Chris Palmer



With over a decade of wide-ranging industry experience, Chris is a seasoned commercial real estate broker with SVN Southland Commercial. Chris has established an impressive track record and reputation for outstanding knowledge, expertise, & service on behalf of his clients.

In addition to his role at SVN Southland, Chris is also the President of Granger Development, an independent real estate investment and development company. Chris is responsible for the sourcing of investment and development opportunities for the company in addition to the oversight and coordination of all acquisitions/dispositions, leasing, due diligence, design, permitting, and construction of the company’s projects. Since 2012 Chris has taken a leading role in the development and redevelopment of multiple retail and office properties in addition to Granger Development’s first self-storage project.

Chris is an active member of both the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Self-Storage Association, and NAIOP, where he is past-president of the Northwest Florida chapter and a current board member of NAIOP Florida.


Florida State University
-B.S. – Finance
-B.S. – Real Estate
-Minor – Economics

Organizational Involvement:
NAIOP Northwest Florida Chapter – Member (2011-Present), Board of Directors (2013-Present), Developing Leader Chair (2013), Membership Co-Chair (2014), Secretary (2015-Present)
International Council of Shopping Centers – Member (2014-Present)
Seville Rotary Club – Member (2012-Present)
Pensacola Sports Association – Member (2012-Present)

NAIOP Northwest Florida – Developing Leader of the Year (2012, 2015)
NAIOP Northwest Florida – Brokerage Deal of the Year (2012, 2015)
InWeekly – Rising Star (2015)