Chief Executive Officer
Brad LaRue has over 25 years of experience in development, asset management, and acquisitions of commercial real estate.
Brad has specialized in retail and mixed-use projects, and also has extensive experience with office, multi-family and office/flex product types. Over his career he has been involved in the development and, or asset management of 10 million SF of retail, 2 million SF of office, and over 1,000 multi-family and condominium units in markets across the United States. His retail experience spans the range of smaller ground-up out-parcel developments to redeveloping super-regional enclosed malls. His extensive range of experience includes working for two prominent institutional real estate investment advisors, portfolio manager for a REIT, and several private entrepreneurial developers.
Before joining United Growth Brad was a partner at a private Bay Area based developer, and was responsible for a 77 acre mixed-use development. Additionally, Brad headed the development group for a private firm based in San Francisco overseeing the redevelopment of an 850,000 SF super regional mall in Southern California. Brad holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California where he completed the Real Property Development and Management Program. He is also a licensed California real estate broker. Brad has spoken at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, Bisnow, IMN and ICSC conferences. He has been an active member of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) for over 25 years.