Nick has been in the retail real estate industry for 28 years. He co-founded RetailUnion in 2012 and Open Realty Advisors in 1998, where he executed rollouts for retailers such as Apple, J Crew, Restoration Hardware, Michael Kors, and Lululemon.
Recent accomplishments include consulting with Amazon Books on their new store strategy and growing the H&M relationship to RetailUnion being their largest consulting group in the U.S. He has been instrumental in completing the new development leasing of Ka Makana Ali'i in Hawaii.
Prior to Nick's consulting career, he was on the developer/landlord side of the business as Senior Vice President of Leasing of O'Connor Group. With that experience he also started and managed the retail advisory business for Open Realty.
Nick is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a degree in Political Science.
Brett co-founded RetailUnion after a diversified background on both the landlord and tenant side of the business and has been in the retail real estate industry for 23 years.
As Vice President responsible for store expansion at Chico's, he grew the store count by over 300 percent in five years and as Senior Vice President of Continental Development, he had a combined development and leasing role--identifying lifestyle development opportunities around the US.
Recent accomplishments include negotiating multiple new locations for H&M and COS, bringing several key national retailers to Ka Makana Ali’i, and advising Amazon Books on on their first brick and mortar stores in the US.
Brett is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where he majored in Political Science.
Daphne began her career in real estate with a focus on bringing national fashion brands to the New Orleans market. Her passion lay in curating an ideal mix of best in class local retailers and national concepts along Magazine Street, including such brands as Billy Reid, Cycle Bar and Warby Parker.
Most recently, Daphne's focus has been on her work representing H&M in their expansion throughout Tennessee and Louisiana, as well as the redevelopment of the historic JAX Brewery in New Orleans. She executed deals with Sephora and Vans, and her work has established North Peters Street as the primary shopping corridor in the downtown market.
Daphne graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Human and Organizational Development.
Carey started her real estate career in 2006 as a transaction manager for CB Richard Ellis where she serviced the Bank of America account and negotiated over 45 ATM transactions throughout Texas, New Mexico and Colorado.
Prior to joining RetailUnion in 2016, Carey was First Vice President at SRS Real Estate Partners, focused primarily on local and national tenant representation, with a secondary emphasis on landlord representation. She worked with an extended brokerage team to execute multi-market efforts and executed over 100 transactions for clients which included Carter’s/Osh Kosh, Sleep Number, Aeropostale, Jonathan Adler and MiniLuxe. Carey also had an active role in landlord representation, working with DDR, Cypress Equites, and the Carlye Group.
Carey received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Real Estate Finance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.