David Fazio


  • Big Box
  • General Brokerage
  • National Advisory
  • National Retail Chains
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tenant Representation
  • Surplus Property Disposition


A 13-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, David Fazio primarily dedicates his business activity to retail tenant representation with direct responsibilities to The Retail Connection’s big box accounts and national market leaders in their respective spaces including Nordstrom Rack, PetSmart, Famous Footwear, Dave & Busters, JoAnn Stores and Party City. Additionally, Fazio specializes in national advisory, heading the rollout of multiple clients’ new store expansion strategies and their existing portfolio management across the United States.

Fazio’s largest national advisory client is Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. and their related concepts, buybuyBABY, Cost Plus World Market, Harmon and Christmas Tree Shops/And That!. He coordinates their national advisory over an expansive territory throughout 12 states in the southeast/southwest and internationally throughout Mexico culminating in transacting nearly 300 leases for Bed Bath & Beyond’s respective brands with best-in-class developers and landlords such as Simon, Kimco, Inland, RPAI, InvenTrust, Weingarten, DDR, Kite and General Growth Properties.

Fazio also handles the national advisory and strategic planning for Visionworks, highlighted by heading the implementation and rollout of their Philadelphia market strategy and expansion, negotiating 34 new store leases over a 24 month period. The Visionworks team at The Retail Connection has negotiated over 275 new store leases and renewals nationwide.

Fazio began his professional career by joining The Retail Connection, L.P. as an analyst in September 2004. He holds a Texas Real Estate Salesperson License and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers [ICSC], the ICSC Next Generation Program, Chainlinks Advisory and the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors [NTCAR]. He also plays an active role along with TRC’s Managing Director in the screening and training of new brokers in the company’s Brokerage Analyst Program.

Fazio majored in Economics and holds a minor in English from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.