Alex is a Brokerage | Assistant Vice President with The Retail Connection. L.P, a retail services and investment firm based in Dallas. His current focus is landlord representation, retail acquisitions, and tenant representation of retail and restaurant clients on both local and national scales.
During his tenure at The Retail Connection, Alex has maintained strong relationships with local developers, private owners, and institutional Landlords, handling over 1.5 million square feet of retail leasing assignments stretching across 13 states. His notable assignments include Arlington Highlands – one of the premier power | lifestyle shopping destinations in DFW, Trinity Groves, and the Cheney & Mathes | Fountain Capital Walmart portfolio consisting of 23 shadow-anchored shopping centers in 11 states where he has played a pivotal role in the acquisition, leasing, and due diligence processes.
Alex has been integral in the expansion plans for local retailers such as Rise, Nekter Juice Bar, Play Street Museum, Fit 180, HobbyTown USA, LFT Personal Training, Rainbow Shops, and many more. Additionally, Alex works closely with emerging restaurant concepts including Amberjax, Cake Bar, LUCK, and Kate Weiser.
Johnson was born and raised in Dallas where he graduated from the Episcopal School of Dallas. He went on to receive a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Government with a minor in Business Foundations from the University of Texas at Austin where he was an active member of the Undergraduate Real Estate Society on campus. Alex is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers [ICSC], the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors [NTCAR], Young Texans Against Cancer [YTAC], and St. Michael’s & All Angels Church.