Joe founded JDF Development in 2006 with the development of Logansport Commons.  During his 14 year career in the retail real estate industry, Joe has handled all aspects of development and leasing of retail properties.

Joe has negotiated more than 250 sale and lease transactions totaling over 1.25 Million square feet, and valued at over $52 Million.  He has developed more than 10 retail projects totaling over 1 Million square feet and valued at over $50 Million.   For all of Joe’s developments, he was responsible for site selection, land contract negotiation, plan submittal, permitting, bidding, construction, marketing, leasing, and property management.

Joe studied business and marketing at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis and furthered his education working hands on for Simon Property Group and Sandor Development Company.