Press Release

The Sembler Company Welcomes Dakota Rockwell and Jeffrey Graham

PETERSBURG, FL – (February 4, 2019) – The Sembler Company recently added Dakota Rockwell and Jeffrey Graham to its team based out of company headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL

“With a portfolio of 10 million square feet and a robust development and acquisition pipeline throughout the southeast U.S., we are grateful to add their experience and expertise to the team,” said Sembler CEO Ron Wheeler. “Not only are Dakota and Jeff experienced pros, but we think they’ll fit right in with our close-knit team.”

Dakota Rockwell will serve as a Property Manager. He comes to Sembler from PDQ Restaurants, where he served as Development Manager managing PDQ developments nationwide, including engineering new restaurant prototypes to reduce building costs and executing store refresh programs. He also has experience as a Senior Development Manager at Blackrock Development Holdings, where he sourced investment opportunities and managed a $200-million portfolio for the private real estate investment and development firm.

Jeffrey Graham will serve as Tenant Coordinator and Construction Manager at Sembler. A licensed contractor, Graham has been investing in, renovating, remodeling, and managing properties and projects in Massachusetts and Florida for more than 15 years. Graham comes to Sembler from S & W Kitchens in Tampa, where he was Lead Construction Coordinator, and previously from Urban Property Management in Boston, a company that offers construction services to more than 60 multi-use high-rise properties with national retail tenants.

About Sembler:

The Sembler Company is celebrating nearly 55 years of creating retail real estate value. Sembler provides a full array of retail real estate services, including development and redevelopment, acquisition, property and asset management, leasing and other related services throughout the Southeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Sembler has developed more than 350 projects totaling 27 million square feet and currently leases and manages 10 million square feet. For more information, please visit

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