CRE firm hires former Books-A-Million exec
by Brent Godwin, Birmingham Business Journal, Aug 10, 2017 [link]
A Birmingham commercial real estate company has made a new hire with plenty of experience from a few local retail players.
Retail Strategies said it has hired Bear Burnett as a retail development director. Burnett comes to the company with more than 10 years of experience in retail at Books-A-Million, Hancock Fabrics, and at Books-A-Million subsidiary Preferred Growth Properties.
“Bear has repeatedly proven himself as deal maker with the drive to step into any role and get results,” says Robert Jolly, CEO of Retail Strategies. “Hiring him at this point in our company ensures continued growth. Our clients will find they are in good hands.”