Navarro Retail Group

Name: Mr. Michael J. Navarro
Phone: 949-422-0780
Fax: 949-644-8631
Address: 17461 Derian Avenue, Suite 106 Irvine, California 92614


Michael J. Navarro, President of California based Navarro Retail Inc., is a retail specialist with over 24 years of experience co-developing retail projects; representing landlords and most specifically, representing national retailers throughout Southern California. He is recognized by his peers as one of the leading Retail Brokers/Consultants in the region.

Michael started his brokerage career in 1985 at Grubb & Ellis in Newport Beach. He quickly rose in the ranks and achieved Senior Vice President status. Some of his achievements included:  Rookie of the Year, Top Retail Broker in the Nation and Co-founder of the Retail Tenant Services Group for Grubb & Ellis. Grubb & Ellis of Newport Beach consistently ranked first or second in the nation in terms of productivity and Michael led the office in the most transactions completed. After 11 years, Michael started Radius Retail Advisors which he later sold to Insignia/ESG, which was one of the nation’s largest brokerage companies at the time. 

Michael was the key broker who brought Best Buy to California and secured their first 22 locations for the Company in the late 90’s. Today, Michael represents Wal-Mart stores and Sam’s Club in various regions of Southern California. Michael has completed over 15 transactions for Wal-Mart since founding his new company, Navarro Retail Group in 2001. His responsibilities for Wal-Mart include site identification, lease/purchase negotiations, entitlement procurement and overall project management. This experience has enabled him to bring his tenant relationships and entitlement experience to his preferred developer contacts and to jointly develop new shopping centers.  One of his current developments includes the new One11Plaza in Rancho Mirage. This development is currently under construction and will be home to Starbuck’s; Bing Crosby’s Restaurant, and many more specialty shops and restaurants. The project is directly across the street from The River, a 250,000sf entertainment center which Michael procured and leased. 

Professional Background:

·   Acted as lead broker on over 50 new Shopping, Power centers.
·   Completed 22 transactions for Best Buy.
·   Opened 15 new stores for Wal-Mart.
·   Assisted Alamo Group in the disposition and redevelopment of over 50 Builders Emporium stores.

Partial Client List:

A partial list of Michael's clients include:  Walmart (15 stores), Sam's Club, Best Buy (22 stores) and J.H. Snyder (The River in Rancho Mirage).

Affiliations & Designations:

Michael Navarro of Navarro Retail Group is a member and panel speaker of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Year Business Started: 1985
License Information:
Licensed real estate agent, California license #00851543
Corp DRE #01388660


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