David Sours

Senior Vice President | National Food Facilities Group

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2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas , TX 75201

As an integral member of the CBRE National Food Facilities Group, David Sours offers real estate expertise specific to the food processing, manufacturing, and distribution sectors. Working with some of the largest companies across the food industry as well as smaller companies globally, David and his partners, Kevin Kelly and Lucy Durbin, provide portfolio optimization for clients through their extensive understanding of the real estate market and the intricate requirements unique to food companies.

David offers extensive transactional and consulting experience in representing tenants and owners of cold and dry food facilities through sales dispositions, leasing, and tenant representation assignments. Through his exclusive dedication to the food sector, David delivers an intricate understanding of the critical role real estate plays in the effective operation of food companies.

Education

  • University of Iowa, Bachelor of Arts

Expertise

  • Site selection and acquisition services for the occupiers of food manufacturing, cold storage, and food distribution buildings
  • Dispositions and sale-leasebacks of highly specialized industrial food facilities
  • Facility repositioning of large, industrial manufacturing and distribution centers, often from single tenant user-owned assets to multi-tenant, investor-owned assets
  • Strategic real estate portfolio positioning, based on food industry trends
  • Comprehensive national presence and network
  • Industry leading track record of success proven by volume of repeat business
  • Consistency of service delivery across local, regional and national markets

Facility Types

  • Food Processing Plants
  • Tri-temp Distribution Centers
  • Public Refrigerated Warehouses
  • USDA Processing
  • Beverage Plants
  • Canneries
  • Dairies
  • Bulk Distribution Centers

Primary Project Types

  • Cold Storage
  • Food Distribution
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Tenant Rep & Leasing
  • Investment Sales & Sale Leasebacks

Professional Accreditations / Affiliations

  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker
  • D CEO Commercial Real Estate Awards - Best Commercial Property Sale Award Finalist, 2021
  • D CEO Commercial Real Estate Awards - Best Industrial Project Award Finalist, 2014
  • D CEO Power Broker 2013, 2016
  • Toastmasters International, Member
  • Carter BloodCare, Regular Donor
  • Food Logistics Magazine - Rock Stars of the Supply Chain Winner