Luke Wilson is a Senior Vice President | Brokerage with The Retail Connection a retail services and investment firm based in Dallas. Wilson’s current focus involves tenant representation, both on a
national and local basis, along with project leasing.
Wilson has grown his representation role to serve strong national retail, restaurant and entertainment brands such as TopGolf, Dave & Busters, Smoothie King, and Studio Movie Grill. For example, TopGolf is an international entertainment brand expanding rapidly in the US using a platform for site location and analysis that Wilson and The Retail Connection
team developed in tandem with TopGolf. Wilson now oversees the national platform expanded to over 40 major markets across the US, seeking to open ten sites per year starting in 2014. Working with TopGolf and taking a more technical, data intensive approach to site selection has expanded Wilson’s
service to a national level and provided opportunities to work with concepts in numerous states. In DFW
and its surrounding markets, Wilson works with Styles for Less, PLS Check Cashers, and local brands such as Mattison Avenue Salon Suites, The Holy Grail Pub, and others. Wilson has previously provided site selection for IHOP, Applebee’s, and Taco Bueno.
Wilson provides advisory in project leasing, serving various owners such as PLS Realty, individual investors, and Connected Development Services - an internal division of The Retail Connection. Wilson has also worked with Inland Western [now North American Retail Properties] as well as Kimco, Prudential, and Post Properties.
Prior to joining TRC, Wilson gained valuable experience in both the marketing and real estate industries
utilizing skills in client relations, sales, production management and design. Wilson’s last entrepreneurial
venture led him to provide expansion services into the Kansas City market for a successful apartment
Wilson is a member of The Real Estate Council [TREC], International Council of Shopping Centers [ICSC], NTCAR, and TREC.
Wilson earned a bachelor's degree in Real Estate from The Hankamar School of Business at Baylor University where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.