At JDF Development, we are committed to excellence in commercial real estate services. With a focus on development, leasing, property management, fee development, and build to suit projects, we pride ourselves on delivering quality results. Founded in 2006 by Joe Farr, our team is dedicated to our tenants and the communities in which we operate. By working closely with our tenants, we identify sites that enhance their market position, ensuring timely and budget-friendly project completion through our construction expertise and attention to detail. Our solid reputation with tenants, brokers, and communities is a testament to our integrity in all business transactions. We value input from municipalities and citizens, as it plays a vital role in our planning and development strategy. At JDF Development, we believe in growing our business by helping our tenants thrive. Contact us, your trusted commercial real estate developer and management team, for all your needs. Let us assist you in achieving your goals.


Our core strength is in retail real estate development, encompassing leasing, property management, fee development, and tailored build-to-suit projects. Our committed team ensures excellence in every phase, underpinned by meticulous construction knowledge and precision. With a deep understanding of the retail landscape, we position properties for maximum market impact. Our dedication to innovation and sustainability sets us apart in the industry.


We are dedicated to the meticulous oversight and management of commercial real estate assets. Our team of experts works diligently to maximize property value while minimizing operational costs, offering a seamless and profitable experience for property owners. From tenant acquisition and lease administration to facility maintenance and financial reporting, we provide a full spectrum of property management services designed to elevate your commercial real estate investment.

Build to Suit

We excel in ‘Build to Suit’ commercial real estate solutions, adapting each project to fit the unique needs and aspirations of our clients. Understanding that every business has its distinct requirements, our team collaborates closely with clients to design and construct spaces that resonate with their operational needs and brand identity. With our deep industry insights and construction expertise, we ensure that every ‘Build to Suit’ project surpasses expectations, offering both functionality and enduring value. Choose JDF Development for a tailored real estate experience that genuinely aligns with your vision.


We do Fee Development for Commercial Real Estate, offering a tailored approach to property development. Our expertise lies in managing every phase of the development process on behalf of our clients, ensuring that projects are executed with precision and efficiency. By entrusting us with the intricacies of development, our clients can focus on their core business while we bring their real estate vision to life. Partner with us and experience the seamless integration of passion, professionalism, and unparalleled industry knowledge.

The Avenue at Promise Pass

Welcome to “The Avenue at Promise Pass,” JDF Developments’ most recent masterpiece. Finalized in September of 2023, this modern retail center anchored by “Dunkin” and “Tropical Smoothie Cafe” is a total of 10,000 square feet. It features two uniquely designed buildings and is ideally located just east of the popular Leo’s Convenient Store. This Project highlights JDF Developments’ dedication an expertise in contemporary real estate and urban planning.

The Shoppes at Bennett Farms & The Avenue at Bennett Farms

Enhancing the West Carmel scenery along Michigan Rd, JDF Development proudly unveiled ‘The Shoppes at Bennett Farms’ in 2018, followed by ‘The Avenue at Bennett Farms’ in 2021. Collaborating intimately with city planners in Carmel, JDF Development has skillfully crafted a highly functional and contemporary retail center, contributing significantly to the area’s development.

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