Founded in Jupiter, Florida, City Center Development Group is a family-owned, privately held commercial real estate developer of master planned mixed-use projects across the state of Florida.
Led by President Craig Govan, a native of Clearwater, the company has successfully served as Master Developer or collaborated in joint ventures with a co-developer on more than a million square feet of commercial development.
Govan has collaborated in successful Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) with municipalities to help develop public land assets, most recently with the City of Apopka on 35 acres that is now under construction for "Apopka City Center" (pictured above), intended as a new urban core for the growing community northwest of Orlando.
Govan has more than 35 years of successful experience coordinating and sourcing equity from a global pool of high-net worth private investors to help fund large commercial development projects like the downtown Clearwater sites.
Govan is well-practiced at partnering with municipalities and local agencies on the long-term development of large land assets to ensure that their development provides sustainable growth for the entire community.
With a proven track record of commercial real estate investment results spanning more than three decades, City Center Development Group delivers above-average returns year over year for its investors.
Craig Govan has more than 35 years of career experience developing and building master-planned commercial developments, including business parks and mixed-use community hubs with residential components.
He also specializes in complex land entitlement projects that require a comprehensive knowledge of local, county and state governmental regulations.
Craig has completed projects throughout the southeastern United States, grew up in Clearwater and attended both Clearwater and Pinellas Park high schools.
University of Florida, B.A. from the School of Building Construction, 1985
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MSRED, 1994
"Class-A" General Contractor and Licensed Real Estate Broker in Florida since 1986