Partnership

15 05, 2019

Trey Eakin Promoted to Executive Vice President for Accelerated Development Services

By |2019-05-22T13:44:16-07:00May 15th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Trey Eakin to Executive Vice President effective immediately. A 33 year veteran in the retail development arena, Trey’s experience includes acquisitions, oversight, strategic analysis, project management, and lease-up of retail and mixed-use projects totaling over $1 billion in value. “Since joining the firm over three years ago, Trey has been instrumental in helping to enhance the ability for our retailers to open stores in areas where premium sites are scarce,” said Dave Cheatham, President of Accelerated Development Services, a division of Velocity Retail Group. “By working in partnership with retailers, we are able to provide superior site options and greater speed in getting their stores open across the Western U.S.,” he added. Trey has been [...]

10 04, 2019

Wadsworth Development Group and Accelerated Development Services Winners of NAIOP’s Retail Project of the Year

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00April 10th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

At the 2019 Best of NAIOP Awards ceremony, Wadsworth Development Group in partnership with Accelerated Development Services were winners of the Retail Project of the Year. The event honors the year’s most successful projects, companies, and individuals within the commercial real estate industry. The team won for the Crossing at Sahuarita, a grocery-anchored shopping center of 104,444 square feet located in Sahuarita, Arizona. This is the first grocery-anchored center to be built in Sahuarita in the last decade. The team put together an impressive line-up of national tenants with Sprouts Farmers Market as the anchor, and PetSmart, TJ Maxx and Beall’s Outlet occupying junior anchor positions, and Starbuck’s and Chipotle occupying pad buildings. “The economic development department for the town was extremely helpful and [...]

25 02, 2019

Jake Palmer Promoted to Associate Vice President

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00February 25th, 2019|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Jake Palmer to Associate Vice President. Jake started his career with Accelerated Development Services in 2012 and has steadily grown in his role and contributions to the company. His current focus is to manage our development process for specific properties and tenants. As a Project Manager, he coordinates the actions and budgets for various consultants and contractors to bring the project to completion. "Jake is a great asset to our company and to our clients. His attention to detail and thoroughness is an integral part of our entire development process," said Trey Eakin, Senior Vice President of Accelerated Development Services. Accelerated Development Services is an affiliate company of Velocity Retail Group and continues its interest [...]

6 08, 2018

Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona Holds Ribbon Cutting in Chandler, AZ

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00August 6th, 2018|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Wadsworth Development Group in a joint venture partnership with Accelerated Development Services attended a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony on August 3rd for Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona. The 23,975 square foot store is located at the southeast corner of Ray Road and Rural Road in Chandler, Arizona. Approximately 200 shoppers were in line prior to doors opening at 9 am to be the first to shop at the 91st Goodwill store to open in Arizona. The Wadsworth Accelerated team transformed and redeveloped the former Fry’s Grocery Store into the location for Goodwill. Tim O’Neal, President and Chief Executive Office for Goodwill, Dave Cheatham, President of Accelerated Development Services, and Craig Esslinger, Senior Project Manager of Wadsworth Development cut the ribbon to [...]

10 05, 2018

The Crossing at Sahuarita Shopping Center Holds Ribbon Cutting Event

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00May 10th, 2018|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Wadsworth Development Group in partnership with Accelerated Development Services held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony today at The Crossing at Sahuarita Shopping Center in Sahuarita, Arizona.   The 150,000 center boasts a Sprouts Farmers Market, TJ Maxx, PetSmart, Beall’s Outlet, and several restaurants and shops to compliment the diverse tenant mix.  The project is located at the southeast corner of Nogales Highway and Abrego Drive in Sahuarita, Arizona, which is about 20 minutes south of Tucson.   Sahuarita Mayor, Tom Murphy cut the ribbon to the delight of the dozens of guests and spoke to the attendees.  “This is an exciting day for Sahuarita.  Things are heating up both figuratively and literally,” he said.  “It has always been the vision of the Town [...]

16 11, 2015

Velocity Retail Group’s Affiliate Accelerated Development Services Announces New Tenants for Forum Crossing in San Antonio

By |2019-05-22T13:44:17-07:00November 16th, 2015|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

The long-vacant K-Mart in the San Antonio, Texas suburb of Universal City will soon become a vibrant and welcoming place for shoppers. Velocity Retail Group’s, affiliate Accelerated Development Services, in a joint venture with Fortune International Properties purchased the 11 acre site which included the former K-Mart building. The property will return to its original roots as it is being redeveloped into a retail center that will include over 118,000 square feet of retail space, including 81,500 square feet for junior anchors, 11,500 square feet of shops and pad sites for restaurants. The site is located at 3150 W. Pat Booker Road, Universal City, TX. Mega Furniture is the first signed tenant in the project with a 28,400 square foot lease. Mega Furniture is [...]

5 11, 2015

Development Veteran Joins Velocity Retail Group’s Accelerated Development Services Division

By |2019-05-22T13:44:18-07:00November 5th, 2015|Development, Partnership|0 Comments

Accelerated Development Services, a division of Velocity Retail Group, announces the hiring of Trey Eakin as Senior Vice President of Development Services effective immediately.  A 30 year veteran in the retail development arena, Trey’s experience includes acquisitions, oversight, strategic analysis, project management, and lease up of retail and mixed-use projects totaling over $1 billion in value.  Accelerated Development Services focuses on build-to-suit and redevelopment opportunities for their retail clients throughout the southwest. “We are excited to have Trey join our team.  His background and experience enhance the services we provide to our development services clients,” said Dave Cheatham, president of Velocity Retail Group.  “Since the devolving of the traditional development market, our clients demand solutions where none currently exist. His existing relationships also blend well [...]