Executive Managing Director, Principal – Retail | Kansas City
Justin Beal joined Newmark Zimmer in 2014 and currently serves as the Executive Managing Director of retail brokerage. He specializes in landlord and tenant representation as well as site selection for the development and implementation of retail tenants’ expansion strategies. He brings to his position over 18 years of business management and ownership experience that includes successfully owning two companies for the past 11 years. He also has vast experience in client relations as well as negotiating contracts ranging in value from $50,000 to $20 million.
Justin currently represents approximately 1.5 million square feet of retail properties throughout the Kansas City MSA. He is working with clients on site selection in Kansas City, Omaha, Topeka, St. Louis and elsewhere throughout the Midwest. He has represented clients that range from startups to national retailers. Most recently, Justin has started site selection to rollout HomeGrown, a new high-end breakfast/lunch concept. Justin is actively working with Planet Fitness, Dairy Queen, Qdoba, Smoothie King, House of Blues, and Thrive Restaurant Group, among many other national brands.
Justin is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Kansas City Regional Associations of REALTORS® (KCRAR), and CCIM Institute. He is also a board member of the Blue Springs Economic Development Council, a member of the Blue Springs Rotary and a former city councilman.
In addition, Justin attends all of the major retail conferences throughout the United States, including but not limited to ICSC in Las Vegas, New York, Chicago and Dallas.