Since 1985, The Retail Properties Group, with experienced professionals in Houston real estate, has provided a full assortment of retail real estate brokerage services to retailers and landlords. We have earned our reputation by delivering excellent service and success in tenant representation and project leasing. With longstanding relationships developed over many years, we have been proven successful in delivering unsurpassed local market knowledge with a regional perspective. Our approach is service oriented and our commitment to our clients' success is unequivocal.
Brad Sondock is President and founder of The Retail Properties Group. He started the company after many years of retail real estate experience in the Houston market. Sondock has personally negotiated to completion over 700 retail lease transactions, and leased almost 5 million square feet of retail space. His real estate experience began in 1985 with the retail brokerage division of Henry S. Miller/Grubb & Ellis. In 1992 Sondock established and managed the Houston brokerage division for the Weitzman Group, and served as Senior Vice President of the company. The Weitzman Group is the largest retail brokerage and Development Company in Dallas, Texas.
Sondock has had extensive experience with both retail Tenant and Landlord brokerage representation. Projects have included large (such as The Fountains on the Lake in Stafford, Texas - one of the ten largest strip centers ever built in the Houston market with eleven major anchor Tenants and 700,000 square feet of total leasable area), and small. Tenants he has represented have included Jason’s Deli, Leslie Pool Supply, Ritz Camera, Bike Barn, Guitar Center, Golf Smith, Today’s Vision, Charming Charlie, Casual Male, Barbeques Galore and Wallpaper’s To Go, to name a few.
Sondock has also had extensive experience in retail shopping center development. Sondock has eight established retail shopping centers. At present, most of the existing centers are fully leased. He purchased, designed, built, leased and managed these projects through the company’s development arm.
Deborah Sondock is Senior Partner of The Retail Properties Group. She joined the company in 1997 after more than 26 years in retail development for a variety of national Tenants, including Wicks ‘n’ Sticks, Deck the Walls, Wallpapers To Go, AlphaGraphics, and Supercuts. Deborah’s extensive experience in real estate involves both leasing and development, with mall and non-mall properties. In addition to serving as Vice President for four different retail concepts, she was President of an $86 million nationwide retail chain prior to joining the company. She has an in-depth understanding of the tenant’s needs in retail leasing and development, and brings this invaluable experience to the business. Her extensive contacts throughout the retail, franchising and real estate communities both in Houston and throughout the country have been an asset to the business.
Jerrie Weldon joined The Retail Properties Group in 1998 after almost fifteen years in retail development. Jerrie began her career in the oilfield business in 1980’s, providing her with extensive experience with legal issues. She joined WNS, Inc., in 1984 in the Franchise Development/Real Estate department. She handled the needs of three growing companies - Wicks n’ Sticks, Deck the Walls, and Wallpapers to Go. Her experience handling lease documentation, inside sales and conducting real estate market research for all three divisions provided her with a foundation for her current work at The Retail Properties Group. Jerrie now focuses exclusively on retail real estate, in both project leasing and property management. Her primary focus is Landlord representation for both urban and suburban projects. She manages a privately held portfolio of ten individual properties as well as various other third party projects.