Phone: +1 407 896 1956

About Us

About us

UP Development, LLC, a premier retail developer with more than 25 years of experience focused primarily in urban communities in the Southeast and Midwest, is expanding into high growth markets nationwide.Our company is a go-to shop for developers, retailers and financiers, providing creative and unique workout solutions to recapture lost value for lenders and owners. We have a track record of seeing great potential in properties that often are overlooked – projects of community interest and necessity.Scott Fish, principal of UP Development, is noted for saying: “There isn’t a deal that can’t be fixed – you just have to want to fix it.”

UP Development has more than 25 years of experience in design, permitting and development of retail and entertainment centers in high-growth urban markets in Florida and the Southeast. Based in Franklin, Tenn., with offices in Orlando, UP Development has built centers featuring national retailers such as Nordstrom Rack, DICK’s Sporting Goods, Whole Foods Market, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Target, Meijer, Kroger, Publix, Starbucks, Macy’s and Toys “R” Us/Babies “R Us, along with Starwood brand hotels and Darden Restaurants.

  • Portfolio: More than $500 million in total assets; $60 million closed in 2013; $20 million in 2014; encompassing more than 3 million total SF of property. The company’s holdings also include seafood operations and a marina in Key West and citrus in Central Florida.
  • Project partners: UP Development has successfully designed, permitted and developed retail centers anchored by national retailers such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Whole Foods Market, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Target, Meijer, Kroger, Publix, Belk’s and Toys “R” Us/Babies “R” Us, along with hospitality leader Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Projects also include apartments, mixed-use centers and two hotels.

Our Advantage

Finance Procurement

Up Development's has a Financial Management Resource Team dedicated to ensuring equitable investments for our partners. We currently manage several partnership and corporate entities spanning the south east region of the United States.

Location Analysis

We are experts in Location analysis for the development of retail centers; this includes, Econometric Analysis of the local retail market and production of forecasts of retail space demand, supply and rents. Analysis of demographic structure and trends in the center's trade area

Project Management

UP Development's team currently manages a portfolio of nearly one million square feet of retail property, ranging from single tenant and grocery anchored centers to power centers and regional malls. Our staff has the proven capacity to transition even the most challenging retail properties on short notice.

Design & Architecture

Retail design is more than just the furniture. It's about developing an integrated value proposition that delivers an experience and environment where customers are happy to buy your products and services.

meet our team

Scott Fish


Jordan Fish


Woody Trotman