About Retail Intelligence Advisors

Retail Intelligence Advisors (RIA) is a leading retail real estate advisory firm providing the knowledge and insight needed to make strategic planning and investment decisions in today's challenging economic environment.

The retail and shopping center industry has been hard hit by the current economic downturn. The firm specializes in assisting shopping center owners, developers and property managers turn around distressed properties and identify new tenants for vacant spaces. It provides the due diligence needed for acquisitions and sales of retail companies and shopping centers. And it helps investment fund managers understand the risks and opportunities in order to make the right investment decisions. The firm's core strength is in assisting clients with both short term solutions and long term strategies that are in the best interest of the property.

RIA focuses on all types of retail and shopping center properties, including department and specialty stores, discount and off-price retailers, regional shopping centers, community/power shopping centers, factory outlet centers, lifestyle centers and mixed-use developments.

Our consulting services include trade area assessments, competitive evaluations, market positioning strategies, tenant mix planning, sales and rent forecasting, site feasibility, acquisition due diligence, investment risk/opportunity assessment, contraction analysis, customized workshops and other advisory services. We also provide leasing and commercial real estate disposition services.

RIA was founded in 2003. The firm's three principals - Stuart Zall, Jeff Green and Bruce Katz - are hands-on retail and shopping center analysts that have over 85 years of collective experience in the retail and shopping center industries.