Brokerage

The Retail Connection's knowledge driven platform ensures a thorough understanding of the market's critical points, as well as the performance of its key retailers. Our Brokerage division is committed to improving the profitability and value of our client's real estate assets. We provide strategic planning, tenant representation, project leasing, general brokerage, disposition and national advisory services. We begin each assignment by programmatically developing an overall strategy, evaluating the market and performing in-depth analysis of demographic profiles and trends, complimentary and competitive operations, natural and physical considerations and store performance measures. Once specific locations are identified and evaluated, we work to deliver the optimal sites for our clients. As time and additional knowledge impact the equation, we continuously evaluate this information and responsively develop our strategy. Having implemented these strategies for hundreds of different retailers - from local shop operators to national big-box retail chains - The Retail Connection has the experience, knowledge and influence requisite to maximize our clients' real estate programs.
TENANT REPRESENTATION
 
Extensive knowledge of the real estate market combined with an insider's role in the retail community underpins The Retail Connection's powerful capabilities for our retail clients.  The Retail Connection leads our clients through each phase of site selection and lease negotiation, operating as an extension of the retailer's internal real estate department and delivering services according to their strategic initiatives-from market penetration through full market expansion.
 
Our client-driven focus, relationships with the leading national retail chains and understanding of their corporate cultures provide us an unparalleled platform on which these programs are built.

Successful execution of retail real estate strategy requires in-depth local knowledge and extensive local relationships.  Our comprehensive knowledge of the local real estate market ensures consistent, quality results throughout the Southwest.  Our services include:
 
  • National Retail Chains
  • Furniture Stores
  • Restaurants
  • Service Retailers
  • Shop Space Retailers
    PROJECT LEASING
     
    The Retail Connection provides an aggressive and comprehensive approach to the marketing and property leasing services we deliver to individual and institutional investors.  Our clients include some of the country's largest and most sophisticated corporate, institutional and private owners and developers of real estate. 
     
    Our project representation team achieves significant results by identifying the highest and best use for retail space and delivering strategies which maximize its full potential.  A clear understanding of our client's objectives is the platform on which we build each marketing and leasing program.  We consistently create a competitive environment that delivers the best available tenants and most profitable retail centers. 
     
    Our project leasing professionals possess a thorough understanding of the special requirements of retail properties and combine this knowledge with strong relationships and direct access to the retail tenant community.  This combination of superior marketing intelligence and tenant interaction creates exceptional values for property owners by enabling the optimal combination of retail tenants to connect with each property we represent. 





    General Brokerage & Investment Sales
     
    The Retail Connection has extensive general retail brokerage experience.  Our ongoing roles with an umatched base of local, regional and national retailers provide us the knowledge regarding which companies are financially secure and have current open-to-buys in the marketplace. 
     
    We have expertise in marketing all types of retail space and work closely with the professional services community and the political leadership of our cities and suburbs. We also have a strong understanding of development and construction matters, along with operational, zoning and code related issues.
     
    The Retail Connection's goal is to turn our client's real estate into a strategic advantage.  Our professionals know your business and deliver real estate solutions that lower occupancy costs, provide a better return on invested capital and increase speed to market. All of this adds up to helping decrease internal operating expenses.
     
    The depth of local market knowledge and advanced market research technologies allow us to source your optimal sites.
     
     
    Having a knowledgeable and experienced brokerage team to bring together a motivated seller and a qualified buyer are key components to a successful purchase and closing. The Retail Connection will assist our clients in making informed and prudent investment decisions. Our systematic approach is to provide comprehensive property information and identify facts necessary for a potential buyer to fully evaluate an asset. We provide a prospective buyer with current and future Pro-forma's, market comparables, aerials, site plans, demographic maps, market trend information reports and photos. This approach shortens the overall process and expedites the closing. We achieve maximum exposure of the property by utilizing a variety of market mediums; advertising industry trade publications, broker mailings, trade show promotions and most importantly through the use of our mass email database which contains highly motivated and qualified retail investment buyers. In the competitive world of Investment Real Estate Sales an intimate knowledge of the marketplace is critical.