Grounded in a tradition of honesty and integrity, Watkins consistently meets communities' needs by developing and managing retail centers that fit the dynamics of specific markets throughout the Southeast.

Known for creating community destinations with strong positioning and visibility, it's our integrity, responsiveness, knowledge, and commitment that position the firm as an industry leader.


From initial negotiations through grand opening, Watkins builds honest relationships and delivers reliable services in development, leasing, marketing, asset and property management and brokerage.


Our experienced team fully understands the markets we serve and aligns retailers, restaurants, entertainment venues and service providers that will support the needs and desires of each community.


Watkins’ retail centers attain superior results because we consistently focus on the details and provide timely responses to merchants.


Watkins is committed to delivering excellent service to retailers and convenient experiences for consumers.

We are smart. We are community. We are relationships.

Georgia Properties


Eagles Corner Shopping Center

SEQ Old Register Rd & Veterans Memorial Pky
Statesboro, Bulloch County, GA

Contact: Bob Peck (407) 898-0117


Mulberry Village

831 Auburn Rd (Hwy 324) at Fence Rd
Dacula, Gwinnett County, GA 30019

Contact: Angie Akins (678) 725-1514


Parkway Village

5370 Campbellton Fairburn Road at S Fulton Pky
Fairburn, Fulton County, GA 30213

Contact: Angie Akins (678) 725-1514

Holland Point

4108 Hamilton Mill Rd at Bogan Rd
Buford, Gwinnett County, GA 30519

Florida Properties


Publix at Lake Juliana

775-895 FL-559
Auburndale, Polk County, FL 33823

Contact: Janet Galvin-Archon (407) 278-5535 x404

Lakeland, FL - Land

Gresham Farms
County Line Rd & Pipkin Rd
Lakeland, Polk County, FL 33567

Lakeland, FL - Outparcels

4050 Clubhouse Rd (Highland City Plaza)
Lakeland, Polk County, FL 33812
Bartow Road S US 98 (Highland City Plaza)
Lakeland, Polk County, FL 33812


O’Reilly Auto Parts

4950 Dave Robbins Way at US Hwy 98
Lakeland, Polk County, FL 33812

Contact: Bob Peck (407) 898-0117

Alabama Properties

The Shops at Pine Grove

7129 Wall Triana Hwy at Pine Grove Rd
Madison, Madison County, AL 35757

Publix at Bristol Park

13556-13588 Alabama Hwy 69 at Mitt Lary Rd
Northport, Tuscaloosa County, AL 35475


The Pinnacle at Providence

1660 Old Monrovia Rd at Johns Rd
Huntsville, Madison County, AL 35806

Tennessee Properties

Slim Chickens

Slim Chickens

218 E Main St
Hendersonville, Sumner County, TN 37075
4161 N Mt Juliet Rd
Mount Juliet, Wilson County, TN 37122

Lee Village

Smyrna, TN - Outparcel

The Shops of Lee Village
Lee Victory Pky & Almaville Rd

Smyrna, Rutherford County, TN 37167

Acres/Zoning: 1.33 acre Outparcel/Commercial

Contact: Lee Freeman (404) 920-5079



1714 Lee Victory Pky
Smyrna, Rutherford County, TN 37167

Publix SuperMarkets, Inc.

Watkins has been the lead developer on dozens of Publix anchored shopping centers located throughout the southeast. The Watkins team invests copious hours into design elements, articulation and uses a common sense approach in maximizing the value of each shopping center development. Their projects are always well leased and aesthetically pleasing. Watkins has been an appreciated partner with Publix. They too are a service oriented company that treats their clients as customers.

– Jeff Chamberlain,  Vice President of Real Estate, Publix SuperMarkets, Inc.