Scott Kend Joins Combined Properties

Combined Properties, Incorporated is pleased to announce that Scott Kend has joined the company as Senior Director of Development & Acquisitions. He will be leading Combined’s efforts to acquire new value-add retail shopping centers and mixed-use development projects on the West Coast. He will also be responsible for redeveloping portions of Combined’s extensive portfolio of retail centers in the Southern California region, as well as working on its mixed-use developments. Kend’s hire signals an exciting time for Combined as the company is actively engaged in growth initiatives in the Southern California region, mirroring its east coast strategy of acquisition and development.

Mr. Kend began his real estate career at Canyon Capital Realty Advisors, an institutional real estate investor located in Los Angeles, California. Subsequently, he held roles at Standard Management Company, a family office focused on owning and operating a portfolio of retail and multifamily assets, and DTM Capital Partners, an investor in Southern California’s distressed single family residential market.

“Our firm is extremely focused on growth and has recently launched an aggressive development strategy,” said Katherine D. Roberson, President and CEO. “Scott will be an integral part of our development team focused on opportunities in Southern California. His background and skills will be an asset to our program, and he will be instrumental in our efforts through-out the region,” said Roberson.

Mr. Kend holds a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he was designated a Carter Fellow. He was a United States Fulbright Scholar in Mexico City, Mexico.

Firm Background
Combined Properties, Incorporated is a full-service real estate firm headquartered in Washington, DC with an office in Beverly Hills, CA. Founded in 1984, Combined Properties has consistently been ranked as one of the top private owners of retail centers in the Washington metropolitan area. With a portfolio comprised of 5 million square feet and a $750 million development pipeline, the firm is now branching out from its concentration in retail real estate by applying its multidisciplinary expertise in the areas of development, asset management, leasing, and finance, to developing innovative residential mixed-use properties.

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