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 a deep knowledge of commercial real estate.

Bret is skilled in marketing, management, development, investment analysis, and consulting. He is known for his hands-on approach in a transaction and often walks his clients through the process of purchasing, developing and leasing investment properties. He is originally from the Seattle area and possesses an extensive knowledge of the northwest market as well as the Arizona market.

Chief Administrative Officer, Greg Coxon, remarked, “Velocity Retail Group welcomes Bret’s versatile skill-set to our office. He is a strong addition to the multi-faceted retail solutions we provide to our clients, and will enhance our ability to provide deeper knowledge in the investment arena.”

Likewise, Bret commented “I look forward to continuing to exceed the expectations of my clients by utilizing the tools, diverse resources and the collaboration of the innovative brokerage team here at Velocity Retail Group”.

His studies include the University of Salamanca in Spain and graduating from Seattle Pacific University. He holds a Realtor’s GREEN Designation, which solidifies his commitment to economical solutions for his clients in achieving their environmental goals. He is a licensed Broker in both Arizona and Washington State. Bret remains active in political and civic affairs.