Hugh D. Robinson

By admin May 16, 2017

Hugh Robinson has over 40 years of experience in commercial real estate concentrating on acquisitions, securing economic development incentives and anchor tenant leasing. He is executive vice president-acquisitions and a shareholder of Tri-Land Holdings, the company that owns Tri-Land Properties, Inc. and its affiliates.

Since 1979, Mr. Robinson has been responsible for acquiring 32 shopping centers totaling $233,500,000 and 5,403,000 square feet. He has significant background and expertise in securing government entitlements, including $45,000,000 for 12 shopping centers Tri-Land has or is in the process of repositioning. In addition, Mr. Robinson has negotiated new leases, lease modifications or land sales with national and regional retail chains such as: Price Chopper (New York), Price Chopper (Kansas City), Kroger (Indianapolis and Atlanta), Marsh (Indianapolis), Cub Foods (Minneapolis), Dominick’s (Chicago), Target (St. Louis), Kohl’s (Indianapolis), Walgreens (Overland Park, KS) and Burlington Coat Factory (Merrillville, IN) with respect to stores totaling approximately 1.3 million square feet.

Prior to joining Tri-Land Properties, Inc., Mr. Robinson’s career included positions as a seven-state regional real estate manager for Walgreens Drug Stores and a store location manager with both Loblaw Food Stores (Toronto) and National Supermarkets, a subsidiary of Loblaw Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  During Mr. Robinson’s National Supermarket tenure, he was promoted in the real estate development department to store location manager.  In that capacity, he evaluated entire markets such as New Orleans, Denver, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Chicago; and identified and evaluated individual locations in those markets to assist National Supermarkets with its expansion plans.  As store location manager at Loblaw Companies, Mr. Robinson was responsible for new store locations and store repositioning in the City of Toronto.

Mr. Robinson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Illinois and is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois and Indiana.