Independent Development Advisor
Alex Liftis began advising Sudberry Properties in 2017. The company is utilizing Alex’s development expertise, in-depth market knowledge and strategic leadership skills in a variety of capacities. Taking a directing role in the final phase of an over 825,000-square-foot mixed-use town center known as The Watermark, Alex is leading the team through leasing oversight, final design, permitting, construction, and opening which is currently projected for the fall of 2020. Prior to joining Sudberry, Alex served as a senior executive for major investors such as Caruso Affiliated, General Growth and Terramar Retail Centers. He was instrumental in leading a team of professionals in leasing, development, construction and finance of successful properties including Marina Waterside, The Americana at Brand, Alderwood Mall and the acquisition of PDC centers. The Americana at Brand was a major mixed-use development involving the Redevelopment Agency for the City of Glendale, California. As the senior development executive, Alex negotiated agreements with the Redevelopment Agency and the City of Glendale, oversaw the entitlement process and managed the project team through all phases of planning, financial analysis, design, bidding, leasing and construction. Additionally, Alex participated in developing a winning strategy for public referendum and a legal challenge to initiate the development. Alex is an active and long-time member of ICSC.