About

We are in the business to help tenants succeed.

Fountainhead Development is designed from the ground up to assist retailers in opening locations.

We understand real estate is but one factor in a series of complex operational processes a tenant must undergo in order to be successful.  Our understanding of each of those processes and how they interrelate from a retailers perspective is a foundation from which we start each day.

We believe in a collaborative, team building culture.  We are exhilarated by the prospect of being an integral part of assembling a team, including a tenant, broker, architect, and engineers with the mission of getting a retailer open for business on time and on budget.  Although developing a project is a process we have completed many times, it is one we pursue with passion.

Our goal is to earn the trust and respect of the tenant.

These are the two most important components that exist within an effective, efficient team.

We understand brokers, architects, engineers, and developers do not have jobs until a tenant signs a lease or purchase and sale contract; therefore, we all work for the tenant.  This concept is omnipresent in every conversation and decision that takes place in our company.

We speak “City”.

We consider each City and County unique and believe that thoroughly understanding a municipalities’ hopes, goals, and personnel is key to securing the approvals our tenants need to succeed.  We are in the Conditional Use Permit delivery service for our tenants and consider our ability second-to-none in this endeavor.  After 25 years in the industry we see one consistent theme in the process of securing entitlements; and that is, both Tenant and City requirements grow more sophisticated every year.

We approach properties with environmental concerns as an opportunity and have significant experience with past or present environmental challenges.  Our ability to address and mitigate environmental concerns has been an important factor in helping our tenants succeed.

Partnerships and Associations


Watch This Video: Craig Smith,
CEO of Fountainhead Development