Ian Allen

Vice President and General Counsel - Real Estate

Ian Allen is the current Vice President and General Counsel – Real Estate for Sunshine Restaurant Partners which is the only area/territory developer for IHOP Restaurants. SRP’s territory includes the State of Florida and 22 counties in southern Georgia. Ian oversees the site selection for new IHOP restaurants within SRP’s territory as well as manages real estate relocations and lease expirations/renewals. He also coordinates the company’s sale/leaseback program and assists on the construction/design of the new restaurants.

Ian Allen was previously a real estate broker for Summit Realty in Boca Raton, FL where he assisted in the role out of HH Gregg’s Florida expansion program. He coordinated the selection and negotiation of more than a dozen retail sites (averaging 30,000sf per site) and two distribution warehouses (approximately 500,000sf combined). Other experience includes the role of President of Wireless Toyz of Florida, a multi-carrier cellular phone retailer with more than 180 stores open in 25 states. Prior to that he was in-house counsel for Ramco-Gershenson Properties, L.P.’s and was the senior bankruptcy litigation associate for Kupelian Ormond and Magy, PC, where he represented developers in the bankruptcy proceedings involving the clients’ tenant/debtors.

Ian holds a B.A. in psychology from Eastern Michigan University, a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University, J.D. from Wayne State University and is a LLM candidate in Corporate and Finance Law from Wayne State University. He is a licensed real estate broker and private investigator in Florida.