Debartolo Development, LLC

Debartolo Development, LLC

Tampa, FL

Founded in 1944

The DeBartolo name has been an icon in the real estate industry for more than seven decades. Since the beginning, when legendary entrepreneur Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr. pioneered the first shopping mall concept, our legacy has been synonymous with success. From shopping malls to Super Bowls, we’ve combined innovation and dedication to make every venture extraordinary, successfully investing in 166 assets with approximate value of $5 billion since 2003.


Today, DeBartolo Development invests in real estate assets of all sizes, specializing in opportunistic acquisitions and market-driven, ground-up development of multifamily, hospitality, industrial, retail and mixed-use projects throughout the United States. DeBartolo Development brings a systematic value-added approach to each aspect in the investment and development cycle. From sourcing opportunities and financing to the final phases of management and ultimate disposition of the assets. Whether the project is a ground-up development or a value-add property, DeBartolo Development combines over 70 years of wisdom and experience with world-class real estate industry professionals to cover every discipline and ensure efficient execution through all phases of development.


DeBartolo believes that the retail real estate industry is not just knowing where and what to build, but also about creating and developing long-term positive relationships with the people behind the bricks and mortar. Our commitment to these relationships has resulted in long term partners, numerous referrals and the team’s continued success.