Barton Hunter serves as SVP, Head of Development & Construction for InLight Real Estate Partners, LLC (“IREP”), with a focus on sourcing of acquisitions and development opportunities around the country.
Prior to joining the firm, Barton served as the Founder and Principal of Vision Street, LLC, a private real estate and development advisory firm focused on commercial and industrial development throughout the United States. He has over 28 years’ experience in real estate acquisitions and development and a reputation as a visionary, known for identifying acquisition opportunities, envisioning the possibilities, acquiring land and creating development and redevelopment opportunities.
Barton, has a breadth and depth of knowledge that has made him a trusted advisor in the acquisitions and development for many companies and allowed him to be a part of over 3.5 million square feet and over $1.5 billion dollars of development transactions. Through Vision Street, Barton worked closely with developers, investors and clients (Majestic Realty, Peterson Companies, DeBartolo Development and others) in formulating and implementing growth strategies for future commercial and industrial development opportunities. He advised clients on market and site location analysis, site acquisitions and various aspects of planning, concept design, entitlements and development for new and value-added opportunities.
Prior to founding Vision Street, Barton was Vice President of Real Estate and Acquisitions for Tanger Factory Outlets. Throughout his tenure, he was a partner in LandWorks, LLC, and held positions with Village Properties and Simon Property Group, Inc.
Barton is a native of Connecticut and studied at Thames Valley College and the University of Connecticut with a focus on civil engineering and business. Barton resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with his wife and son.