The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 104 features Natalie Jaafar and Rachelle Strole of Commercial Asset Management, who talk about retail space challenges.

LISTEN HERE: Ep. 104: Natalie Jaafar and Rachelle Strole talk retail space challenges

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About Natalie Jaafar:

Natalie Jaafar is a senior associate with Capital Asset Management (“CAM”). Before being acquired by CAM in late 2021, she worked for ZELL Commercial Real Estate Services (“ZELL”). Being a native to Phoenix, Jaafar has a strong understanding of the real estate trends throughout the metropolitan area. She concentrates her efforts in retail and office property leasing, tenant representation as well as investment sales.

About Rachelle Strole:

Rachelle Strole works in the commercial real estate sector with a current focus in development and management. Her focus is the Southwestern United States and Hawaii but the right opportunities direct her attention. Strole also has an in depth knowledge of lending, due diligence and underwriting.

About AZ BIG Podcast with Michael & Amy

Hosted by AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie and Publisher Amy Lindsey, we take you behind-the-scenes of some of the most compelling storylines in the Grand Canyon State. The AZ Big Podcast will feature guests from a variety of industries, including legal, real estate, hospitality, athletics and more. Each episode will be about 15 minutes long to provide quick and concise information about each topic. In other word, it’s an easy listen that’s perfect for your morning or afternoon commute. Episodes post weekly on Tuesdays and are available wherever you listen to podcasts.