Vice President, Real Estate (Catherines, a division of Ascena Retail Group, Inc.)
Greater Philadelphia Area
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
Vice President, Real Estate (Catherines)
July 2014 to Present
Real Estate Investment Consultant | Principal Investor
May 2009 to Present
Leaders in Corporate Retail Real Estate in the Greater Philadelphia Area
2013 to Present
Commercial and Residential Real Estate
February 2012 to June 2014
VP Real Estate | Construction | Real Estate Strategy
November 2007 to April 2009
VP Real Estate | Construction | Real Estate Strategy
January 2006 to November 2007
VP Real Estate | Construction | Real Estate Strategy
April 2005 to January 2006
Director of Real Estate
March 1999 to April 2005
Real Estate Manager
May 1997 to March 1999
Circuit City Stores, Inc.
Director Real Estate - Circuit City / CarMax
March 1990 to May 1997
Director Real Estate | Store Construction | Manager Internal Audit
September 1983 to March 1990
Hecht's (May Dept. Stores)
August 1975 to October 1983
Head of real estate for Catherines, a 382 retail store chain of womens' plus size ready-to-wear fashion clothing and a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group. Responsible for the asset management of existing real estate including the disposition and repositioning of existing stores, long range new retail store growth planning, market planning, trading area void analysis, real estate... Head of real estate for Catherines, a 382 retail store chain of womens' plus size ready-to-wear fashion clothing and a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group. Responsible for the asset management of existing real estate including the disposition and repositioning of existing stores, long range new retail store growth planning, market planning, trading area void analysis, real estate portfolio evaluation, lease action decisions and real estate dealmaking.
What company does Mark Mueller work for?
Mark Mueller works for Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
What is Mark Mueller's role at Ascena Retail Group, Inc.?
Mark Mueller is Vice President, Real Estate (Catherines)
What industry does Mark Mueller work in?
Mark Mueller works in the Real Estate industry.
Corporate Retail Real Estate Manager and Dealmaker. Directs Retail Real Estate Strategy, Store Market Deployment, Trade Area Analysis, Site Selection, Deal Negotiation, Lease Negotiation, Asset Managment and Retail Store Dispositioning. Commercial and Residential Real Estate Investment Broker. Worked with both retail tenants and landlords on the sale and leasing of retail shopping center space in strips centers, lifestyle centers and malls. Private Real Estate Investor. Owner of Glenmar Properties, a private real estate investment consulting firm. Active commercial property real estate investor, investing primarily in multi-family rental and mixed use projects. I work with both investment buyers and sellers of investment grade commercial real estate properties. I offer commercial real estate services which include property survey and assessment, financial deal analysis, sale and leasing marketing and provide property investment strategy direction and management. Expertise: * Commercial property acquisitions & dispositioning * Property renovations & redevelopment * Multi-family property investments * High Yield income producing investment strategies * Commercial Real Estate investment physical surveys & price opinions * Investment Property financial analysis * Retail Store Tenant Representation and LeasingVice President, Real Estate (Catherines) @ Head of real estate for Catherines, a 382 retail store chain of womens' plus size ready-to-wear fashion clothing and a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group. Responsible for the asset management of existing real estate including the disposition and repositioning of existing stores, long range new retail store growth planning, market planning, trading area void analysis, real estate portfolio evaluation, lease action decisions and real estate dealmaking. From July 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Real Estate Investment Consultant | Principal Investor @ Founder and owner Glenmar Properties, LLC a residential and commercial real estate investment consulting firm. I identify, analyze and negotiate real estate deals on single-family multi-family and retail shopping center properties in eastern US states. I assist real estate investors at any level with the identification, analysis, deal negotiation and transactional processing of investment grade properties. Property owner, landlord, property manager and private lender for numerous income producing properties. Specialize in real estate development projects including Mixed Use Retail Developments, Senior Care Facilities and Multi-Family Homes. My property deals create positive monthly/quarterly cash flow and are designed to accumulate long term equity growth. From May 2009 to Present (6 years 8 months) Founder @ • Networking with major retail real estate industry leaders including brokers, landlords, developers and vendors. • Maintain Up-to-Date information on national and regional retailer expansion plans and strategies. • Focus on the latest technologies in retail store sales modeling, asset management and lease administration. • Monitor key site requirements and key lease clauses used by expanding retailers. • Review of new strip center and mall leasing activity and space availability. • Local market and trade area demographic trends. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Commercial and Residential Real Estate @ A PA and NJ licensed real estate agent, consulting buyers, sellers, tenants, landlord's and property owners in competitive and comparative market analysis, strategic site planning, site selection, existing site repositioning planning, competitive and complimentary location analysis and retail sales modeling at the market, trade area, center & site levels. As an Real Estate Investment consultant I assist both Sellers and Investment Buyers in the identification, negotiation and transacting of investment grade properties. I focus primarily on the acquisition and disposition of investment properties in Burlington, Camden and Mercer counties, in southern New Jersey. I also work with clients to help them identify the potential of their real estate assets, offer them intelligent property solutions and provide high return real estate investment opportunities. From February 2012 to June 2014 (2 years 5 months) VP Real Estate | Construction | Real Estate Strategy @ A privately held company with 240 mid-sized box specialty retail stores in the US. I oversaw the internal and external Real Estate, Store Design, Legal, Facilities and Construction functions. I managed the site selection, deal-lease negotiation and store construction over 25 new stores while in this position. From November 2007 to April 2009 (1 year 6 months) VP Real Estate | Construction | Real Estate Strategy @ I managed the Real Estate and Construction department of this privately held company with 127 retail specialty stores in the US and 116 licensed stores internationally. Created Real Estate and the Store Construction functions in-house (previously outsourced) and manage the national retail store real estate portfolio. From January 2006 to November 2007 (1 year 11 months) VP Real Estate | Construction | Real Estate Strategy @ Headed the Real Estate, Construction and Facilities departments of this privately held company with 645 retail mall based stores and 350 Spirit Halloween stores. Responsible for developing company wide real estate strategy including new store openings, lease renewals, store remodeling, store closings, underperforming real estate dispositioning, store prototype design and construction, companywide building and store maintenance, facilities planning and capital budgeting for retail stores and corporate HQ facilities. From April 2005 to January 2006 (10 months) Director of Real Estate @ Member of the Corporate Real Estate Dept. of this public retail store company, deploying and repositioning specialty and big box retail stores in malls, strip and specialty centers. Directed new store growth, asset management, strategic planning, store disposition planning and construction project management for Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic and Outlet Store divisions in the states of MD, NJ, DE, DC, IN, OH, KY, VA, WV, PA. Completed over 113 new store transactions for Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic. From March 1999 to April 2005 (6 years 2 months) Real Estate Manager @ Worked within the real estate department of this privately held, 45 store retail chain specializing in children’s educational and developmental products. Responsible for developing national market entry strategies, site selection, deal making, board of directors/executive committee presentation and lease negotiation for approximately 15 stores per year, for all major markets in the eastern and central U.S From May 1997 to March 1999 (1 year 11 months) Director Real Estate - Circuit City / CarMax @ Worked within the real estate department of this public retail store company where I was responsible for the acquisition and management of ~19 properties annually, for the construction of retail "Micro", "Mini" and "Super" stores and CarMax Auto stores, by directing the site selection process, hiring of local real estate brokers, negotiation of lease and purchase deals, presentation of projects to executive real estate committee, managing the legal document negotiation process, the entitlement process, closing of lease or purchase transactions and store construction. From March 1990 to May 1997 (7 years 3 months) Director Real Estate | Store Construction | Manager Internal Audit @ Headed the real estate and store construction department of this national retail and catalogue operation with over 100 retail stores (including 7 Outlet Mall deals). Negotiated deals and leases for Brookstone’s mall based real estate program and conceived the successful kiosk program in airports and regional shopping centers. Headed the Internal Audit department and oversaw the Internal Audit and Control function of the company. Area Store Operations Manager, Store Manager in field retail in Washington, DC and New York City Metro Districts. From September 1983 to March 1990 (6 years 7 months) Merchandise Buyer @ Worked within the Merchandising and Store Operations departments of this regional branch of the publically traded May Department Stores Company. Trained in store field management and buying positions in a major retail department store environment. From August 1975 to October 1983 (8 years 3 months) BA, Biology @ George Mason University From 1971 to 1975 Mark Mueller is skilled in: Web Design, Internet Marketing, Personal Productivity Consultant, Property Management, REO, Real Estate, Investment Properties, Residential Homes, Commercial Real Estate, Investments, Retail, Sales, Negotiation, Profit, Marketing
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