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1080 Morrison Drive
Suite 140
Charleston, SC 29403

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Joseph Purze serves as Senior Associate with CBRE’s Advisory and Transaction Services in the Charleston market, specializing in retail properties.

Joe focuses on the leasing, acquisition and disposition of retail and investment properties to create value for property owners and occupiers. A dedicated expert in retail, he has an unparalleled ability to leverage data and consumer insight to interpret market trends and drive tangible results.

Joe builds advantage by delivering innovative solutions to his local, regional and national retail clients with superior service and flawless execution.

Prior to joining CBRE, Joe worked as a commercial real estate broker in St. Louis Missouri, with experience in office, retail, land and industrial properties. He has leased retail space to a wide range of clients, from national credit tenants to local tenants.


  • University of Missouri; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance and Real Estate

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • National Association of Realtors – Member
  • Charleston Trident Association of Realtors – Commercial Investment Division (CID)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – Member

Significant Listing Assignments and Experience


  • Luxury Hotel With 43,000 SF of High-End Luxury Retail
  • Retailers: Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Tommy Bahama, Johnnie O, White House Black Market, St. John, Chicos, Kate Spade, Peserico, SEWE


  • Luxury Hotel with 14,000 SF of High-End Luxury Retail


  • High-End Mixed-Use Portfolio with 12,000 SF of Retail and 36 apartments
  • Retailers: Rag + Bone, Alice + Olivia

Partial Tenant Client List

  • 5.11 Tactical
  • ATI Physical Therapy
  • AutoNation
  • Big Bad Breakfast
  • BB&T
  • Boot Barn
  • BrightSpring Health Services
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Charter Communications
  • Clutch Coffee
  • Discount Tire
  • 02 Fitness
  • F45
  • Insomnia Cookies
  • K1 Speed
  • KFC
  • L'Oreal
  • Panda Express
  • Pedego Electric Bikes
  • PrimoHoagies
  • Restaurant Brands International (RBI)
  • Sonic Automotive
  • Steel City Pizza
  • Teak + Table Outdoor
  • US Foods - Chef Store
  • World Finance

Partial LLD Client List

  • Burroughs and Chapin
  • Beemok Hospitality Collection
  • Cameron Property Group
  • Cameron Management Company
  • Charleston ENT
  • RCB Development
  • Grove Property Fund
  • Tanger Outlets
  • Tamsberg Properties