In 1978, Hawkins Companies, formed and led by Gary Hawkins, began developing commercial real estate with a primary focus on retail shopping center development. From its inception, Hawkins Companies has been a full-service real estate firm servicing its clients through in-house staff. Due to its size, structure, financial resources and experienced staff, Hawkins Companies’ clients secure the best locations, rely upon quality construction and enjoy well managed properties so they are free to focus on the successful operation of their business.
To date, Hawkins Companies has developed 229 retail projects in 23 states in excess of 9.5 Million square feet. It currently owns and manages over 3.3 Million square feet of retained commercial property. Hawkins Companies has acquired sites and constructed and/or developed improvements for, and/or leased property to, over 400 different national, regional and local clients. Through its brokerage company, Hawkins-Cannariato, and its leasing department, Hawkins Companies has leased and/or sold property for over 200 clients.
Hawkins Companies understands that its long-term success is in large measure predicated upon the continued success of its clients. Over the years, Hawkins Companies has provided the highest level of professional service to its clients by adhering to 7 key principles: integrity, communication, liquidity, growth, participation, profit and fun.
Total Projects Completed: 229
Total Square Feet Developed: 9,522,211
Total Square Feet Retained: 3,301,275