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Bill Morris founded Morris Capital Partners in 2010 in order to re-establish a retail real estate acquisition and consulting firm. In his 33-year career, Bill has developed, re-developed or acquired over 3.2M square feet of retail shopping centers, developed over 1M square feet of office/showroom space, acquired over 660K square feet of existing office-tech space, acquired over 2,100 acres of commercial and residential land and has secured over $750M for construction, acquisition and permanent debt financing in the US, raised over $225M in equity and invested in numerous private placements. Since formation, Morris Capital Partners has acquired eleven centers totaling over 1.2M square feet, raised over $55M in equity and secured almost $80M in debt.
Bill was formerly the Chief Acquisition Officer and Senior Partner of Trademark Property Company, where he led the acquisition and re-development of the $164M La Palmera, a 1M square foot, three-anchor, enclosed mall in Corpus Christi, TX, which recently sold for almost $300M. Bill also established Trademark’s Land Investment Division and purchased over 824 acres at a total cost of over $25M for future mixed-use development.
Bill was also the founding partner of Trinity Acquisition and Investments, a retail acquisition and investment firm. During his 7 years as President, Bill acquired over 700K square feet of retail and office-tech space in Texas. All the retail properties were sold in 2006 and 2007 and met or exceeded the original projections.
Bill became passionate with commercial real estate in high school where he worked on the redevelopment of Downtown Fort Worth and Sundance Square and was able to witness the early evolution of The Bass Family’s vision.
Bill is involved in several charitable organizations and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Center and holds a Texas Real Estate license. Bill holds an M.B.A from Texas Christian University and a B.B.A from Southern Methodist University. Bill, his wife Tyler and their 2 children reside in Weatherford, TX.
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