Adam Schwegman is a seasoned leasing strategist with significant experience in the culinary, entertainment and hospitality industries. Adam joined NAP in 2019 as partner and senior vice president of retail leasing. In this role, he is leading NAP’s leasing team focusing on an experiential merchandise mix at each of NAP Atlanta’s projects, including Avalon in Alpharetta, Ga.; Colony Square in Midtown Atlanta, Ga.; High Street in Dunwoody, Ga.; Revel in Gwinnett County, Ga.; and Riverton in Sayreville, NJ.
Throughout his career, Adam has worked with some of the country’s premier mixed-use and open-air destinations. Prior to joining NAP, Schwegman served as senior vice president for Brookfield Properties (formerly GGP), where he launched Eat/Drink, a national team responsible for all food and beverage deals across the country. Under his leadership, he expanded Brookfield’s food and beverage within the portfolio from 6% to 13% with over $2 billion in annual sales. He also conceptualized several food halls, including Flagship Commons and District at Oakbrook.
Adam has lived in Atlanta for 18 years. He was first introduced to the hospitality industry through work at several upscale restaurants in high school and college. After college, he worked as a real estate associate for Bank of America, a senior associate at Robert Charles Lesser & Co., LLC and as a senior leasing representative at Cousins Properties, where he was responsible for leasing Emory Point, Terminus and The Avenues, among others. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration, finance and real estate from the University of Tennessee.
In addition to his career, Adam is involved in several professional development organizations. He is a graduate from Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leadership Inaugural class and Buckhead Business Association’s Leadership Buckhead. Adam is very active within the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), including Co-Chairing the 2018 ICSC Food for Thought Conference. Outside of the office, Adam enjoys traveling, woodworking and reading.