Velocity Retail Group is expanding by opening an office in southern Arizona.  The new Tucson office is located at 6061 E. Grant Road effective January 3, 2018. The office will be lead by Brian Harpel, Senior Vice President and Associate Broker for the new office. This is the second office for Velocity Retail Group which was founded in 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona.  

Harpel, a veteran of the commercial real estate industry has spent nearly 30 years handling all aspects within the retail commercial arena including shopping center leasing and sales, tenant representation, as well as coordinating development activities for retail centers.  In his new role with Velocity Retail, Harpel will focus on growing the Landlord Advisory Services division in Tucson as well as Phoenix.  

“Velocity Retail Group has a tremendous reputation throughout the Southwest, I am eager to be able to join forces with such an experienced and dedicated group of professionals. The Velocity Retail platform is known for an extremely high level of service, integrity and client results,” said Harpel.  

Velocity Retail Group’s Dave Cheatham, President commented, “Brian is a proven leader and will complement our existing Landlord Advisory group by growing the service platform we currently offer.  We are pleased to have boots on the ground in Tucson and further expand our client relationships within the market.”

Harpel is active in numerous civic and professional organizations and is fully ingrained in the Tucson business community as a proven leader and contributor.  He attended the University of Arizona and holds a Bachelor Degree in Management.  He can be reached at:  520-721-7999.