Joshua Simon founded SimonCRE in 2010 in order to carry out his vision of building a real estate development company that focuses on using impeccable service and superior technology to assist clients. A seasoned real estate professional with over 10 years of experience in leasing, development, and finance, Joshua leads SimonCRE’s growth strategy.
Prior to founding SimonCRE, Joshua spent over six years as an independent contractor for Sandor Development in the capacity of a Developer and Senior Leasing Associate. With his help and guidance, the Sandor Arizona office opened and grew from three employees to more than twenty. His primary role was the due diligence, acquisition, design, development, and leasing for more than 1.6 million square feet of retail space located throughout the country. In addition, he also managed the construction portion of Sandor’s projects.
[3:10] The importance of Entrepreneurs Organization in Josh's life
[5:06] How an internship helped Josh get started
[8:02] What Josh started his business doing
[9:33] Josh's first deal
[12:27] Josh's surprise business partner
[14:51] The best business mistake Josh ever made
[17:41] How Josh has scaled up his business and what kind of development he does
[20:08] How shopping centers have changed from the big box draw to places of entertainment, thanks to the internet