Miami, Fla. (January, 2021) – The Allen Morris Company (AMCO), one of the largest diversified real estate firms in the southeast, has named W.A. Spencer Morris Chief Investment Officer (CIO) & Executive Vice President.
Since joining the organization, Morris has advanced the company’s development business as well as established other important lines of business such as AMS Hospitality in addition to the company’s evolving investment management division.
He will continue to oversee AMCO’s investment activities, which total approximately $1.4 billion and include Stabilized Assets of approximately $250 million, projects under construction or in lease-up of approximately $500 million, and approximately $700 million in pipeline opportunities.
In his prior roles with the firm, he has also been overseeing the construction and development teams, while serving on the Board of the Allen Morris Company and AMS Hospitality division.
“This promotion is an acknowledgement of his great achievements as he has successfully built the company’s business while maintaining and elevating The Allen Morris Company’s high standards,” said W. Allen Morris, Chairman & CEO of The Allen Morris Company. “His excellent work has advanced all facets of our development, as well as established other important lines of business.”
Morris also spearheaded predevelopment efforts of the acclaimed Star Metals project in Atlanta, along with assisting with the day-to-day management of the operation
He was previously with The Related Group, where he served as Assistant Project Manager of the 58-story, 1.3 million square foot SLS LUX-Brickell hotel and condominium as well as on other projects.
“I very much look forward to continuing AMCO’s positive trajectory, particularly working with our investors and stakeholders and continue to further new opportunities,” adds Spencer Morris “We are very confident in the diverse capabilities of our team and are excited about both our current and future opportunities.”
Morris received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Spanish from Boston University.
For more information on The Allen Morris Company, please visit www.allenmorris.com
About The Allen Morris Company:
The Allen Morris Company is one of the largest real estate firms in the Southeast U.S., completing their 85th development project and specializing in office buildings, multi-family residential, hotels, mixed-use developments, leasing and brokerage, and property management. The company mission is to inspire, impress, and improve the lives of all they touch. With offices in Miami, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Atlanta, The Allen Morris Company has served its business and investment clients for 62 years. For more information, please visit www.allenmorris.com, or follow us on Instagram at @allenmorrisco or Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheAllenMorrisCompany.
Veronica Villegas Baldwin