Our History

Founded in 1990 by Phil Warren, Sr. in Brentwood, TN, Warren Commercial Real Estate has a long history of successful developments. After more than 25 years since its inception, the company has formed lasting relationships with a number of retailers including Kroger, Target, Lowes, The Home Depot, Kohl’s, Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michael's, Petco, PetSmart, Old Navy, Ross, AT&T, Panera Bread, and many other national, regional and local retailers.

Our Team

Phil Warren Sr.

President & CEO


Since the company’s inception in 1990, Phil Warren, Sr. has developed over 2.5 million square feet of retail projects.  With an MBA from Georgia State and a BS from Georgia Tech, he oversees the development activities of the company.  In his free time, Phil is an avid golfer, enjoys sailing and traveling with his wife Sarah.

Phil Warren Jr.

Principal Broker & Vice President


Upon graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2003 with a BS in Economics, Phil worked for The Shopping Center Group, LLC in Nashville, TN specializing in both tenant and landlord representation. In 2006, he joined the company and now directs the brokerage division. In his free time, Phil enjoys spending time with his wife Katie and son Jack. Phil enjoys sailing, traveling with his family and is an instrument rated pilot.

Boyd Guy

Vice President & Development Manager


After beginning his career in the industry in 1999 and managing territories for national retailers in markets throughout the United States, Boyd joined WCRE as Vice President and Development Manager in July 2015.  He brings over 15 years of experience to the team as a retail real estate professional specializing in site selection, acquisition, development, leasing, strategic planning, program and pipeline development, and portfolio management.

A native of Cleveland, Tennessee, Boyd graduated from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville in 1996. He and his family enjoy the outdoors, boating and cycling.


Ashley Brown

Office / Property Manager


Prior to joining Warren Commercial Real Estate in the summer of 2014, Ashley worked 13 years in the commercial real estate industry on the Owner, Tenant and Third Party Management sides allowing her to see the big picture of how things work. She brings this experience and the vendor relationships established during this time to WCRE. She currently handles the daily office operations of the company as well as oversees the property management responsibilities.