NAI Avant
145 King Street
Suite 410

Charleston, SC United States 29401
t+1 843 518 5310 m+1 843 814 6111 f+1 843 720 2895
E. David
Grubbs, Jr.
Managing Principal and Broker-in-Charge

Scope of Service Experience
David Grubbs is Managing Principal and Broker-in-Charge of the firm’s Charleston, SC office. David founded Vanguard Development Group which joined operations with NAI Avant to form the firm’s office in the Charleston market. David has been actively involved in the development, brokerage and management of commercial real estate since 1993, having previously served as a project manager for Charter Capital in Greenville and Charleston, South Carolina and as a regional partner for RealtiCorp in Charleston for ten years.
Background & Experience
David graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor’s degree in English. In 2003, David also formed a medical office development group focusing on site selection and turn-key development services for physician groups. His land planning and entitlement experience combined with his experience with medical and dental practitioners are valuable components in his role as a member of the Avant Healthcare group within NAI Avant. David also has extensive multi-family land experience, having sold to developers such as HH Hunt apartment developers and Red Mountain Development.
David is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College. He has completed the following courses for the CCIM designation, CI 101, CI 201, CI 301, and CI 407.
Professional Associations & Designations
2015 President of the Commercial Investment Division (CID) of the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors (CTAR)
Professional Advisor to Carter Real Estate Center at the College of Charleston
National and Charleston Trident Associations of Realtors
Co-Chair for the CID 2012 Commercial Market Forecast
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellow
American Heart Association Executive Leadership Team for the Heart Ball
Senior Warden of St. Phillips Church vestry
Past Harleston Village Neighborhood Association Board Member
Transaction History
Master Developer for 60+ acre West Ashley Town Center, across from I-526 and the Citadel Mall (Sold parcels to Costco Wholesale, CVS Drug, Miyabi Japanese Steakhouse, Hampton Inn Developers, Food Lion Developers, West Ashley Toyota, and HH Hunt Apartment Developers.)

Master Developer for 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.)

Developed and Brokered:
- Surgical Associates of Charleston
- Dermatologist, Marianne Rosen, M.D.
- Dentist, 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