The real estate team at Morgan Property Group has built successful, long-term relationships with both tenants and partners.Our company goal is simply to provide the best, full-service real estate solutions that satisfy our tenants' business needs and maximize investment return.
Morgan Property Group is an aggressive developer of national credit tenant properties. We handle all phases of the complex development process, from site selection and governmental approvals to financing and construction. We also provide effective leasing programs for both retail and office properties. Our working relationships with national, regional, and local tenants build occupancy levels and create a tenant mix that reduces the likelihood of future turnover. Our job is not complete until the tenant takes occupancy and opens for business.
Our personnel have set and achieved the highest standards for property management, maintenance, and accounting since our inception in 1977. We critically inspect properties, make necessary repairs, and take preventative maintenance actions to avoid or minimize unnecessary expenses. Property management issues are corrected promptly with solutions that avoid repeat or future complications.
Morgan Property Group has the people, the experience, and the expertise to provide solutions for your real estate needs. We are proud to continue this tradition and look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Mr. Morgan is the founder and Chairman of Morgan Property Group. With over thirty-seven years in the business, he has focused the efforts of Morgan Property Group on small and medium-sized office buildings, shopping centers, and freestanding retail projects. There is particular emphasis on repeat build-to-suit projects for national credit tenants, such as Publix, Walgreens, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Wendy’s, KFC, Bank of America, and 7-Eleven.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Morgan graduated from Washington & Lee University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He moved to Fort Lauderdale in 1971, after serving as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army for two years, including a tour of duty in Viet Nam. He is a licensed real estate broker in Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina. Mr. Morgan served as a governor appointee to the Board of Directors of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, and previously served for two years as Chairman of the Broward Workshop. He also serves on the Florida Governmental Affairs Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science and works with numerous local charities.
Mr. Morgan is responsible for operations, strategy and management of the company. As president, he has overseen the development of over $150 million dollars of commercial real estate, from single tenant retail projects to medical office developments to regional shopping centers. Mr. Morgan also leads a team of brokerage and management specialists accounting for transactions and assets throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States.
Before joining Morgan Property Group, Mr. Morgan worked at Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc. in Washington, D.C. in the Tenant Representation Group. He holds a B.S. from Northwestern University, where he graduated with honors, and an MBA from Duke University. Locally, Mr. Morgan is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), where he serves as Co-Chair of the Governmental Relations committee for the Carolinas, and he is a member of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS. In the community, Mr. Morgan is an executive board member of the Steve Smith Family Foundation, and attends St. Gabriel Catholic Church.
Mr. Jeff Surrency is a partner of Morgan Property Group and oversees the acquisition of all development opportunities. Mr. Surrency has been involved in the assemblage, acquisition and completion of developments consisting of grocery anchored shopping centers, freestanding drug stores, residential and Office projects since 1979.
Prior to Morgan Property Group, Mr. Surrency was a Senior Partner with the Barclay Group for over 18 years and worked as a consultant for the Trammell Crow Company. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a licensed real estate broker.
Mr. Scott Friedman’s primary role is Project Director for development projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Florida. His responsibilities include vendor coordination and timeline management with specific focus on the governmental approval process. His involvement ensures projects are moving towards construction in a timely fashion.
In addition, Mr. Friedman oversees our Property Management department, which services properties in Florida, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. He brings over 10 years of property management experience and over 20 years of general real estate experience to Morgan Property Group.
Mr. Friedman graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree from University of Florida in Business Finance. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a licensed sales associate in Florida.