RCP Companies is a boutique real estate company based in Alabama, formed to provide acquisition, development and asset management programs for its partners. RCP is a leader in creative development and value-add transactions with over 45 years of combined real estate experience. Our approach to real estate projects reflects sensitivity to the functional and aesthetic needs of the market and to the financial requirements of our partners. Collectively, the principals and affiliates have participated in real estate development, acquisition, and asset management activities exceeding $400 million.
Rex Commercial Properties, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, provides professional commercial real estate services for its clients and compliments our acquisition and development programs with a full range of services including development, marketing coordination, management and construction supervision.
RCP applies a disciplined approach to the procurement of investment-grade commercial real estate located primarily in southeast metro U.S. cities. We emphasize quality locations and creditworthy tenants. RCP is entrepreneurial by nature and project-driven which allows us flexibility to uncover latent opportunities within our targeted markets.
Our core values include integrity, quality, hard work, sustainability, transparency and mutual respect for each person in the process. As a company that develops and owns property where people live, work and play, we endeavor to make a positive contribution to society by enhancing the physical environment, improving the quality of life, and building long-term relationships among the stakeholders.
Remy Gross is currently engaged with several different activities including biotechnology licensing, real estate portfolio management, new company start-up and consulting. Mr. Gross is currently the Vice President, Business Development and Technology Advancement at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, CA. His mission at the Buck is to increase deal flow through global corporate collaborations and new company formation in order to translate the Buck’s inventions into innovations. The institute had no deal flow for its first six years of operation until Mr. Gross arrived, where he has licensed over a dozen technologies, mostly on therapeutics, to industry.
Mr. Gross has also founded, advises and consults for several drug delivery companies, including Laysan Bio, Inc, a biomaterials provider, and Serina Therapeutics, a drug development company, both in Huntsville, AL and Delos Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a California-based drug discovery company focused on diseases of aging such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Mr. Gross has also successfully participated as both a real estate developer and investor. Mr. Gross is the Managing Member of RCP Companies and CGP, LLC that own and develop property in Florida, Tennessee and Alabama. Over the past thirteen years, he was directly involved in the acquisition and development of over eighty million dollars of real estate which has continued to thrive in a stable southeast economic environment.
Prior to his current endeavors, Mr. Gross was the Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Business Planning for Nektar Therapeutics – Huntsville, AL Division, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nektar Therapeutics, Inc. based in San Carlos, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. He has been a principal, executive officer and key member in the development of technology, development and licensing for Nektar’s poly(ethylene glycol) technology as well as the Huntsville organization’s infrastructure. Mr. Gross built and participated in the $161 million sale of Shearwater Polymers to Nektar Therapeutics, Inc. (formerly Inhale Therapeutic Systems, Inc.) in June, 2001. During his tenure at Shearwater/Nektar, Mr. Gross held various senior level positions including Vice President, Operations and General Manager/Division President. Mr. Gross moved to California to be closer to family in 2004.
Mr. Gross has served on numerous boards and performed community roles throughout his career. His community work formally began when at Loyola when he and others incorporated Project New Start, a non-profit corporation to house transitionally homeless families. From there he has served in diverse volunteer roles such as the Board of Regents at St. Vincent’s High School and as a competitive soccer coach for his twin girls, both in Petaluma.
Mr. Grelier began his career at a regional real estate consulting firm based in New Orleans where he performed valuations and consulting assignments for a broad range of commercial properties, including multi-family, retail, office, industrial, hospitality, mixed-use and golf course properties.
Mr. Grelier joined NAI Chase Commercial in 1996 to lead its development and asset management divisions. Over a 15 year period, he supervised over three million square feet of property assignments and was involved in over $250 million in real estate development and acquisition activities consisting of shopping centers, mixed-use, and suburban office buildings in Alabama, Florida and Tennessee. Between 1996 and 2001, he served as a managing partner of the Ledges of Huntsville, a 750-acre master planned community which includes a private country club, an 18-hole championship golf course and a premier TND residential neighborhood. As a principal of Chase, he also played a key role in development of the company's asset-based real estate portfolio.
Mr. Grelier co-founded RCP Companies in 2013 and has procured over $400 million in development opportunities for its partners. He currently serves as Managing Principal supervising development, acquisition and strategic direction for the Company.
Joe Grelier, CPA is the Chief Financial Officer and Principal of RCP Companies. Over the course of a sixteen year accounting career, Joe’s primary focus has been commercial real estate. Joe served as controller for a full service real estate company with 1.5M square feet of commercial property, under management, and more recently as CFO for an asset management company holding $80M+ of commercial office & retail inventory.
Joe graduated Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and has been licensed as a certified public accountant in the State of Alabama since 2003. Joe is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, a member of the Alabama Society of CPA, and President of the Hampton House Board, serving Hampton Cove residential community of Huntsville, AL.
Odie Fakhouri is the Director of Acquisition and Asset Management at RCP Companies. His responsibilities include architecting, qualifying, and closing commercial real estate deals. Odie brings a disciplined and creative skill set for integrating new community concepts to a proven development process - capturing unforeseen value for a new class of stakeholders. He uses his experience as a commercial real estate developer, investment broker and owner to achieve the needs of the community in which RCP builds. Odie’s hallmark is finding ways to democratize opportunity to the constituents of RCP development projects that are investable and can scale.
Prior to joining RCP Companies, Odie spent 4 years at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, where he developed and spun off a disruptive technology company in the San Francisco Bay Area as its Founding CEO. Being immersed in the most prominent venture capital community in the world, Odie has crafted his own art for deal structuring and incentive creation. He’s won numerous awards as an intrapreneur for his social business designs and has spoken around the country on the marketability for solving big social problems through process reengineering. He also spent 3 years at BradfordAllen, a prominent commercial real estate firm in Chicago, where he successfully brokered the sale of multiple multi-million-dollar office building acquisitions in down markets. Odie is originally from Chicago IL where his family operates a commercial real estate holding and management company.