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Current responsibilities 
Ben Lazzareschi is a retail brokerage professional specializing in urban landlord and retailer representation in San Francisco and selected suburban markets.  He serves as a trusted advisor for owners of commercial properties providing senior level direction on retail strategy, merchandising, leasing and repositioning.  In addition, Ben represents best in class retailers in their market expansion and development efforts.

Experience
Ben’s agency work includes flagship listings in Union Square, the Financial District and premium high streets in San Francisco.  He has worked with Hudson Pacific Properties, Ponte Gadea, The Vanbarton Group, TIAA, Vornado Realty Trust, and Prudential.  In addition, Ben handled the lifestyle retail leasing for premium multifamily developers Essex Property Trust, Masterworks Development, Trumark Urban and 7x7 Development.  

Ben’s retailer clientele include industry leading brands in categories ranging from apparel to food and beverage.  He has worked with best in class retailers - Equinox Fitness Clubs, SoulCycle, Nike, H&M, The Container Store, Warby Parker, Anne Taylor, The Shade Store, Brandy Melville and restaurants such as Shake Shack, Hakkasan, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse and Grille concept.  He utilizes his expertise in market analysis, site selection and negotiations to produce successful locations for his clients regionally, nationally and internationally. 

Ben has been nominated for the retail deal of the year by the San Francisco Business Times and has been awarded the restaurant deal of the year.  He has been quoted in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle and other industry publications.

Key retailer clients:                                                      
  • Equinox
  • Nike
  • Shake Shack
  • Soulcycle
  • Del Frisco’s 
  • Brandy Melville
  • Container Store
  • The Shade Store
  • Anne Taylor
  • West Marine
  • Hakkasan
Key agency clients:
  • Vanbarton Group
  • U.B.S.
  • Prudential
  • OSTRS
  • Hudson Pacific Properties
  • Greater Bay Development
  • Borunc LLC
  • Prometheus
  • Marathon Fund
  • RBS
  • TIAA
  • Ellis Partners
Education and affiliations
Ben holds a B.S. degree from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon.  He resides in San Francisco with his wife Kelley and his daughter Hope.  In his spare time, Ben enjoys skiing, fly fishing, boating and spending time with his family.