James Farrell

Senior Development Consultant

James Farrell has managed commercial real estate development and redevelopment projects for more than 30 years. He has led multimillion-dollar new developments and managed redevelopment work across large portfolios. His in-depth experience with mixed-use and retail properties drives value across projects and phases. He has forged national and international development partnerships and overseen construction, leasing, property management and retail tenant delivery activities.

James has been responsible for the development of numerous regional malls and for anchor store relationships for a portfolio of 60 properties. His previous background in economic and real estate consulting includes conducting market feasibility studies for commercial developments in more than 30 major metro areas.

Affiliations & Awards

  • ICSC

Notable Past Projects*


Pike Outlets, Long Beach, CA
Belgate, Charlotte, NC
Seabrook Commons, Seabrook, NH
Guilford Commons, Guliford, CT
Brandon Town Center, Tampa, FL
Connecticut Post, Milford, CT
The Streets at Southpoint, Durham, NC
Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa, FL
Galleria at Roseville, Sacramento, CA
Shoppes at Grand Prairie, Peoria, IL
Natick Mall, Boston, MA


  • Master of Arts in Urban Planning - Northeastern Illinois University
  • Bachelor of Science - Northern Illinois University

Additional Experience

  • DDR Corp. - executive vice president of development
  • Joseph Freed and Associates - senior vice president of development
  • Westfield LLC - executive vice president of development
  • Urban Retail Properties - senior vice president
  • Homart Development Co. – vice president of development


*Projects completed while at previous companies

Contact jfarrell@dmassociates.com

Credentials & Affiliations