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VCM Development Group was founded in 2013 by Vaughn E. Miller, the oldest surviving son of Dallas real estate legend Vance C. Miller

We are diversified real estate investment company with a primary focus on retail property development:

VCM Development Group LLC

VCM Realty Corporation

Vance C. Miller Holdings Corp.

Vance C. Miller Company LLC

VCM Prestonwood Polo Development, Ltd

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Vance C. Miller 1933-2013 was a Dallas real estate legend, known to the public as a prominent real estate mogul and philanthropist, family members and friends knew him as an eternal optimist with an enduring sense of humor and extraordinary mental toughness.


The son of Juanita and Henry S. Miller Jr., Vance joined Henry S. Miller Co. in 1969 after serving as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force. He and his father Henry Jr. grew the company to national prominence and sold it to Grubb & Ellis in 1984.  In 1986 his oldest surviving son Vaughn E. Miller joined him and  together to re-built the Henry S. Miller brand in commercial real estate until Vance's death in 2013.


Vaughn E. Miller,  the oldest surviving son of Dallas real estate legend Vance C. Miller, is President & CEO of VCM Development Group LLC and manager of the VCM Commercial Real Estate Fund. Vaughn started his real estate career in 1986 when he joined his father at Vance C. Miller Interests. There he became Vice President and headed the commercial brokerage operation as well as the marketing and leasing of over 300,000 sf of retail projects in north Dallas and represented Blockbuster Video in their early expansion in the Dallas area.  Vaughn and his father created Vance C. Miller Development Group to develop single-tenant retail property.  In 1990 Vaughn joined Henry S. Miller/Grubb & Ellis as Vice President of the Retail Properties Division. Then in 1993 Vaughn and his father Vance re-started the Henry S. Miller Commercial real estate brand in the Preston Center office of Henry S. Miller Realtors. Vaughn, as Senior Vice President, built the Commercial Division to 17 retail brokers in Dallas and Houston. In April 1994 Vaughn and his father merged with Newmarket Grunnah-Cole and Kelley, Lundeen & Crawford and created Miller Commercial and became the largest commercial real estate firm in Dallas/Ft. Worth and the largest independent firm in Texas. Vaughn was named Executive Vice President and head of the Commercial/Retail Division. From 1994-2013 Vaughn headed the Retail Division of Henry S. Miller Companies and was consistently a Top Producer.  Vaughn, among other things, was responsible for overseeing leasing and management of the 3 million square foot Henry S. Miller Company Shopping Center portfolio.

Vaughn has an extensive background in the sale, leasing and development of “high profile” Dallas retail land and shopping centers, including the notable corners of Central Expressway and Forest Lane, Central Expressway and Royal Lane, Inwood Road and Forest Lane, and Spring Valley Road and Midway Road; as well as representing retailers in seeking multiple site locations, including Boston Market’s initial entry into Dallas/Ft. Worth (40 stores) and Blockbuster Video’s early expansion in Dallas/Ft. Worth (19 stores).  Vaughn developed Little Elm Towne Crossing, a highly successful 170,000 sf Shopping Center at Eldorado Pkwy & FM 423 and sold 40 Wal-Mart Shadow Anchored shopping centers throughout Texas and the South Central U.S for over $52 million.

40 Boston Market Stores 19 Blockbuster Video Stores

Little Elm Towne Crossing 40 Walmart Shadow Anchored Centers
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