The Shopping Center Group, one of the largest, privately owned retail real estate advisory firms in the US, along with its New York-based Urban Division SCG Retail announced the formation of The Global Retail Group with its European partner, Nash Bond, one of London’s leading retail property advisors.
David Birnbrey, chairman and co-chief executive officer of TSCG, will serve as joint managing director of The Global Retail Group along with Cameron Scott, executive director, Head of Agency at Nash Bond.
SCG Retail pulls a client roster that includes Starbucks, Whole Foods, Staples, REI, Papyrus, Guitar Center and Bobby’s Burger Palace, among others. Nash Bond is recognized throughout the UKfor its agency work on behalf of some of the largest property owners in the country.
“Retailers, restauranteurs, landlords and developers are facing global forces that are redefining how they conduct business and expand operations,” said Birnbrey. “The Global Retail Group will enable us to deliver the level of customer service and local knowledge that our clients expect on an international scale.
Birnbrey and Scott are in pursuit of additional retail partners in other international markets, including major cities in Europe and Asia.