With an early foundation in automotive retailing through family dealership businesses, Jim applied industry knowledge in commercial real estate investment and development at the local and national level. Jim has deep and varied experience in high impact automotive real estate developments. Jim currently serves as Principal at MULLIN360, LLC in Scottsdale Arizona, specializing in Automotive Retail Real Estate development services for over 30 years to national, international and public companies.
As the past President of Staubach AutoGroup, a national firm based in Dallas TX, Jim created the go-to national automotive real estate services firm for auto park development, site selection, auto real estate brokerage, dealership construction, automotive site research, and dealership finance. Jim was also one of the three co-founders of an automotive sale lease back finance company, AutoStar, in partnership with iStar (NYSE) which created and held a $1.6 billion portfolio of sale-lease-back automotive retail facilities within the US.
As the only automotive commercial real estate member of National J. D. Power International Roundtable for 11 years, Jim was the top resource for national automotive real estate topics for industry publications and speaking engagements. Jim’s consulting projects span through out the US, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and China. Throughout his career, Jim has been involved in over 1,200 automotive retail locations throughout the US and over 40 automotive developments.