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Robert Gould

Vice President
IM Property Investments


An Englishman, with 40 years of experience in Town Center Retail  asset management, investment, development and leasing, Robert moved with his family to the United States in 2007 and established IM Property Investments (USA), part of IM Properties Plc, one of the largest privately owned real estate investment and development companies in the UK.

A Chartered Surveyor, Roberts career has been defined by retail with a focus on Town Centers. He has spent many years in the advisory and consulting business in the UK where his clients included national and international tenants, development companies and institutions.

He now heads IM’s US operations from their Chicago HQ and leads a team of 14. Having funded the development of a 700,000-sf portfolio of 9 Mariano’s supermarkets in Chicago, IM’s current portfolio extends to over $350m of mixed-use development and investment projects. 

The flagship Corners, Town of Brookfield, is a 750,000 sf Town Center overlooking I-94 10 miles West of Milwaukee and comprising 420,000 sf of retail with 244 apartments. Anchored by a Von Maur Department Store, regional grocer Sendiks, a luxury theater Silverspot, a soon to open Improv Comedy Club, Arhaus, LL Bean, Lululemon, and Anthroplogie, the project opened in 2017. Robert is the CEO of the Corners and works closely with all stakeholders. 

About The Corners of Brookfield

The Corners of Brookfield is a 750,000-square-foot premier town center, comprising 420,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 244 luxury apartment homes and parking for more than 1,700 cars. For more information visit or Facebook

About IM Properties

Since IM Properties was founded in 1987, the company has established itself as one of the UK’s largest privately-owned investor developer, with an enviable track record of delivery across all sectors of commercial real estate.

Over the last 20 years alone, IM Properties have developed over 6.5m sq ft of commercial real estate becoming renowned in the industry for the consistent delivery of strategically located, award-winning schemes.

The business has grown to encompass a real estate portfolio valued at circa £900m, producing shareholder returns that consistently outperform the market.

IM Properties operates from a set of embedded values centered around honesty and integrity, we are proud to deliver on our promises. When dealing with IM Properties you deal directly with decision makers, it is this autonomous and integrated approach that results in a streamlined decisiveness across the business.

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