NAI Charleston
141 Williman Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29403 United States
t843-518-5310 m843-814-6111
E. David
Grubbs, Jr.

Scope of Service Experience

David has more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, with extensive experience in multi-family and land development. He founded Vanguard Development Group in 2005 and later helped NAI Avant launch its Charleston office in 2010 where he served as broker-in-charge and managing principal. In August 2017, he joined Dexter Rumsey, Thomas Boulware, and David Ingle in founding NAI Charleston.


B.A. English • Hampton-Sydney College

Professional Associations & Designations

• 2016 Commercial Realtor of the Year

• 2015 President of Commercial Investment Division (CID) of Charleston Trident Association of Realtors (CTAR)

• Professional Advisor to Carter Real Estate Center at College of Charleston

• Recipient of Commercial Realtor of Distinction

• National and Charleston Trident Associations of Realtors

• CID 2012 Commercial Market Forecast, co-chair

• International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

• Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

• Roper St. Francis Foundation, former fellow

• American Heart Association Executive Leadership Team for 2014 Heart Ball

• St. Philip’s Church Vestry, former senior warden

• Harleston Village Neighborhood Association, former board member

Transaction History

• Medical office development group focusing on site selection and turnkey development services for physician groups.

• 60+ acre West Ashley Town Center. Sold parcels to: Costco Wholesale, CVS, Miyabi Japanese Steakhouse, Hampton Inn Developers, Food Lion Developers, West Ashley Toyota, HH Hunt Apartment Developers.

• 84+ acre commercial component of The Exchange at Berwick in Savannah, GA. Sold parcels to Kroger Developer, Wachovia Bank, First Federal Bank, and Goodyear Tire.

• Surgical Associates of Charleston

• Marianne Rosen, M.D.

• Kent Scott, D.M.D.

• Seacoast Pediatrics

• James Island Dental Care

• James Island Pediatrics

• Coastal Pediatrics

• Charleston OBGYN

• East Cooper Women’s Center

• Germaine Dermatology

• Plantation Pharmacy

• Herold’s Pharmacy

• Sweet Grass Animal Hospital

• The Kidney Center of Charleston

• Lowcountry Urology Associates, P.A.

• Charleston GI Specialists