Charles Townsend

Anchor Cleveland - Charlie Townsend

Charles Townsend – Principal


An industry leader in brokerage and development, Charles Townsend is a Founding Partner of Anchor Associates and Anchor Cleveland.

With more than 30 years of retail real estate experience, Charles Townsend has developed a unique combination of skills as a broker, developer, and business leader. As a tenant representative, he has been responsible for leasing multiple locations throughout the Midwest for nationally known retailers such as Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Lowe's, Dick's Sporting Goods, PetSmart, Old Navy, and many others.

He has also been involved in the development of more than a million square feet of retail projects, including power centers in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, as well as single-tenant development for retailers such as Walgreens, Mattress Firm, and AT&T.

Under Charles’s leadership, Anchor Associates and its affiliates have evolved into a multi-faceted organization offering a wide range of retail real estate services including tenant and owner representation, property disposition, investment property representation, and comprehensive development services. A graduate of the University of Louisville, Charles is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Professional Affiliations

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

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