The Keith Corporation (TKC) is a full-service real estate development firm, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Since its founding in 1989, TKC's philosophy has been to cultivate trust and communication, making these the foundation of our client relationships, which range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to start-up companies.  TKC has completed over 300 projects valued at over $2.5 billion in 34 states, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Since joining The Keith Corporation in 1992, TKC's Industrial Development Partner, R. Alan Lewis, has completed over 18,000,000 square feet of distribution and manufacturing facilities. Over the last 25 years, Alan has grown TKC's industrial build-to-suit and business park development platform into one of national distinction.

*HCP buildings will resemble those as shown above.

*HCP buildings will resemble those as shown above.


Prior to founding the Kiel Group in May 2016, Bob Kiel was a Senior Vice President with Liberty Property Trust.  His primary responsibility was to the Lehigh Valley/Central Pennsylvania markets. During his career with Liberty, he also opened and managed markets in Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and Michigan.  In total, his development experience exceeds 50,000,000 square feet of distribution and manufacturing facilities.

Bob, Managing Principal of Kiel Group, has over thirty (30) years of experience in commercial real estate development and leasing with a primary focus on industrial properties.  He has managed entitlements, planning, development and leasing on over 2,500 acres and 225 buildings exceeding 30,000,000 square feet starting from raw land.  Bob has negotiated and executed over 2,300 leases.