FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
Kevin Dougherty formed AdVenture Development, LLC in 2005. AdVenture Development focuses on commercial real estate development projects and is actively involved in the development, leasing and management and has also retained real estate consulting assignments in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.
Prior to forming AdVenture Development, Kevin was a founding partner of Michael Joseph Development Corp. (MJDC) in Pittsburgh, PA. For fourteen years Kevin led MJDC as the company realized significant growth while engaging in over $200,000,000 of transactions totaling 2,000,000 +/- sf. MJDC primarily focused on retail development and medical facilities such as the following:
- Townfair Center – Indiana, PA – 275,000 sf
- The Commons – Dubois, PA – 330,000 sf
- The Point at Carlisle Plaza – Carlisle, PA – 360,000 sf
- Wal-Mart Shopping Center – Natrona Heights, PA – 275,000 sf
- 200 St. Margaret Medical Office Building – 85,000 sf
- Monroeville Medical office Building/Surgery Center – 40,000 sf
- Wexford Surgery Center and Medical Building – 45,000 sf
Prior to MJDC, Kevin was Director of Retail Development for Charter Properties, Inc. of Charlotte, NC. Kevin spent almost five years at Charter developing in excess of 750,000 sf of retail space.
Kevin began his real estate career in 1982 as a mortgage banker with Carey Kramer Crouse & Associates (now HFF, LP) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, developing many outstanding relationships with lenders on a national and local scale.
Kevin serves or has served as a consultant to several national retailers, including Lowe’s Home Improvement, Wal-Mart, Raven Rock Workwear, and Golden Corral. Kevin is a graduate of John Carroll University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Kevin currently is on the Board of the YMCA, Deer Valley YMCA Camp, Johnston Community College Foundation Board, and Chairman of the Princeton Veteran’s Committee. Kevin is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and has served on numerous panels relevant to the real estate industry.