Velocity retail Group Archives

WSS Footwear retailer expands footprint in Phoenix

Mesa Store Opening 3
by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Retail

Velocity Retail Group’s Darren Pitts and Andy Kroot represented WSS Footwear, an urban specialty footwear retailer, in their Arizona expansion this month with one new store opening in Mesa and two stores opening in Phoenix. Each of the stores range in size from 10,000 – 12,000 square feet. “WSS is continuing its corporate growth plan to… Read More →

Development veteran joins Velocity Retail Group

Trey Eakin
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Accelerated Development Services, a division of Velocity Retail Group, has hired Trey Eakin as Senior Vice President of Development Services effective immediately. A 30 year veteran in the retail development arena, Trey’s experience includes acquisitions, oversight, strategic analysis, project management, and lease up of retail and mixed-use projects totaling over $1 billion in value. Accelerated Development… Read More →

Bret Olson joins Velocity Retail Group as broker

Velocity Retail
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC has announced Bret Olson, who joined the firm as an Associate. With over 13 years of working in the brokerage and management of retail properties, Bret is adept at working equally well with owners and investors. Formerly a Congressional Aide, Bret combines his experience in the government and political process with… Read More →

Velocity Retail recent August transactions

Park West Shopping Center

The following is a summary of recent retail transactions completed by Velocity Retail Group, LLC. Anytime Fitness opening in northeast Phoenix Michael Clark, Larry Miller and John Jackson from Velocity Retail represented the landlord, Scottsdale Land Company, LLC, an entity of Wadsworth Development, in the 5,955 square foot 10-year transaction at the northeast corner of Thunderbird… Read More →

Velocity Retail signs 110,850 SF lease for At Home

At Home StoreFront

Velocity Retail Group has finalized a lease agreement with At Home to open a new location in Prescott, Arizona.  At Home will occupy the 110,850 square foot former Wal-Mart building; which is located at 1801 Highway 69 in Prescott, Arizona. The Landlord is the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe. This will be the first At Home location… Read More →

Velocity Retail Group May transactions

Shea and 32nd

Following is a summary of recent retail transactions completed by Velocity Retail Group, LLC. Andy Kroot of Velocity Retail Group represented Goodwill of Central Arizona in the purchase of 82,106 square feet of land for a new commercial maintenance facility. The lot, which was purchased from Satnam, LLC, is located just east of central Phoenix… Read More →

Sale of Starbucks at SWC of Scottsdale & McKellips negotiated

Final Front View
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Andy Kroot with Velocity Retail Group, LLC sold the single tenant Starbucks store located at the SWC of Scottsdale and McKellips – 1926 North Scottsdale Rd, Tempe AZ. Andy Kroot, Principal of Velocity Retail Group represented the Seller in the transaction and Jon Stansbury of DTZ represented the Buyer. The ownership – SWC Scottsdale & McKellips,… Read More →

ICSC: Surfing the Omni-channel

Downtown Phoenix Shopping

When web-based shopping gained popularity over the last two decades, spearheaded by the likes of Amazon and major retailers’ internet storefronts, the imminent demise of brick-and-mortar establishments seemed likely. War was declared between bricks and clicks. The win-lose conversations are fading into the background as researchers suggest a more symbiotic relationship between the two. Stores… Read More →

Retail real estate veteran joins Velocity Retail Group

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC announced Dean Ingram has joined the firm as a vice president.   “Dean has very deep experience and client relationships,” said Greg Coxon, Chief Administrative Officer at Velocity.  “Having spent time in the Arizona, Oklahoma and Texas markets will provide our clients with valuable insight and knowledge,” he added.   During… Read More →

Velocity Retail promotes two brokers

John Jackson
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC announced Friday that retail brokers John Jackson and Larry Miller, Jr. have been promoted to associate vice president. “Both John and Larry are known for providing their clients with excellent service and superior real estate expertise,” said Greg Coxon, Chief Administrative Officer at Velocity.  “They are an integral part of the… Read More →

Goodwill to open new stores other Velocity Retail transactions

Moon Valley Towne Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

In August, Velocity Retail Group, LLC completed 18 deals totaling nearly 300,000 square feet spanning from Texas to Arizona, Utah and Oregon.  Below is a summary of those transactions.   Ahwatukee will soon have a new 22,565 square foot store for Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona.  The retailer will be opening in the Foothills Shopping… Read More →

Velocity Retail Group reports recent transactions

Velocity Retail, WEB
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Below is a summary of Velocity Retail Group, LLC recently completed transactions: Goodwill Industries will be opening a new retail store at the southwest corner of Arizona Avenue and Riggs Road in Candler, Ariz.  Andy Kroot of Velocity Retail Group negotiated the ten-year lease of 27,600 SF on behalf of the tenant. The landlord, Greenway… Read More →

E-commerce opens retail channels


It’s estimated that U.S. e-commerce sales will be $278B in 2014. By 2016, that spending will be $327B — a 62 percent increase in five years, according to Forrester, Inc. estimates. Yes, that’s a drop in the pool of the U.S. retail market (about 3 percent). However, it’s not one that brick-and-mortar retail brokers are… Read More →

Velocity Retail Group takes flight with UAV technology


For years Velocity has invested in cutting-edge technologies to service our clients and help them stay in front of the competition. Velocity is already known for delivering high-quality photography and video for our listings, tenants, and our events. Now UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles) will allow us to provide our clients a much different perspective than… Read More →