Pavilion was founded in 1997. Our history started 60 years before that.

South Africa
Raymond Davies is invited by Les Murdoch to become a partner in L.A. Murdoch Pty. Ltd., leading the successful growth in the business as it becomes a fully diversified construction and development company engaged in high rise residential, industrial, commercial, and public-sector development.
South Africa
Murdoch Davies Pty Ltd. is formed by Raymond Davies, his son Bryan Davies, and Les Murdoch’s son, Doug Murdoch. The company developed many signature developments that remain prominent in Durban to this day.
Bryan Davies develops two Wendy’s restaurants with partners in the U.S.
The Davies family immigrates to the United States.
Bryan Davies forms Chartwell Properties to develop light industrial flex space business centers. Chartwell Properties lands U.S. Customs as an anchor tenant in its Coffee Creek Business Center adjacent to the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
Rich Davies, Bryan’s son and VP of Chartwell Properties takes the lead on the development of the Union County Business Center.
Rich Davies sees opportunity in build-to-suit development for multi-location operating companies and establishes Pavilion Development Company.
We’re proud to put our decades of experience to use exceeding client expectations and strengthening communities with new opportunities, jobs, and experiences.

Pavilion is a place where Cricket players come together during breaks in the match. Out of the elements, players share what they are seeing on the field and brainstorm winning strategies before returning to the field. The Pavilion is a place where players are re-energized and team spirit is nurtured. At Pavilion Development we function in many of the same ways. We operate as a close-knit group that encourages each other and share strategies to best serve our clients.

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