February 7, 2017 – San Diego, CA 92122 – Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate announced today the addition of Urban Strategies Group, comprised of 3 retail specialists – industry veterans Michael Burton, Pasquale Ioele and Alex Drecksel. Urban Strategies Group is a regional leader in the leasing and sales of primarily retail properties in San Diego’s high-density urban environments. They have a special focus on representing notable restaurant users expanding into the San Diego market.
“Michael Burton and his entire team will be a key addition as we expand our retail services to the San Diego urban market,” said Steve Avoyer, President of Flocke & Avoyer. “The team has a sizeable market share, especially in Downtown San Diego, where creativity, market knowledge and commitment have contributed to their success with both landlords and tenants alike. They have also developed long-standing client relationships with San Diego retail ownerships.”
The USG team works on featured projects such as Makers Quarter, Gaslamp Square, North City and Park 12 (formerly Ballpark Village). The team was responsible for many distinguished transactions in the marketplace such as, Duke’s La Jolla, Bottega Americano, STK, Punch Bowl Social, Urge Common House, 10 Barrel Brew Co., Catania and Prep Kitchen. Their tenant representation accounts include Fox Restaurant Concepts, Shake Shack, Trulucks, Waypoint Public, Jersey Mikes Subs, Whisknladle Hospitality, CVS, Pappelecco, True Fusion, Halcyon and Stella Public House.
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with the top retail brokerage house in San Diego and to get an opportunity to work with Steve Avoyer and the highly respected family of brokers at Flocke & Avoyer,” said Michael Burton. “The Flocke & Avoyer platform will allow our team to provide more specialized and tailored services to our clients and gives us the freedom and flexibility needed to successfully navigate urban markets and property types.”
Prior to joining Flocke & Avoyer, Michael Burton, Pasquale Ioele and Alex Drecksel were with Cushman & Wakefield.