As a top producer in the retail arena, Rick has a deep background that is focused on servicing the needs of retail shopping center owners, retailers, restaurants, and investors. He has established a reputation for getting results in successfully leasing a number of high-profile lifestyle, power, and neighborhood centers in the Phoenix area. He is known by his clients and peers as a top performer in the retail marketplace who facilitates negotiations in the interests of his clients.
In addition to Rick’s work with leasing and analyzing shopping center portfolios for REIT’s, he has also developed the expansion strategy for over 150 locations of various restaurant groups. Previous retailer consulting clients include Chili’s Bar & Grill, Maggiano’s, Corner Bakery, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Del Taco and Aaron’s to name a few.
At the start of his career, he earned Rookie of the Year honors in 1999 with 55 transactions and was subsequently Top Deal Producer in 2000, 2001, and 2002. His experience includes providing leasing services for several large portfolios, as well as extensive disposition assignments for retailers. Rick is a graduate of Arizona State University with a B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in Business Law.
Robert Cerrone2022-06-13T19:12:10-07:00June 13th, 2022|Comments Off on Velocity Retail’s Dave Cheatham & Darren Pitts Win NAIOP’s 2021 Retail Broker Team of the Year
The 2021 Best of NAIOP awards ceremony honors the past year’s most successful people, companies and projects within the Arizona commercial real estate industry. Over 1,000 commercial real estate professionals attended the event at
Tony Elliott2021-12-17T15:05:17-07:00November 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
Tony Elliott2021-12-17T15:06:24-07:00November 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.
Tony Elliott2021-12-17T15:06:50-07:00October 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