As President of ReStore, David Solomon serves as the worldwide leader for ReStore's Global retail services. He works closely with our professionals and clients to increase their speed and efficiency in the acquisition, leasing and sale of retail properties. ReStore leverages the local market knowledge and expertise of our retail specialists worldwide and our well established infrastructure and technology to provide comprehensive site selection, tenant representation, acquisition, disposition, investment sales, valuation and project management services. ReStore also leverages Market Analytics state of the art geo-demographic mapping and customer segmentation solutions to support retailers’ expansion around the world.
Solomon has extensive experience as a retail real estate advisor and retailer. In 1990 he founded a brokerage firm that would become one of the largest retail tenant representation and property management firms in the United States. He later founded the 20-store Israel franchise of Toys “R” Us. Solomon also founded a nationwide chain of DVD kiosks that operated inside leading retailers such as Albertson’s and Barnes & Noble College Bookstores. It was sold in 2006 to an affiliate of McDonald’s that now has over 4,000 units nationwide.
Additionally, Solomon’s family has invested in and owned numerous shopping centers and was among the founding investors in retail companies such as Zany Brainy and Mid-Atlantic Restaurant Systems (the largest Boston Chicken franchisee). He has worked with a wide range of leading retailers as an advisor and as a principal during periods of rapid growth to better manage the real estate process and add value to their portfolios.
Anderson works with leading retailers, consumer goods organizations and financial institutions to help optimize their store and distribution networks. He has developed a holistic approach that includes analysis of detailed geo-demographic data, customers and competitors, to produce a cohesive vision to keep the network the correct size, in the right locations, targeting the right people at the right price points.
Prior to joining ReStore, Anderson spent 14 years at Scotiabank in various senior roles in both domestic retail banking and international distribution network planning. He has tremendous knowledge related to global financial services and retailing distribution trends, strategic approaches, product knowledge, customer trends, merchandising/way finding development, customer analytics and assessing market potential and growth. In addition, he has direct work experience in the United States, Mexico, Europe and the Caribbean.