Mitch Traub is a Senior Vice President / Brokerage with The Retail Connection, L.P. With almost 15 years of experience working with some of the largest retailers, restaurants and landlords in Texas and nationally, Mitch has shown tremendous success in his ability to represent both Tenant and Landlord in a transaction. In addition, he thrives on the challenge of initiating the appropriate strategic expansion plan for his clients and has proven very successful in this endeavor. The longevity of his client relationships continue to prove his dedication to the industry and to his extreme work ethic. For over 10 years, Mitch has successfully represented and continues to represent national tenants such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Fish City Grill, Hospitality USA [brands such as Sherlock’s Pub, Baker Street Pub, Local Pour, The British Beverage Company]. In addition, he is equally proud and excited to have represented and continues to represent these best in class Tenants: Shake Shack, Uchi Restaurants, Paradise Bakery, Lolo’s Chicken & Waffles, Snappy Salads, Shell Shack, Becks Prime, The Protein Bar, 33 Restaurant Group [Union Bear Brewpub & Pizza Tavern, Taverna Rossa, Heritage Pizza Co., Cadillac Pizza Pub and Palio’s] and EZ Corp.
Working with great landlords and developers continues to be another passion and goal for Mitch. He has successfully leased out several dynamic retail and restaurant projects over the years in the real estate business. While he has a long resume of successful project leasing, strategically choosing a real estate project to lease successfully is and will continue to be a motivating factor. Some of his landlord clients include Greenway Investment Company, Grace Development, Granite Properties, KBS Realty Advisors, Standridge Companies, RTG Capital, RM Crowe, and ECOM Real Estate.
Prior to joining The Retail Connection in 2004, Mitch worked for The Weitzman Group where he began his career leasing shopping centers in the North Texas market. During this time, he received the “Breakout Award” in 2002 for significant production growth and in 2003 received the Dallas Business Journal award for “Best Deal in Developed Real Estate”. In March 2004, Mitch was again recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the Dallas “Rising Stars” in commercial real estate. In addition, he has consistently been named a top producer by his company and by the Dallas Business Journal since starting the business.
Traub is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers [ICSC]. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he received a Bachelor of Science degree.