Oxford Development

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Oxford Development Company
Industry Real estate
Founded 1963
Founder Edward J. "Eddie" Lewis
Headquarters Oxford Centre
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Key people

Anne Lewis
Board Chair
Steven J. Guy
President and CEO
Stephen J. Nicotra
VP of Finance & CFO
R. Scott Pollock
VP of Development
George E. Whalen
VP of Property Management
Scott Bergstein
VP Realty Services
Brian M. Albert
VP and General Counsel
Grant B. Mason, Esq.
VP of Community Relations
Laurence R. Castonguay
VP of Acquisitions and Investments
Website www.oxforddevelopment.com

Oxford Development Company is a real estate firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania providing real estate development, asset/property management, brokerage services, investment advisory services, and business operations. The company has long been a family-held company. Oxford has started to focus on its fee-for-service businesses, such as property management and disposition services, build-to-suit development services, and property leasing and brokerage services, which now form the core of the corporation.

Oxford is one of the largest Pennsylvania-based real estate firms; it has developed a portfolio of nearly 100,000,000 square feet (9,300,000 m2) of commercial properties in various parts of the United States, including urban and suburban office buildings, malls and retail centers, hotels, luxury resorts, condominiums, hospitals and medical satellite facilities, professional sports arenas, health/fitness centers, apartment complexes, exhibition centers, government complexes, distribution centers, high technology data centers, and airport retail facilities. In 2013 it was listed as the 2nd largest commercial property manager in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area with 11,492,847 gross square feet of leaseable space[1] after CBRE Group and ahead of the RIDC.

Subsidiaries of the company include:

  • Oxford Real Estate Advisors (OREA), an SEC certified institutional investment advisory firm that develops and acquires properties throughout the United States for public and private corporations, financial institutions, and government pensions through its co-mingled real estate fund, The Oxford Fund;
  • Oxford Realty Services, a commercial real estate brokerage firm and the largest such firm in Western Pennsylvania;
  • Bakewell Corporation, a parking facility investment and management company, whose portfolio consists of garages and surface lots in urban areas, primarily in Central Business District markets.

Oxford Development Company is the flagship tenant of the Pittsburgh skyscraper, One Oxford Centre, a property owned and developed by the company.