Bret Olson
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Whether working with a Fortune 500 retailer or a single unit store operator, Bret’s goal is to strategically create a market strategy that provides maximized brand recognition and store profitability for each location. Success comes from helping his client’s business become a household name. Calling on his 15 years of experience in the industry, he frequently consults with owners to maximize the value of their holdings, and lease up vacancies. Formerly a Congressional Aide and candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives, Bret combines his experience in government and political process with a deep knowledge of commercial real estate.

His client expertise includes Bahama Buck’s, Chevrolet Dealers, Cricket Wireless, Dignity Memorial, Farmers Insurance, Jiffy Lube, Kumon Learning Centers, The Little Gym, NAPA Auto Parts, Neptune Society, Olympic Jewelers, Shell Oil, The Simple Greek, and WinCo Foods to name a few. Originally from the Seattle area, Bret has a wide market knowledge with particular expertise in the Greater Phoenix and Tucson areas and the Pacific Northwest.

His studies include the University of Salamanca in Spain and graduating from Seattle Pacific University. He holds the National Association of Realtors’ GREEN Designation, helping his clients reach their environmental goals using economically sound and profitable solutions. He is a licensed broker in both Arizona and Washington State. Bret remains active in political and civic affairs.

Bret married his first-grade sweetheart. Together they have four children and live in Scottsdale.


2415 E Camelback Road, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-682-8135

Mobile: 480-848-9485


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Heather Prinsloo Promoted to Marketing Specialist

March 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Heather Prinsloo Promoted to Marketing Specialist

Heather Prinsloo works with Brian Gast, Brian Harpel, and Brad Ranly managing transaction details, providing marketing support, and maintaining a hands-on approach to requests from clients regarding our listings and

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Highlights of 2019 Velocity Retail Forecast Event

February 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Highlights of 2019 Velocity Retail Forecast Event

It was a standing room only crowd of over 80 attendees for Velocity Retail Group’s 2019 Retail Forecast event. Shopping center owners, developers, investors and retailers came to hear