About Us

Team Members   (Top Left to Bottom Right) : Joe Basar, Kevin Dougherty, Mark McDonnell, Joy Grimes, Maureen McDonnell and Colleen Rumler.

Team Members (Top Left to Bottom Right): Joe Basar, Kevin Dougherty, Mark McDonnell, Joy Grimes, Maureen McDonnell and Colleen Rumler.

Formed in 2005, AdVenture Development is a multifaceted commercial real estate company providing development, acquisition, property management, tenant representation, and consulting services. Our primary market is in the Mid-Atlantic region including PA, OH, WV, VA, SC and NC. AdVenture Development recently completed McCandless Crossing, a 1.2 million sq. ft. mixed-use project in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, PA. AdVenture Development has assembled 400 +/- acres for the development of a 2.8 million sq. ft. mixed-use project located on I-95 in the Raleigh, NC metro area called Eastfield Crossing. This development will be enjoyed by many and add an overall value to the community. 

Kevin Dougherty and his team strive to go above and beyond what is asked and required to ensure an outcome which exceeds expectations. With determination, persistence, and a never-ending commitment to quality and excellence, AdVenture Development is prepared to take a project from concept to completion. 


Kevin Dougherty
President & Owner

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 +/- sq. ft. 

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 sq. ft. 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, has been a Vistage Member for 10 years, and past Chairman of the Princeton Veterans Committee. Kevin is a member of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) Executive Board, Johnston County Economic Development Board and Triangle East Chamber of Commerce. Kevin is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and ULI and has served on numerous panels relevant to the real estate industry.

Kevin Dougherty formed AdVenture Development in 2005 — a multifaceted commercial real estate company providing development, acquisition, property management, tenant representation, and consulting services.

Kevin Dougherty formed AdVenture Development in 2005 — a multifaceted commercial real estate company providing development, acquisition, property management, tenant representation, and consulting services.


Our Offices

111 E. Oak Street
Raleigh, NC 27576

901 Providence Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Phone: 919-965-5661
Fax: 919-965-8568
Email: info@adventuredev.com