Our History

The Story of MPV Properties

Rooted In Charlotte

Our team has deep roots in the Charlotte area. In 2010, three local commercial real estate companies with decades of experience joined forces to create MPV Properties. Since then, we’ve offered comprehensive development, leasing, and property management services.

Here’s how it all began…

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The first branch of our history starts at Crosland, where Jim Merrifield served as the president of subsidiary Crosland Commercial and Steve Vermillion was the president of Crosland Retail. Under Jim’s direction, Crosland Commercial developed land and property for more than 25 years.

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Another branch of our history began when The Carolina Group Partners started providing a full range of real estate services throughout the region and country, developing more than 16 million square feet of retail, office, residential, commercial and industrial property nationwide.

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The third branch of our history emerged when Bissell Patrick was formed as the commercial real estate brokerage subsidiary of The Bissell Companies. The company specialized in land brokerage, with numerous school, park, single-family, multi-family, office, and retail sites sold. Playing an important role in developments such as Sun City at Carolina Lakes, Stone Creek Ranch, Springfield, Providence Park, McCullough, Airport Center, and McKee Farms.

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The culmination of MPV as it’s known today came first when Jim Merrifield purchased Crosland Commercial from Crosland and transformed it into Merrifield Partners in 2004. Then in February 2010, Bissell Patrick joined with Merrifield Partners to become Merrifield Patrick. And later that year, Merrifield Patrick merged with The Carolina Group, and Merrifield Patrick Vermillion was formed. In 2016 the name was changed to MPV Properties, as it stands today.


Who We Are Today

Today, MPV Properties brokers over 150 properties in Charlotte and the southeast including build to suit, corporate parks, land development, medical, mixed-use, retail and urban infill.

The partners at MPV Properties have over a century of experience in Charlotte’s commercial real estate market.