Venture West, Inc.
Neil Simon is a partner of Venture West, Inc., a full service Tucson-based commercial real estate firm. Since its founding in 1981, Venture West has developed and constructed over 1.5 million square feet of office and retail space, and the company currently manages approximately 3 million square feet of commercial space. Venture West is currently developing Innovation Park in Oro Valley, a 200 acre office and business park which is home to the pharmaceutical firms Ventana-Roche and Sanofi, as well as to Oro Valley Hospital. Venture West also invests in businesses, and recently sold its interest in Peter Piper Inc., a 150-unit restaurant chain of which Mr. Simon served as CEO.
Prior to founding Venture West, Mr. Simon was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and a securities analyst with Standard and Poor’s.
Mr. Simon received his BA from Yale University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.