Justin Latone is the Senior Vice President of Leasing for SJ Collins Enterprises. He joined the company in 2016, bringing with him over eight years of experience as a Senior Leasing Director for Weingarten Realty. Currently, he and his team are responsible for leasing thirteen ground up specialty grocery anchored and mixed-use projects throughout the Southeast, Mid Atlantic, and Florida regions, equating to approximately 1.6 million square feet of retail and office space.
His primary responsibilities currently include managing third party leasing brokers as well as direct leasing assignments. In both scenarios, sourcing prospective tenants for appropriate tenant mix placement, and negotiating and finalizing both Letters of Intents and Leases, are his specialty. Justin has nearly eleven years of retail leasing experience working with national and regional operators and has excelled at generating interest and finalizing deals. While at SJ Collins, annual leasing production for Justin and his team has consistently been over 500,000 sf.
Over the course of his career, he has consistently produced new leases at a high level. His experience includes finalizing leases with national and regional tenants including examples such as Whole Foods, Lowes Foods, Panera Bread, Carters & Osh Kosh, Bassett Furniture, Party City, Petco, ULTA, Fox Restaurants, Massage Envy, LA Fitness, Starbucks, Lane Bryant, Staples, Orange Theory Fitness, Burtons Grill, several regional and national banking branches (both inline and freestanding), First Watch, Mattress Firm, Pier 1 Imports, Ethan Allen, all cell phone providers, several various QSR ground leases, and Salon Lofts and Sola Salons.