Our Reputation Is The Most Important Asset We Possess

SCC Development is a privately held, fully integrated commercial real estate development, investment, and brokerage firm. The company stems from it’s entrepreneurial spirit and is recognized for its creativity in successfully acquiring, entitling and developing multi-faceted projects nationally.
We believe our reputation is the most important asset we possess.


SCC Development has successfully developed or acquired in excess of 5 million square feet of commercial real estate covering 48 cities and 14 states. SCC has a history of being able to identify and create value in underperforming assets and transforming them into valuable, top performing portfolio holdings. This transactional and transformational ability has been demonstrated in a wide range of successful developments and acquisitions nationwide.


SCC Development provides a full range of brokerage services which include project leasing, tenant representation, dispositions. In order to achieve a project’s objective, SCC’s philosophy is to economically and efficiently implement a creative, well-conceived strategy based on clients’ needs, market knowledge, and community goals.



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    Since our inception, SCC Development has developed over 3.5 million square feet of retail shopping centers in excess of $200 million in value. Strong capital resources and development expertise have enabled us to position ourselves to take advantage of opportunities across the country.

    Our strategy for development is national in scope due in part to our relationships with leading national tenants. These relationships allow us to develop well-conceived projects across the country. You’ll find SCC Developments’ projects throughout Alaska, Alabama, Florida, Montana, Mississippi, North Carolina and Texas.


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    SCC provides project leasing, property sales, site selection and tenant representation in Central Texas. We formulate and implement a comprehensive market strategy to recommend, prioritize and secure the most qualified tenants at optimum rental rates in order to maximize landlord’s return on investment.

    We leverage leading-edge demographic research and mapping technology to provide our clients with a thorough understanding of the market, the competition, and the available opportunities.


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    SCC’s approach concerning investments is opportunistic and disciplined.  This acquisition strategy allows us to gain valuable insight by creating added and enduring value based on criteria of advantageous positioning and attractive economics.


Our team is stacked with leaders in development, brokerage and tenant representation services.

Scott Deskins

After graduating from TCU in 1987, Scott began his real estate career with Haydn Cutler Company in Fort Worth, Texas.

He founded SCC Development Company in 1990 by developing single tenant retail build-to-suit developments which transformed into multi-disciplinary developments across the United States. Scott has developed or acquired in excess of 6 million square feet of commercial property since the inception of SCC Development.

Scott has been involved in transactions totaling over 1 billion in value and has been directly involved in all facets of the development industry which includes retail, office, industrial, restaurant, and multi-family. He holds a Texas Real Estate Broker’s License and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Kelly Shaw

Kelly is one of the principals of SCC Development Company, based in Austin, Texas. He began his real estate career with The Swearingen Company in Dallas in 1984. He subsequently moved to Austin in 1989 and went to work for the Trammell Crow Company.

In 1997, Kelly formed and headed up Trammell Crow’s tenant representation division, and in 1999 was made principal. In 2001, Kelly joined Scott Deskins as principal in SCC Development Company.

Kelly’s tenant representation list includes Target Corporation, Kohl’s Department Stores, Brinker International (e.g. Chili’s, On the Border, Macaroni Grill) Circuit City, CarMax, Rack Room Shoes and Office Max. He has also represented Crow Holdings, Developers Diversified, Dave Berndt Interests and Eastbourne on the project leasing side, leasing over 2.5 million s.f. of retail space in the last 5 years.

A graduate of the University of Texas, Kelly received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts.

Steve Helble

Steve has been in the real estate industry for over 25 years with extensive experience in all aspects of the acquisition and real estate development process. For the last 10 years, he has been a principal with SCC Development Co. LLC and has served as a preferred developer for Walgreen Co. expansion in the Texas market. His other endeavors include the development of single-tenant projects as well as multi-tenant shopping centers.

Prior to this time, Steve spent 10 years in corporate real estate responsible for the strategic planning and the execution of the expansion efforts of national retailers including Kroger, Boston Market, TGI Friday’s and Extended Stay America Hotels.

Steve is a graduate of the University of Texas with a BBA in Finance, and the University of Houston with an MBA in Real Estate & Finance.

Todd Davenport

Todd Davenport joined SCC Development Company in 2015. He is active in all aspects of the business including development, investment acquisitions, and brokerage. Prior to joining SCC Development, Todd was a partner at HGC Commercial where he focused on commercial brokerage and development. Since beginning his career in commercial real estate in 2007, Todd has been involved in transactions totaling several hundred million dollars and numerous developments across a broad range of asset classes.

Todd received a Bachelor of Arts from Neely School of Business at Texas Christian University with a degree in Finance. He holds a Texas Real Estate Broker License, and is a member of both the International Council of Shopping Centers and The Urban Land Institute. He is also a member of the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate, and active with the Ronald McDonald House.

Ryan Dukes

Ryan Dukes joined SCC Development Company in 2021. He is active in all aspects of the business spanning development, brokerage, and investments. Prior to joining the SCC Development Company, Ryan was an investment analyst at the Stan Johnson Company.

Before starting his commercial real estate career, Ryan was an Air Force Pilot. He commissioned in May of 2013 and went on to fly the C-130J Hercules. He last assignment was at Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, TX. He deployed during Operation Freedom Sentinel and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Ryan graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2013 with bachelors of science in Management. While at the Air Force Academy, he played defensive end and long snapper for the Falcon
Football Team. Ryan is currently earning his MBA from Southern Methodist University, focusing on Finance and Strategy. He is an active member of the Flatwater Foundation, which supports conventional and non-conventional support for those who are fighting the battle against cancer.

Matt Brooks

Matt Brooks joined SCC Development Company in 2021. He is active in all aspects of the business including development, acquisitions, and brokerage. Prior to joining SCC Development Company, Matt began his commercial real estate career in 2015 at Edge Realty Partners in Dallas, where he spent 6 years focusing on retail tenant representation, project leasing, and sourcing acquisition/development opportunities. While at Edge, Matt represented clients such as The Saxton Group/McAlister’s Deli, RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc., Raising Cane’s, Guggenheim Retail Real Estate Partners, Hunt Properties, Inc., Ladera Properties, Vaquero Ventures, Leeco Properties, Mesa Real Estate Partners, Onyx Nail Bar, PMB Capital, Red Sky Holdings, TradeCor, and Standridge Companies, among others.

Matt graduated from the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business in 2014 with degrees in both Finance (Real Estate) and Economics, and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Outside of SCC, Matt is a car enthusiast, a great cook, and an avid self-taught musician proficient on guitar, drums, bass and piano. When he isn’t standing in front of a guitar amplifier, behind a drum kit or in the kitchen, you can find Matt at the shooting range practicing his long-
range marksmanship, and spending time with family and friends.