Real Estate Manager
Blanton oversees retailer expansion and site acquisitions in Georgia and the Carolinas, focusing on creating and executing new store growth strategies uniquely tailored for each client that maximize the client’s ability to penetrate a market through PCG’s full scope of build-to-suit development services that include: site selection, land acquisition, site layout, value engineering, entitlements, and construction management.
Blanton brings over 14 years of commercial real estate experience to Palmetto that has covered: landlord representation, capital markets investment sales, joint venture equity and structured finance, shopping center ownership and development, and as an acquisition specialist for a national grocer; all of which gives Blanton a unique perspective to provide creative solutions when analyzing potential site acquisitions or negotiating with potential sellers, as well an understanding of the economics that drive each deal.
“I joined Palmetto because of their commitment to long-term needs of each client and a willingness to operate with complete transparency through each deal, creates a culture for each office and each team member, across all specializations, to work together to make sure all potential solutions have been explored, which makes it easier to develop long lasting relationships with each client we serve.”
Blanton holds a BA in Business from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX and a MBA from the Acton School of Business, Austin, TX and enjoys running after his 3 children, coaching soccer and lacrosse, playing golf and fishing.