic and proven leadership will make an immediate impact on our business."
Vice brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new position. He joins Levin from O'Neill Properties Group in King of Prussia, Pa., where he served as senior vice president/director of retail development. Previously, he was executive director of design and development for Tourism Development Investment Company in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; senior vice president of Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers, LLC in Memphis, Tenn.; and was vice president development at Westfield in Chicago, Ill. Vice graduated from the University of Illinois where he earned a bachelor's degree in architectural studies, and master's degrees in finance and architecture.
Levin's construction-related services range from fitting out individual tenant spaces to renovating, redeveloping and expanding a wide variety of retail and other commercial properties. "Levin's culture of teamwork and client-focused approach to business is what attracted me to the firm," said Vice. "I look forward to building upon the company's strong northeast market position while strengthening Levin's standing as one of the nation's leading real estate services firms."
Levin is one of the nation's leading retail real estate services firms, with a strong focus in the northeastern United States and an owner's approach to the business. The firm's portfolio and internal resources have grown consistently over the years, responding to a variety of retail and economic climates. Today, Levin offers a full range of services for a diverse portfolio that encompasses approximately 95 properties and more than 13 million square feet. These services include leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing. Levin specializes in repositioning, retenanting and renovating retail properties - areas that have become particularly vital for today's institutional and individual property owners.
With headquarters in North Plainfield, N.J., Levin serves properties ranging from neighborhood, community, lifestyle and power centers, to enclosed malls, street retail, downtown stores and mixed-use projects in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina. In business for six decades, the company taps into its associated, expansive tenant roster to conduct Retail Sentiment Surveys three times each year that provide insight on industry trends and sales performance.
Levin has earned a long list of coveted awards over the years. Since 2011 alone, the firm was ranked 30th among Top US Real Estate Companies and named three times among the nation's top property managers by Commercial Property Executive magazine, placed among the nation's top 10 redevelopers by Chain Store Age, credited as one of the state's top 10 real estate developers by New Jersey Business magazine, and ranked third on NJBIZ's Top Property Management Companies list and fifth on NJBIZ's Top Commercial Real Estate Developers list.