E. David Grubbs, Jr., SIOR


NAI Charleston
141 Williman Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
United States


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Land, Development, Medical Office, Investment Sales, Site Selection

Scope of Experience

David has more than 29 years of experience in commercial real estate, with an extensive background in medical and general office sales, leasing, and development. David is also experienced in selling and developing land/multi-family properties. He founded Vanguard Development Group in 2005 to focus on medical office development, and later helped NAI Avant launch its Charleston office (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.

Background & Experience

  • Sold 35+ acres to HCA Healthcare for a new hospital on Johns Island
  • Sold Beazer Homes site (105 total lots) on US 52 in Moncks Corner
  • Sold the 100+ acre Rosemary Tract at Exit 197 on I-26 in Summerville
  • Completed multiple transactions for Spinx convenience stores
  • Sold multi-family parcel in N. Charleston to Monday Properties
  • Facilitated the following medical properties:
  • Tricounty Therapy
  • Trident Medical Center/HCA Healthcare
  • Mindpath Care
  • Women’s Health Partners (Charleston OBGYN)


B.A. English • Hampden-Sydney College

Professional Associations & Designations

Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

2021 NAI Charleston Top Producer

2016 Commercial Realtor of the Year  

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 

Recipient of Commercial Realtor of Distinction

National and Charleston Trident Associations of Realtors

Urban Land Institute (ULI)

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, CVS, Miyabi Japanese Steakhouse, Hampton Inn, Food Lion Developers, 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