Robin Sande has more than 30 years of experience in tenant representation nationally and sale/ leasing advisory services for retail properties in the Twin Cities. As a senior managing director with Newmark, Robin focuses on the development and execution of national strategic expansion plans for retailers. She has comprehensive knowledge of national markets and longstanding relationships with property owners throughout the United States. Robin is regarded in the industry as a retail real estate expert dedicated to assisting her clients achieve their real estate objectives.
Currently, Robin is focused on the national expansions for Evereve, eyebobs, Eve by Eve’s, Eve’s Temptation, Matt & Nat, Wetzel’s Pretzels, CoV Restaurants and Fox Restaurant Concepts. securing locations on urban streets, and in outlets, malls and lifestyle centers throughout the U.S.
Robin is currently working with some of the largest shopping center owners to help collaborate with mall expansions and redevelopment of their properties.
Robin joined Newmark in 2019, when parent company Newmark Group, Inc., acquired RKF, a retail real estate brokerage based in New York. She began at RKF in 2007, as senior managing director in the firm’s Strategic Retailer Services group.
Prior to RKF, Robin was vice president of real estate for bebe Stores, Inc. where she was responsible for devising the retailer’s strategic expansion rollout in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. While with bebe, Robin secured 125 locations for the retailer. Previously, she served as senior director of real estate for Polo Ralph Lauren, where she successfully executed the national roll-out of Club Monaco. Earlier in her career, Robin spent seven years with The Wet Seal, Inc./Arden B. as vice president of real estate.
- Licensed real estate
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Robin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications and rhetoric from the University of Minnesota.