For more than 30 years Rappaport has proven the ability to successfully adapt to the ever-changing, fast-moving, innovative and entrepreneurial retail industry.
Rappaport awarded the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE), and the company also named a winner of the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval. Gary D. Rappaport completes the second edition of his ICSC published book Investing in Retail Properties.
Rappaport represented PRP, LLC to secure a lease with the renowned culinary innovator Nobu Restaurants for their long-awaited entry to the Washington DC market in the forthcoming 2501 M Street condominium residences. The lease is named among the Best Real Estate Deals of 2015 by the Washington Business Journal.
Rappaport forms a JV partnership with Principal REI, a global investment management leader.
Rappaport begins providing receivership and consulting services for retail REO properties for clients like CW Capital, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank. Gary D. Rappaport authors Investing in Retail Properties, an ICSC published book which explains how to structure real estate partnerships for sharing capital appreciation and cash flow, the basis for classes he continues to teach for ICSC’s University of Shopping Centers and Executive Learning Series and as an annual guest instructor at Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, American and George Mason universities.
President Henry Fonvielle joins Rappaport and establishes the Retail Brokerage division to provide tenant and 3rd party landlord representation services.
Gary D. Rappaport serves as Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Corporate headquarters moves to signature offices at 8405 Greensboro Drive in McLean, Va. Rappaport is selected as lead developer of Skyland Town Center, a planned redevelopment of an underserved retail area in Southeast Washington, D.C.
In another partnership with Lehman Brothers, Rappaport purchases 230,000-square-foot Worldgate Centre in Herndon, VA.
Company includes 27 employees and a management and leasing portfolio of approximately 3 million square feet of retail space in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Rappaport purchases Towers Shopping Center in Roanoke, VA., a 267,000-square-foot regional shopping center anchored by Heironimus department store, Woolworth’s and S&S Cafeteria with 40 limited partners. Rappaport continues to own and manage this center, which has been expanded to include 293,000 square feet and is anchored by Kroger, Fresh Market and Petco.
Rappaport hosts grand opening of H Street Connection, a 35,000-square-foot shopping center located at 8th and H Streets in NE Washington, D.C developed in partnership with J Gerald Lustine. Located in the blossoming H Street Corridor the center is poised for redevelopment into a mixed-use project featuring multi-storied residential units and ground-floor retail with estimated delivery in 2019.
Rappaport is founded by Gary D. Rappaport. Mr. Rappaport forms a partnership to purchase his first shopping center, 41,644-square-foot Milford Mill Shopping Center in Baltimore, MD. with 14 limited partners.
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Rappaport is a trusted and well respected real estate firm with a specialization in Washington, D.C. region’s retail sector. We manage and lease properties owned by Rappaport, institutions, families and others and take pride in managing each property as if it is our own. As a trusted retail adviser with the right connections and in-depth market awareness, Rappaport is the high quality, knowledgeable and dependable solution for the retail real estate industry.
Alliance for Workplace Excellence Health & Wellness Seal of Approval
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Top Tenant Representation Firm
Top Property Management Company
Senior Property Manager
Director of Financial Services
Senior Manager of Lease Administration
WORKING AT RAPPAPORT
Our leader, Gary D. Rappaport, has a passion for retail real estate. He loves what he does and our corporate philosophy is to cultivate an environment where our employees love coming to work at Rappaport each day. Our company focuses on employees and their families, and emphasizes a collaborative work community where departments work together to solve problems and provide best-in-class services for our landlords and tenants. Join our team of more than 100 employees and be a part of one of the most well-known and well-respected retail real estate firms in the Washington D.C. region.