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Franklin Street’s Zach McNamara Recognized as a 2024 Influencer in Retail by

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Franklin Street is proud to announce that Senior Director Zack McNamara has been recognized as a 2024 Influencer in Retail by!

Discover why selected Zack for this prestigious awards program below.

“Zack McNamara is an expert on Orlando’s retail scene with an eye for spotting untapped potential. He specializes in representing and discovering overlooked spaces, particularly in catering to different ethnic and multinational grocers looking to expand into Central Florida where mainstream retail dominates the market. McNamara is a senior director at Franklin Street where he leads the firm’s retail leasing division and plays a pivotal role in assisting owners and landlords of shopping centers and other retail assets located in Orlando and the surrounding areas. His approach is characterized by a keen understanding of market dynamics and a relentless pursuit of value creation. One of his standout achievements was securing a lease deal and representing Bravo Supermarkets, a prominent chain catering to ethically diverse communities, in purchasing multiple properties throughout Central Florida.

Furthermore, his role in facilitating lease agreements with Fancy Fruit underscores his commitment to supporting a diverse range of retail tenants. These deals not only contribute to the economic vitality of the communities they serve but also highlight McNamara’s expertise in site selection and negotiation. He employs a multifaceted approach that combines market research, cultural understanding and a deep network of community connections. His commitment to diversity in retail and community service reflects a deeper ethos of inclusivity and social responsibility, and beyond finding spaces for his clients, McNamara is committed to economic development and revitalization of neighborhoods.

His extensive track record of more than $100 million in commercial real estate transactions underscores his proficiency and effectiveness in navigating complex leasing landscapes. McNamara volunteers in child services at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. His dedication to supporting vulnerable children and families showcases a deep-rooted commitment to making a positive difference in the community.”


We are proud of Zack for his dedication, commitment and hard work here with us at Franklin Street and in his community!

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