Our next project depends on the success of yours.

As Alabama’s largest third-party development partner, Retail Specialists is committed to building long-term relationships with every client. In the gunslinging development world, this means that your endorsement is far more valuable to us than a fee. This is why we build and fill your property with a focus on quality and punctuality.

“On a redevelopment project like The Thomas Building, you definitely need guidance and Retail Specialists was there to provide that guidance.”

Ronnie & Suzanne HerringOwners, The Thomas Building

Our experience and networks are the difference.

We are project coordinators for owners including third-party leasing for new developments, marketing support, design, and property management.

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Guitar Center

Augusta, Georgia

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Our Projects

Recent Developments.

A few of our recent developments and projects prove our ability to create decisive growth.

  • The Shoppes at Legacy Park, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Monroe Pavilion, Monroe, GA
  • Palm Pointe, Orange Beach, AL
  • District31, Alabaster, AL
  • Stadium Trace, Hoover, AL
  • Creekside Pavilion, Hiram, GA
  • The Waites, Birmingham, AL
  • 29Seven, Birmingham, AL
  • 79C, Montgomery, AL
Menu of Services
  • Market Research
  • Site Selection and Planning Consultation
  • Land Development and Land Use Planning
  • Acquisition of Commercial Properties
  • Development of New Projects
  • Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings
  • Multi-family Development
  • Loft Development
  • Mixed-use Development
  • Zoning Issues
  • Governmental Relations including Municipality Financial Assistance Where Possible
  • Environmental Issues
  • Community Relations
Professional Services
  • Asset Management and Repositioning Strategies for Distressed Properties
  • Due Diligence Reviews of Real Estate Assets to Confirm Development Opportunities
  • Analyze Existing Projects to Enhance Opportunities
  • Selection and Oversight of Project Architects, Consultants, and Contractors
  • Preparation of Budgets and Project Schedules
  • Disposition Strategies – Marketing Strategies and Brokerage Programs

Legacy Park

Tuscaloosa, AL

Monroe Pavilion

Monroe, GA

The Waites

Birmingham, AL

Prattville Exchange

Prattville, AL

Development with Integrity

Our reputation is our most valuable asset, and our people are empowered to protect it by doing what they know is right.

Rodney Barstein


Beau Young


Emil Gullia, CCIM


Steve Leara

General Counsel

Walter Monroe

Director of Finance

Caleb Davis

Development Manager

Jeff Rouzie

Business Development