Our Team


Scott Mitchell - Owner & Principal

Scott@TropicStarDevelopment.com | Cell: 603.475.3777

Scott founded Tropic Star Development in 2007 after about 30 years of practicing Commercial Real Estate.  He has brokered and developed over a combined one hundred gas stations in the New England Area.  Scott has worked with clients such as Applebee’s, Burger King, Chili’s, CVS Pharmacy, Dunkin Donuts, Hess, Irving, McDonalds, Mobil, Monroe Muffler, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC, Lowe’s, Kohl’s, Staples, Sunoco, Rite Aid, Meineke, Provident Bank, and Wendy’s just to name a few.  Scott’s uncanny ability to find the right site, ability to think outside the box and diligence throughout the approval and construction process has tripled Tropic Star’s size and forged the way to allow for the number of projects in process to quadruple. 

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James Mitchell (Jim) - Vice President

Jim@TropicStarDevelopment.com | Cell: 603.475.5777

Jim attended Quinnipiac University in Connecticut and moved back to New Hampshire to pursue a Real Estate opportunity in 2001 and finished his Bachelor’s of Science in Business at Southern New Hampshire University in 2005. Jim began his professional career working directly for the President and Vice President of a successful Marine based company helping to grow and expand the business to ten million dollars. He was quickly promoted in both his Sales and Management capacity and left to pursue the Commercial Real Estate and Development business after a successful five year tenure. Jim has been around the Commercial Real Estate and Development Business all his life and enjoys working with national and regional companies.

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Jim McLean - Senior Site Selector

JimMclean@gsinet.net | Cell: 603.930.3110

Educated at Northeastern University and practicing real estate for decades Jim has a long background in development and commercial construction all over New England; chances are you have seen one of his projects. He ran his own company for many years and decided to team up with Tropic Star Development as a Site Selector in 2009 to add value to a different side of the business.  Jim's experience in selecting and understanding construction challenges of sites is a vital part in Tropic Star Development expertise.

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Vanessa Rozier - Project Manager

Vanessa@TropicStarDevelopment.com | Cell: 603.401.2958

Vanessa has been working in retail real estate since 1999 where she started her career at a Boston based full services real estate company and later worked for a national retail real estate developer and third party management company.  She has also worked in leasing and sales for a New Hampshire based brokerage firm and has most recently worked as a project coordinator and property manager for a NH based developer.  With Vanessa’s extensive experience in property management, leasing and sales along with Development, her broad knowledge of retail real estate is a welcomed addition to the Tropic Star Development team.

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Siobhan Norris - Accounting


Siobhan handles the finances for the company's various projects. In addition she offers assistance handling the company's HR functions and office organization as well as property management for various locations.  Siobhan has been working with Scott Mitchell, Founder since 2012. Siobhan has an Associate's degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's in Management.