White-Leasure Development Company provides a sophisticated network of result-oriented commercial real estate services managed by an experienced and committed professional team of associates. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, White-Leasure Development represent projects throughout the West as well as clients throughout the United States. Our dedicated highly-qualified team of specialists provide diversified expertise in the development of commercial real estate, from land acquisition and pre-development services to construction consulting, marketing and management. Uniting experience, integrity, innovative ideas and performance in the complex world of commercial real estate, White-Leasure Development Company is nationally recognized as an industry leader.

The company, originally formed in 1972 and co-founded by Larry Leasure, is principled today by Larry Leasure and Jim White and has become one of the more experienced and successful development companies in the Western United States. Developing retail shopping centers throughout the Intermountain West and commercial/office/ industrial developments in Idaho.

The Company's projects now span the entire Pacific Northwest and the eight western states. The company specializes in development of retail shopping centers, hotels and hotel/event center/convention center projects, as well as downtown mixed-use (retail, entertainment, office and residential) redevelopment projects involving both public and private sectors of the community.


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"Provide the foundation to transform real estate concepts into successful community assets."

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H. Larry Leasure, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Leasure provides overall direction, supervision and management of the corporation. He co-founded the original company in 1972. Throughout his real estate career he has specialized in the acquisition and assemblage of land for major mixed-use projects including shopping centers, major historical building renovations and other commercial, industrial, office, and residential projects. Prior to his association with White-Leasure, he served in several executive positions with the College of Idaho and the University of the Pacific. He has been involved in a wide variety of civic activities; has served as past Director of the Boise Area Chamber of Commerce, Silver Sage Girl Scout Council, Boise Philharmonic, past President and Campaign Chairman of the United Way of Ada County, past President of the Boise Gallery of Art, founding Board Member of the Boise Area Economic Development Council, founding Board Member of St. Alphonsus Hospital Foundations and currently serves on the Board of The Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands. Mr. Leasure is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and currently serves as Idaho State Director for Governmental Affairs. Mr. Leasure holds a Bachelors Degree in music from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California a Masters Degree in speech from the University of the Pacific and did graduate work at San Francisco State College.

H. James White, President and COO
Mr. White provides the day-to-day direction, supervision and management of the projects for the company. Jim joined Boise Cascade Corporation in 1963 where he held several executive positions in the Container Division of the company. In 1969 he joined Shelterex Corporation, a mobile home manufacturing company, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer until 1974. In 1975, he became Vice President and Manager of the Industrial Properties Division and was a consistent member of the "One Million Dollar Sales Club" in the Boise area. He has been a member of the Boise Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and a Vice President of the Board's Executive Committee as well as past President of Boise Convention Center, Inc. Currently he is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Mr. White has an MBA from Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, and a BA in business from the University of Washington in Seattle. He spent two years as a supply officer in the U.S. Navy.

Brenda J. Krempaszky, Controller
Brenda became the Controller of the Company in June, 1995. She manages the financial areas of the corporation; financial statements, tax returns and project accounting, and assists in project financing and investment analysis. Brenda joined Wright-Leasure Development Company (the predecessor to White-Leasure) in March 1980 as Assistant Controller. She has held similar positions with Norton Simon in Pasadena, California and Lerner Stores, Inc. in Lakewood and Canoga Park, California. Brenda studied accounting and business at Boise State University and Central Connecticut State College.

Jeffrey C. Huber, Vice President/Broker
Jeff Huber has been active in the real estate field throughout the western United States since 1980. He was hired by White-Leasure Development Company in 1986 and has been involved in all aspects of real estate development including acquisitions, governmental relations and public relations for the company. In 1996 he became the real estate broker for White-Leasure Development Company. Prior to 1980, he was the general manager of the Malibu Pier Corporation in Malibu, California. Jeffrey attended Boise State University.

Kenneth Lenz, Vice President - Development Operations
Ken has over twenty years experience in the development business and working with large domestic and foreign general contractors and developers. The spectrum of projects he has worked on include high-rise office buildings, hospital expansion, high-tech manufacturing facility, a 256-room Hilton Hotel, mid-rise condominium, golf course remodeling, an estate ranch subdivision, pro forma analysis for entertainment and retail attractions and development management for an 5,000 seat event center and a four star 250 room hotel. Ken has also worked in project management in several western states and Canada where he was responsible for all cost and schedule control. Ken has a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an AA Degree in Land Surveying, and complex computer analysis, financial projection, and scheduling experience.

Jason White, Vice President - Marketing
Jason directs the overall marketing and sales efforts of the company.  He is involved in major tenant negotiations and coordinates all retail leasing activities.  He began his professional real estate career in Boise with Colliers International where he was involved in the sales and leasing of industrial properties.  In 2003 Jason joined White-Leasure Development Company as marketing director and has enjoyed the change to working with retail tenants.   Jason has a BA in Studio Art from Stanford University where he also was a defensive starter on the football team three consecutive years.  He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has been affiliated with the Young Life organization and is a member of Ducks Unlimited.

Nancy Throngard, Vice President - Property Management
Nancy became Vice President of Property Management in 2006.  She is responsible for the day-to-day property management of over 1 million square feet of commercial/retail property throughout the Western United States including; property budgeting, lease administration, lease renewals, maintenance and customer service for all tenants.  Mrs. Throngard joined White-Leasure Development Company in 1991 and has been involved throughout the company in pre-development, leasing, construct-ion management and property management.  She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has been a past member of National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).  Nancy attended Boise State University.

Robert Haggett, Marketing/Development
Robert has been directly involved with all aspects of commercial real estate development to include the entitlement, leasing, sales, and acquisition of properties throughout the Northwest region since 1997.  He was hired by White-Leasure Development Company in 2009 to assist in the development of new projects and the sales and marketing of existing projects.  Prior to beginning his career in real estate, Robert graduated from the University of Utah with a BS degree in Economics and Mathematics in 1990, and then began Air Force Pilot training in Enid, Oklahoma.  Robert resigned from the Idaho Air National Guard after 13 years of service in both the Utah and Idaho units.  His time in service included flying as both a co-pilot and aircraft commander on the KC-135 and C-130.

 


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