Jeffrey Simonds

Senior Vice President

NAI Capital - Orange County
1920 Main Street Suite 100
Irvine, California 92614
United States
T +1 949 468 2392

License 00426710

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Investment, Retail

Scope of Service Experience

Jeffrey is a Retail Specialist and concentrates on properties and tenants that sell merchandise to the public, generating sales taxes and customer traffic for properties on major highway arteries in Orange County and adjacent Los Angeles county areas. Jeffrey is experienced in Landlord representation for retail leasing, Owner representation for sale of commercial properties, Tenant and Developer representation of properties to occupy a retail store or for development as a retail shopping center.

Background & Experience

Forty years experience in commercial real estate development and brokerage of retail properties includes this list of examples, not including all properties: Development examples include: Von's, CVS Bear Valley Shopping Center, Phase 1, Victorville, CA. Ralph's, CVS Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, Phase 1, Del Mar, CA. Ralph’s Supermarket as anchor for rehab of retail center, Huntington Beach, CA. Office Depot as second generation anchor as part of remerchandising of retail center, Tustin, CA. Land acquisition and Petco as anchor for new retail center, Costa Mesa, CA. Land acquisition and Ralph’s Supermarket as anchor for new retail center, Downey, CA. Mervyn’s and Circuit City as anchors for new retail center, Palm Desert, CA. Negotiation with Ocean View School District for 10 acre corner site for long term ground lease to The Home Depot, Huntington Beach, CA Shops and Pad leasing in the above and other projects Retailer Transaction examples include: Site acquisition and transaction guidance for AMC Theaters, Auto Dealers ( Volvo, BMW, Saab, Land Rover), Barnes & Noble, Chevron Oil, Circuit City, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Edwards Cinema’s (Regal), Home Depot, Ikea, Jack in the Box, Kids r Us, Longs Drugs (CVS), Marshall’s, Mervyn’s, Mother’s Markets, Office Depot, Pac Bell (AT&T), Payless (Rite Aid), Petco, Ralph’s, Ross, 7-Eleven, Subway, US Postal Service, Verizon, Von’s, Shops and pads leasing for many smaller retailers.


AB English USC, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Associations & Designations

ICSC - International Council of Shopping Centers ACRE - Association of Corporate Real Estate

Transaction History

Predevelopment work and major tenant leases for 750K sf power center, Tustin Marketplace in Orange County. Predevelopment work and major tenant leases for neighborhood center in Costa Mesa, Downey, and Huntington Beach, CA. Initiation of Ground Lease of 10 acres from Ocean View High School at major intersection for The Home Depot. Lease of 4 locations for Mother's Market & Kitchen in O.C. Finding 8 hard corners for new stores for 7-Eleven in O.C. Expansion of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf into 4 lifestyle center locations in preliminary expansion out of South Coast Plaza and into Orange County trade areas First location in Orange County for Hertz Auto Sales store and subsequent investment sale for ownership