started Strategic Equity & Investments in 2004. Prior to that he
was a developer and Vice President for Realty Capital Corporation of
Colleyville, Texas. During that time, he oversaw all aspects of
commercial development including site acquisition, financing,
construction, leasing and disposition of projects totaling over
$50,000,000 in value. He is an instructor in the University
of Texas at Arlington's Finance and Real Estate Department and in 2015
was given the Outstanding Lecturer Award by the College of Business in
addition to being nominated for the Provost's Award for Teaching
Excellence. In addition to managing SEI, he also provides development consultation services for land
He holds a Master of Science in Real Estate
degree from the University of
Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas and a Bachelor of Science
degree from Valparaiso University in
Valparaiso, Indiana, majoring in Biology and Chemistry. He is licensed
as a real estate broker in the State of Texas.
He lives in Colleyville, Texas with his wife
Kristi, their three children and Cowboy, the goofy Australian Shepherd.
Additional personal information can be found
Below are examples of previous projects.
Cross Creek Center: Strategic Equity and
Investments purchased 4.5 acres of undeveloped land near the
intersection of SE Green Oaks Boulevard and New York Avenue in
Arlington, Texas. In addition to selling pad sites to Dollar
General and O'Reilly Auto Parts, a 17,000 square foot strip center was
constructed. The shopping center has been sold providing a return
multiple of approximately 150%. Please
here for information on the remaining pad site.
Old Main Street: Steve Isbell worked as
the developer on the purchase and renovation of the 36,000 square foot North Main Street
Shopping Center on Main Street in Grapevine, Texas. The
architect on the project was
Khiet Nguyen with
CNK Associates of Grand Prairie, Texas. When the project sold, it provided a
20% IRR to its equity investors. Click
here to see a before and after picture (pdf). An RCC
Parkway Vista: Located on Plano Parkway near the intersection of
Preston Road, Parkway Vista is a 34,000 square foot professional office
building. The architect on the project was Robert Garza with RPGA of
Fort Worth, Texas. An RCC development.