Daniel J. Holland
President & CEO
Daniel J. Holland is President & CEO of Epic Real Estate Partners. A veteran of more than 38 years in the real estate industry, Mr. Holland most recently served as President of NewQuest-Epic Investments, a joint venture between NewQuest Properties and EPIC. Under the NewQuest-EPIC banner, EPIC partnered with a large private equity firm and purchased $245 million in value-add retail centers nationwide from 2012 through 2014.
Prior to forming EPIC, Mr. Holland served as Managing Director of Acquisitions for Kimco Realty Corporation, the largest open-air shopping center REIT in the nation, where he specialized in acquiring grocery-anchored and power center projects for the company’s southeast regions.
Prior to working for Kimco, Mr. Holland was part of the executive team at Weingarten Realty Investors, where he spent nearly ten years as Vice President and Regional Director of Acquisitions. While at Weingarten, Mr. Holland was responsible for nearly $1 billion worth of acquisitions and development for the company, and acted as Weingarten’s principal contact with Target Corporation, earning him praise for sourcing and developing more than two million square feet of Target-anchored developments and expansions throughout Louisiana and Tennessee.
Prior to joining Weingarten, Mr. Holland was a senior vice president in the Investments Division of the Houston office of Grubb & Ellis Company, a global real estate advisory firm, specializing in the sales of retail centers ranging in size from small strip centers to institutional-grade power centers throughout southeast Texas, as well as assisting national retail tenants with surplus property disposition and user site selection. While at Grubb & Ellis, Mr. Holland repeatedly garnered honors as a Top Ten Producer.
Mr. Holland began his real estate career in 1979 as a land sale and syndication specialist with Vallone and Associates, a prominent Houston-based independent real estate firm, where he rose to Senior Vice President over a nine year career.
Mr. Holland is a graduate of the University of Texas where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.