Brian Gast has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Principal at Velocity Retail Group. Brian started with Velocity Retail in 2014 and has been one of the top performers every year since he joined the firm. For 2018, he achieved the status of a million dollar producer for the
About Tony ElliottTony has been in the technology business for nearly 18 years. Of those 18 years, 11 of them have been served in commerical real estate companies like CB Richard Ellis, Staubach Retail, and Velocity Retail Group. Tony has touched nearly every facet of the technology industry from desktop support to building networks and phone systems to programming proprietary transaction and customer relationship management applications. In his current position with Velocity Retail,Tony continues to develop cutting-edge software applications that enable our brokerage teams to manage transactions to completion, focus on the details and report on the success. He's also developed a proprietary application platform that actively integrates our clients into the transaction. Via the browser, our clients can collaborate around the locations and requirements in the context of an online, digital map. As a media professional, Tony continues to produce our amazing videos, photos, websites and other online media. A proven leader and strong support of not-for-profit organizations, Tony serves on the Board of Directors for Desert Heights Charter Schools in Glendale, AZ., where he has maintained an executive position since 2009. He also enjoys a position within the Velocity Retail media group as a photographer and film-maker for Northrise University in the country of Zambia.
Velocity Retail Group’s Brian Gast, Senior Vice President represented the buyer in the $8.3MM investment sale of Mountain View Marketplace, located at 3131 E. Thunderbird Road in Phoenix. Fortis Development, LLC of Arizona purchased the center which totals approximately 172,000 square feet. The Seller was Mountain View Shopping Plaza, L.P.
Wadsworth Development Group in partnership with Accelerated Development Services held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony today at The Crossing at Sahuarita Shopping Center in Sahuarita, Arizona. The 150,000 center boasts a Sprouts Farmers Market, TJ Maxx, PetSmart, Beall’s Outlet, and several restaurants and shops to compliment the diverse
Velocity Retail Group recently finalized a lease on behalf of Old Navy at Superstition Gateway shopping center in Mesa. Dave Cheatham, President and Darren Pitts, Executive Vice President represented Old Navy in the transaction. Brian Gast, Senior Vice President represented the Landlord, DTL-SGW, LLC and DTR1C-SGW, LLC. This will be the 19th
Velocity Retail Group recently completed over 30 transactions totaling nearly 1 million square feet of retail space, land and big boxes. Following are a few highlights of some of the activity: Velocity recently completed its 3rd new location for Kay Jewelers in Arizona. Dave Cheatham, Darren Pitts and Morgan Danhoff represent Signet, which includes
Velocity Retail Group’s Brian Gast has leased a 37,343 square foot vacant big box to Lina Home Furnishings. This will be the 4th location in the Valley for this successful furniture chain. The store is located at the southwest corner of Ray Road and 48th Street in the Ahwatukee Foothills Towne Center in Phoenix,
Velocity Retail Group has sold a vacant Fry’s Food & Drug store at the southwest corner of Apache Trail and Idaho in Apache Junction. Fry’s recently expanded and relocated to the northeast corner of the same intersection with a new Marketplace concept. The 62,602 square foot vacant big box was purchased by
Velocity Retail Group has announced that Brad Ranly has been hired to launch their Land Practice Group effective immediately. Ranly previously worked with Land Advisors Organization and most recently, Marcus & Millichap where he focused on site selection services for commercial land. His experience in working with development companies, investors, the public sector and
Velocity Retail Group is expanding by opening an office in southern Arizona. The new Tucson office is located at 6061 E. Grant Road effective January 3, 2018. The office will be lead by Brian Harpel, Senior Vice President and Associate Broker for the new office. This is the second office for Velocity Retail Group
Phoenix, Ariz. (Nov. 30, 2017) - The Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate voice for the state, elected its 2018 officers and board members at its October 19 board meeting. 2018 NAIOP-AZ officers are Chairman of the Board, Andrew Cheney, Lee & Associates Arizona; Vice Chairman, Molly Carson, Ryan Companies US, Inc.; Secretary,