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Phase 3 Real Estate Partners (P3RE)


Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Development, Investment Management, Research & Strategy


Neil Fox serves as a Chief Executive Officer for P3RE. He has invested in commercial real estate and the life sciences industry for more than 30 years. Having joined CB Richard Ellis in 1985, Neil quickly established himself as one of the preeminent brokers in Research and Development and Life Science/Bio-Tech, specializing in both landlord and tenant representation in the Torrey Pines, University Town Center, Sorrento Valley, and Sorrento Mesa markets within San Diego. In 1993, Neil became a co-founding member of the CB Life Sciences Group, a group which has since risen to national prominence in this niche industry. With approximately 50 members by 2015, this group has representatives in all of the biotechnology centers around the United States and in international markets. During his tenure at CB, Neil amassed an intimate knowledge of the biotechnology industry and the associated real estate requirements for research facilities, which served as the foundation from which he launched his development career. Neil began a joint venture with Nexus Properties, Inc. of San Diego in 1997 to develop properties around the country, completing seven projects in San Diego, Seattle and Boston life science markets. In 2000, Neil founded his own independent development company, Phase 3 Properties, Inc. to continue the success that was achieved with Nexus Properties, Inc. Since the inception of Phase 3, he has independently completed development of over 18 properties. Since inception, Phase 3 has developed over 980,000 SF of industrial space, 715 acres of land, and over 500,000 SF of hi-tech/life science/bio-tech space. Neil obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California and has a California Real Estate License. He resides in Del Mar, California with his wife and daughter.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation