Commercial Observer | RKF’s Ariel Schuster Makes Sense of a Changing Retail Landscape


By Chava Gourarie

Fridays are usually casual for Ariel Schuster, a vice chairman of the retail brokerage RKF, but this one was different. 

On the day we met, he was wearing a suit and a...
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Commercial Observer | LA’s Robert Ury on Repping Mendocino Farms and Sweetgreen, Plus More Retail Wisdom


By Alison Stateman	

Robert Ury, a vice president at RKF (soon to be part of Newmark Group), started his career in commercial real estate after graduating from USC Marshall School of Business in 2008 during...
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Commercial Observer | The Fitzgerald Test for Retailers


By Robert K. Futterman

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability...
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