Orchard Supply Hardware
I haven’t often had the opportunity to work with a team that delivers beyond the aspirations of their sales pitch. You worked with us as an extension of our team to clearly dene strategy, report the results, follow-up and successfully complete the project in a timely fashion. The process you described was exactly what happened, and the results were even greater than we expected. Thanks for a job well done.
‹ Chris D. Newman, EVP, CFO and Treasurer, Orchard Supply Hardware
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
When we made a difficult decision to cease operations of the Fashion Bug chain, we chose A&G to assist us with the resulting lease negotiations.
The quick termination of leases and re-assignment of over 100 locations exceeded our expectations. A&G did this while maintaining our important relationships with the landlord community.
‹ David Jaffe, President & CEO, Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
We are very grateful for the relationship that we have had with Peter and Emilio and their team. Most importantly they have the knowledge and the trust of all sides in these difficult situations and as a result provide a very constructive role in finding workable solutions. Opening stores is certainly a lot more enjoyable than closing stores, but sometimes reductions are necessary and they have been a great resource to work with.
‹ Gary Schoenfeld, President and CEO of Pac Sun
Pier 1 Imports
Pier 1 Imports reached out for an objective real estate advisor to work with our internal team on real estate strategy and restructuring of our portfolio. Their team has been strategic and very diligent in working as a part of our team in what was an important piece of our company’s turnaround. Peter, Emilio and Andy have been great partners and they truly understand the real estate landscape very well.
‹ Cary Turner, Sr. Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Pier 1 Imports
In connection with our acquisition of the Joes Jeans intellectual property, we partnered with A&G to implement a restructuring plan for the brand's retail locations. Our goal was to bring in a real estate partner to terminate and restructure leases for the buyer of the consolidated retail operations. A&G not only beat all of our expectations, but made us "better buyers". Their professionalism, market intelligence, and credibility with the landlords helped make this a very successful transaction. We have found a terrific partner here and look forward to working with them in the future.
‹ Chad Wagenheim, EVP Strategic Development and Operations, Sequential Brands Group.