Who we are

Tailwinds Development, LLC is a full service real estate company committed to providing quality developments throughout the southeast United States for national and regional retail clients.

 We work to create properties that are well positioned, attractive, financially sound, and inclusive of green planning and development.  For many of those properties, we offer integrated leasing and management services to enhance and add value to the projects we undertake.  

Our team is made up of highly talented individuals with experience in development, acquisitions, brokerage, leasing, property management and tenant representation.  We provide the highest quality projects by assembling and managing talented and dynamic development teams in each of the markets we serve.  Whether you are looking for a new location, expanding into new markets or have property that needs to be developed, Tailwinds can help.  We look forward to assisting your company or community with all of your real estate development needs.

Why work with Us


Our company has over 45 years of commercial real estate development experience.

Success of every commercial real estate development project depends on the strictest attention to detail. We pride ourselves on being able to manage those details during every phase of the project.


We have extensive experience in leasing retail, office, restaurant and industrial properties.

Our extensive experience with both sides of the transaction gives us added insight in negotiating transactions that work for both landlords and tenants. We are ready to put that experience to work for you.


We are a client-focused company, dedicated to providing a level of service that truly sets us apart.

Whether you’re seeking help in acquisition, disposition, lease, investments, development, or property management services, our goal is to become your trusted go-to source for all your commercial real estate needs.

Our team

James T. Gendreau

phone: 407-620-2106


Stephen T. Infantino

Senior Vice President
Leasing & Acquisitions
phone: 407-721-6051


Vice President
phone: 321-277-9635



Office Manager



Robert J. Malm

Phone: 352-422-5937