Our Company

With years of experience in retail real estate, the team at Accelerated Development Services will make the development process seamless.

We work with your existing real estate team, whether in-house or at a brokerage company, to understand your needs and create solutions that work for you.

Whether you want to increase your return on invested capital, lower operating or occupancy costs, open multiple stores in record time or all of these things – our process will help you have the power to accelerate your brand.

The scope of our services allows us to offer a variety of solutions all tailored to meet your specific requirements.  These include:

  • Specialists locating invisible real estate
  • Build-to-Suit
  • Buy-to-Suit
  • Reverse Build to Suit
  • Fee Development
  • Ground Lease of Difficult Sites
  • Sale/Leaseback
  • Real Time Deal Tracking and Web-based Reporting
  • Capital Sourcing

Our Team

Dave Cheatham
Dave CheathamPresident
Dave Cheatham is a co-founder, President and CEO of Accelerated Development, a full-service development platform formed by Velocity Retail Group.

Dave is also the co-founder and Managing Principal of Velocity Retail Group, a full-service commercial brokerage company focused on the needs of retail tenants and owners in the Western US.

Darren Pitts
Darren PittsExecutive Vice President
Darren Pitts co-founded Accelerated Development, an affiliate company of Velocity Retail Group. His career encompasses fifteen years as a leading retail broker at CBRE and Staubach Retail. Darren is recognized among his peers as an expert on tenant strategy for market rollouts and expansions for a variety of retailers such as Lowe’s Home Improvement, JC Penney, Old Navy, Mattress Firm, and Chase Bank.
Trey Eakin
Trey EakinExecutive Vice President
A seasoned development executive with 30 years of experience in the development and lease up of retail and mixed use projects estimated at over $1 billion in value. Trey is skilled in all aspects of the development and project management process.
Ron Ault
Ron AultSenior Development Manager
With over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate business developing over fifty shopping centers throughout Phoenix and Tucson, Ron is adept in all aspects of the development process. Ron joins Accelerated Development Services from The Ault Companies, a full-service development company focused on development projects throughout Arizona.
Dave Lambert
Dave LambertVice President, Construction Management
A 25 year veteran in the construction arena, Dave’s experience includes commercial and multi-family experience for projects totaling over $205 MM. His diverse background spans over two decades in Arizona with commercial projects that encompass ground-up as well as redevelopment projects.
Phil Kwiecinski
Phil KwiecinskiVice President, Operations
With nearly a decade of experience in commercial real estate, Phil brings a strong background in operations management, human resource management, financial planning and analysis, and project management to Accelerated Development Services.
Jake Palmer
Jake PalmerVice President
Jake Palmer has a wide breadth of professional experience that spans over 7 years in fields of architecture, construction and real estate development. His background in these arenas has given him a solid foundation for learning the transactional side of the business from Velocity’s expert brokers.
Alvaro Vazquez
Alvaro VazquezAssociate
Alvaro supports the management of development projects and assists with project and construction management, taking on projects from initial due diligence and site plan drafting, to project closeouts. Additionally, he assists with the financial accounting of each project, has been a supportive addition to the development team and takes on any task assigned to him in a prompt and diligent manner.