President and CEO
Mr. Davies started Pavilion Development Company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1997, and has successfully developed properties in many states across the country, primarily for leading national retail and service companies.
Mr. Davies is a third generation commercial property developer. The family business in Durban, South Africa, Murdoch Davies PTY (Ltd) was a fully diversified construction and development company. Prior to starting Pavilion, Mr. Davies was an executive and principal in Chartwell Properties, Inc.; a Charlotte, N.C. based family owned and operated commercial property development company. Chartwell Properties developed seven business centers in the Carolinas, including the 500,000 square foot Coffey Creek Business Center near Charlotte Douglas International Airport that is home to the United States Customs Department and the Greenville Business Center that is home to the United States Department of Immigration and Naturalization.
Mr. Davies earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Clemson University and completed Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) training in Commercial Real Estate Investment Analysis and Market Analysis. Mr. Davies is a licensed North Carolina real estate broker, and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Mr. Davies has served on the Board of the Novant Foundation-Presbyterian Medical Center since 2009. A 2017 recipient of the Clemson University Distinguished Service Award, Davies is also a current member of the Clemson University Trevillian Cabinet for the College of Business and Behavioral Science, served on the Executive Committee of the university’s “Will to Lead” Campaign, the Football Committee and the Athletic Director’s Advisory Council. Davies also serves as President of the All-In Team Foundation founded by Dabo & Kathleen Swinney and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Guy Harvey Ocean Research Foundation. Davies is a past Chair of the Mecklenburg County Board of Advisors for Easter Seals, past member of the Board of Trustees of Charlotte Latin School and the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte.