Jeff Higgins Joins Trademark Leasing Team


Nellie Simpson (817) 810-5307

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 1, 2010) – Fort Worth-based Trademark Property Co. today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Jeff Higgins who is joining the company’s leasing team as a full-time consultant. Higgins began his new role on November 17.

“We are pleased to bring someone of Jeff’s caliber to Trademark,” said Trademark SVP – Director of Leasing, Les Garrett. “He will be an integral part of our growing leasing team. With his background in luxury mall and lifestyle center leasing, he will be a great asset to the company and to our clients.”

Higgins will be assisting with several Trademark properties, including Market Street – The Woodlands in The Woodlands, Texas, Watters Creek in Allen, Texas, and Westland Shopping Center in Westland, Michigan. He will also play a role in growing the company’s third-party asset management and leasing business.

He joins Trademark from The Taubman Company in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he served as a leasing agent for six years and was consistently one of the top producing leasing executives. Higgins was also regarded as the company’s restaurant specialist. He has 18 years of retail real estate experience and is a Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS) through the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Trademark Property Company is a retail and mixed-use Investment, Asset Management and Development firm. The company serves as operating partner for large institutional and private investors and provides third-party services to strategic clients and partners including asset and property management, leasing, development/re-development, planning and strategic advisory. Its 98-person team currently operates a 5.3-million-square-foot retail and mixed-use portfolio from Detroit, Michigan, to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Trademark has invested in, or developed, over $1.2 billion worth of retail, land and mixed-use assets since its inception in 1992.

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