Principal & Executive Vice President
Robert Caplin has over 25 years experience in the commercial real estate industry. Bob joined Next Realty in 2001, following 16 years as a site acquisition specialist with Chicago-based Centrum Properties. During his tenure, Centrum acquired and developed commercial real estate valued in excess of $350 million. Bob’s real estate development experience includes retail, multi-family, parking structures and mixed-use projects. Bob has a proven ability to overcome challenging obstacles through creative deal structuring and has negotiated complex zoning, annexation and contractual issues with both owners and municipalities.
Since joining Next, Bob has spearheaded the growth of the parking division. Bob has overseen the acquisition of a parking-related portfolio valued at over $200 million and totaling over 8,200 parking spaces throughout the United States; properties include freestanding and condominium garages, self-park and valet operations, and off-airport facilities.