BIRMINGHAM, AL – June 16, 2016 – Merchants Retail Partners (MRP), a Birmingham, Alabama based real estate investment firm, is pleased to welcome four (4) interns from Washington & Lee University, a nationally-ranked liberal arts college in Lexington, Virginia. Their primary objective will be to complete a strategic initiative for MRP involving market research and void analysis in southeastern states.


“We are thrilled to be have these four (4) individuals join us for the summer. Each one has a unique and varied skill set with origins spanning the Carolinas to Great Britain. I am sure we will learn more from them than vice versa,” said Bill Leitner, Managing Principal at Merchants Retail Partners LLC. .

About Merchants Retail Partners

Merchants Retail Partners (MRP) is a vertically integrated investment firm specializing in commercial real estate development and acquisitions throughout the Southeast. Merchants Retail Partners (MRP) is a full-service development and acquisition investment platform owned by management and Protective Life Insurance Corporation, a national insurance provider that has a $70.5 billion balance sheet. MRP’s vertically integrated platform develops green-field projects and acquires underperforming assets with near-term growth potential. The MRP management team has more than 100 years of collective retail experience and has acquired and/or developed over 20 million square feet of retail assets worth approximately $4 billion in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.


For Merchants Retail Partners
Amy Garrett

Protective Center, 2801 Hwy 280 South, Suite 345, Birmingham, AL 35223