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Hill Partners, Inc., is a commercial real estate firm specializing in providing innovative retail development solutions to its clients and partners. The company, which is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has properties in the Mid Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. Hill Partners concentrates on four basic divisions:

Project Conceptualization
Project Implementation
Property/Asset Management
Consulting and Advising

Hill Partners was founded in 1983.

Hill Partners concentrates on three basic divisions: Project Conceptualization, which includes feasibility studies, strategic planning and market research; Project Implementation, which includes design management, development/construction management and merchant recruitment; and Property/Asset Management, including operations, tenant relations, consumer marketing and accounting.

Hill Partners has extensive experience in developing or redeveloping some of the most prominent specialty retail projects in the United States. Through its primary skills of creative project conceptualization and merchant recruitment, the firm has been highly successful in crafting retail environments that are recognized as leading industry prototypes. In this capacity, the company has leased well over four million square feet of retail space and won numerous national awards for its work.

As President and majority shareholder in Hill Partners, Robert Spratt Jr. oversees the entire company's portfolio, including The Town Center at Levis Commons lifestyle center development in Perrysburg, Ohio; The Village at Sandhill, a lifestyle center development in Columbia, South Carolina; Barefoot Landing, a seaport village in N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; the Old Post Office Pavilion, an urban entertainment center between the White House and the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.; and several other centers nationally. Robert has spearheaded over one million square feet of national, regional and local leases and has managed the development, redevelopment and re-merchandising of more than two dozen centers nationally.

Robert joined the company in February 1990 and is a noted leasing specialist, having obtained the certified leasing specialist designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers. His significant leasing transactions include GAP, Banana Republic, The Finish Line, Food Lion, S&K Famous Brands, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Chili's Southwestern Grill, Talbots, Talbots Petites, Talbots Kids, Talbots Woman, Talbots Shoes & Accessories, Ann Taylor, Planet Hollywood, Virgin Megastore, Nine West, Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, Chico's, Smith & Hawken, Fitigues, Carmine's Gourmet Market & La Trattoria Ristorante, Coldwater Creek, J. Jill, Showcase Cinemas, Storehouse, Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, Johnny Rockets, Arhaus Furniture, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and numerous other national, regional and local retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues.

As Executive Vice President and shareholder in Hill Partners, Joe Tanneberger oversees the property management, development management and construction management activities for the companies' offices in North Carolina, Florida, Ohio, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. In addition, he supervises the accounting and benefits departments and corporate affairs out of the main office in Charlotte. With more than 23 years of experience in retail development, management, renovation and construction, Joe has an extensive knowledge of numerous aspects of the retail industry on a local, regional and national level. While at Hill Partners, he has directed more than $260 million in construction and renovation projects. During this period, the company has managed more than 60 properties. He has created redevelopment concept strategies based upon value enhancement, superior project design, tenant design, and well integrated signage programs. He recently completed the construction of the $55 million Town Center at Levis Commons, a 319,000 square-foot, neo-traditional lifestyle center in Perrysburg, Ohio. Joe joined Hill Partners in 1991 as Director of Capital Programs to lead the design and construction of the $24 million redevelopment of Loehmann's Fashion Island in Aventura, Florida. In 1995 this project received a SADI award from Shopping Center World for superior design of a renovated center.

For years, Hill Partners has been concerned about the evolution of retail as it seeks its most efficient means of distribution to the consumer. Today, Hill Partners, has turned its focus to real neighborhoods and the role that retail plays in the renewal of communities. Consequently, Hill Partners, makes it its mission to assist in the revitalizing of communities through its marketplace crafting skills. To accomplish this, Hill Partners decodes the essence of our popular information-driven culture to define a new language of urban villages, town centers and main streets. More importantly, Hill Partners, have created a process in which it brings continuity and clarity of communication to the diverse talents necessary to fully restore and revitalize a once vibrant urban village.

Hill Partners has properties in the Mid Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. These properties include The Town Center at Levis commons, a lifestyle center development in Perrysburg, Ohio; The Village at Sandhill, a lifestyle center development in Columbia, South Carolina; Barefoot Landing, a seaport village in N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; The Town Square at Daniel Island in Charleston, South Carolina; the Old Post Office Pavilion, an urban entertainment center between the White House and the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C and several other centers nationally.