Edge Realty Partners Welcomes Michael Clark as SVP

Senior Vice President Michael Clark brings extensive experience to the Phoenix office.

PHOENIX, Ariz. – October 10, 2023  – Edge Realty Partners is pleased to announce that Michael Clark has joined the Edge Phoenix office as a Senior Vice President.  Clark will specialize in high-profile, hyper-rollout growth for Edge’s premiere clients and his focus is on site selection and internal team management with Edge’s principals.  He brings a unique perspective to the Phoenix office with 25 years’ experience in brokerage rollouts and nearly eight years in retail and industrial development.  Prior to joining Edge, Clark worked from 2002 until 2016 with the Velocity Retail Group in Phoenix, Arizona, specializing in retail tenant and landlord representation.  Working as a developer, he handled the development and rollout of over 30 Quick Quack car washes, the redevelopment and re-leasing of a former Fry’s anchored shopping center in Goodyear, Arizona, and after founding Mutual Development Partners with a longtime business associate in 2019, the development of nearly 1.5M SF of warehouse space across five projects in the Phoenix MSA.

Clark has also represented numerous tenants in the west and southwest, including Circle K / Clean Freak, Swig Drinks, CVS/pharmacy, Quick Quack Car Wash, Mattress Firm, Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen, Panera Bread, Rudy’s Barbeque, Carl’s Jr., Del Taco, Fatburger, and Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill.  He has also represented Class A retail developers including Evergreen Devco, Kornwasser Shopping Center Properties, Mutual Development Company, and ScanlanKemperBard Companies.

“Michael Clark stands out as a seasoned expert in Arizona’s commercial real estate landscape. With a wealth of brand rollout and development know-how, he goes beyond just executing transactions. He serves as a mentor to our budding brokers and a trusted advisor to our senior members,” said Daniel Ortega, Principal and Designated Broker for Edge Phoenix.  “We’re thrilled to welcome him to EDGE and eagerly anticipate the future he’ll help shape.”

Founded in 2009, Edge Realty Partners is a leading commercial real estate firm providing nationwide strategic brokerage, investment sales, and development services.  With offices in Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Austin/San Antonio, and Phoenix, Edge’s brokerage team exclusively represents more than 280 tenants and over 16 million square feet of commercial space.  Edge’s Capital Markets team has closed more than $7 billion in investment sales and has over $2.4 billion in development experience.