Hill Partners, Inc.
Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS)
B.A. Washington and Lee University
Licensed Real Estate Broker
As President, Mr. Spratt oversees the entire company's portfolio including 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 Old Post Office Pavilion, an urban entertainment center between the White House and the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC; Latta Pavilion, a mixed-use new development in Charlotte, North Carolina, and several other centers nationally. Mr. Spratt has concluded over 1mm square feet of national, regional and local leases and has managed the development, redevelopment and remerchandising of over a dozen centers nationally.
Mr. Spratt joined the company in February, 1990. At Hill Partners, he was previously the General Manager at MarketFair, a value-oriented, enclosed mall in North Carolina, during its redevelopment and re-leasing efforts, which included a comprehensive renovation and the addition of Hamrick's Department Store, Hancock Fabrics, Dress Barn Women, and numerous other retailers that increased the occupancy level from 44% to 93%.
In mid 1992, Mr. Spratt became General Manager of Worthington Mall, a 225,000 square-foot community center, in Columbus, Ohio, in which he oversaw all aspects of the property's marketing, operations and leasing during its transformation from a multi-million dollar renovation and remerchandising into an upscale, fashion-oriented, specialty center. He concluded transactions with Ann Taylor, Talbots Petites and Polo/Ralph Lauren to start the remerchandising process, and subsequently, concluded transactions with numerous other notable national, regional and local specialty merchants, including, among others, Ohio's first Talbots Accessories and Shoes, Victoria's Secret and Talbots Men stores.
In mid 1994, Mr. Spratt became Vice President -- Managing Director overseeing the company's Specialty Center Division. In this capacity, he spearheaded the continuation of the redevelopment of Worthington Mall, the redevelopment of Jackson Brewery, an urban entertainment center, located in the French Quarter of New Orleans, the redevelopment and remerchandising of Cotswold Village Shops in Charlotte, North Carolina, the remerchandising of Barefoot Landing, a Seaport Village in N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the remerchandising of Streets of Mayfair in Coconut Grove, Florida, and the creation of a strategic repositioning plan for the Old Post Office Pavilion in Washington D.C.
Mr. Spratt 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, and numerous other national, regional and local retailers, restaurants and entertainment uses.
Prior to his affiliation with Hill Partners, he was with Great Western Mortgage, a subsidiary of Great Western Bank, as a mortgage consultant, where he was the top-producing consultant in one of the suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offices.