Dave Cheatham
Dave CheathamPresident
Dave Cheatham is an accomplished authority on retail real estate in the disciplines of brokerage, project leasing, development, consulting and advisory services. He is a senior advisor to merchants, entrepreneurs, investors and senior retail executives throughout the industry. He has helped shape the corporate real estate policy for many of the nation’s top retail brands. His extensive client list includes leading companies like JC Penney, Hobby Lobby, Aldi, Gap, Inc., Darden, Signet and CVS Pharmacy. Additionally, he is known to excel in executing multi-store roll-outs for retailers who are making an initial market entrance.

With more than three decades of experience, his sphere of work has endured multiple growth cycles and several severe declines. Dave has transacted more than $3 billion of retail transactions and has been the mainstay for leading negotiation techniques that support the strategy for a retailer’s store distribution.

Beyond his unique combination of corporate experience as a Senior Vice President at CB Richard Ellis and his entrepreneurial experience as a Managing Principal at Staubach Retail for the western states, Dave has been nationally recognized for his award-winning innovations in strength-based teaming and the application of technology to manage transactions. He was recognized on the cover of Shopping Centers Today Magazine for his commitment to mentoring and growing younger leaders in the industry. He is frequently asked to provide insightful commentary for industry groups, forecast events, and to present specifics about the retail market to corporate executives of various industries.

For two years, Dave served as the President of X Team Retail Advisors, (www.xteamretail.com) a leading retail real estate brokerage platform serving the world’s premier tenants, landlords, developers, and owners. X Team Retail Advisors has proven expertise in 40 major markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. Each office is focused exclusively on providing superior service and achieving long-term strategic goals with lasting solutions for their clients.

You can reach Dave Cheatham at 602-682-6060.


2415 E Camelback Road, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-682-6060

Mobile: 602-615-9292

Web: velocityretail.com

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  • Lure Fish House

Lure Fish House Opens 1st Arizona Location in Scottsdale

November 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Lure Fish House Opens 1st Arizona Location in Scottsdale

Southern California based Lure Fish House is expanding to the State of Arizona with their first location in the popular Shops at Gainey Village. Velocity Retail Group’s Darren Pitts, Morgan Danhoff and Bret Olson

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ALDI to Open 2 Highly Anticipated Stores in Metro Phoenix

November 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on ALDI to Open 2 Highly Anticipated Stores in Metro Phoenix

If you live in the Phoenix area, mark your calendars for November 5th. Nearly four years after Velocity Retail Group started working with ALDI on their Arizona market expansion, the first stores will open.

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Caliber Collision to Roll Out New Locations in Arizona

October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Caliber Collision to Roll Out New Locations in Arizona

Caliber Collision to Roll Out New Locations in Arizona Velocity Retail Group has been selected by Caliber Collision to expand their retail platform throughout the Arizona market.  With over 1,100 state-of-the-art repair centers in

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How Retail Change is Changing YOUR Cities

March 9th, 2020|Comments Off on How Retail Change is Changing YOUR Cities

Velocity Retail Group hosted a Retail Briefing and Forecast event for dozens of municipal economic development personnel and clients. The event was geared toward exploring how cities, corporations and building owners can adapt as