A 15-year veteran of the retail real estate industry, Caleb Petersen has developed strong expertise in landlord and tenant representation in retail markets throughout the U.S. Mr. Petersen focuses primarily on assisting retailers in their strategic expansions regionally and nationally.
Mr. Petersen has represented an impressive list of national retailers, including Aquatalia, The Frye Company, Global Brands Group, Marc Jacobs, Oakley, Opening Ceremony, Psycho Bunny, rag & bone and Shakespeare and Co. He has also represented such well-known international retailers as B&B Italia, Furla, Gianvito Rossi, J.Lindeberg, Joe & The Juice, Paul Smith, T2, Unilever and Uno de 50.
Recently, Mr. Petersen arranged transactions on behalf of Aquatalia, Gianvito Rossi, Mr. and Mrs. Italy and Mackintosh on Madison Avenue. He also represented The Frye Company in its leasing of 14 store locations, including those at University Village in Seattle, Thompson Hotel in Nashville, Fillmore Street in San Francisco, SouthPark Mall in North Carolina and Fifth Avenue in New York City’s Flatiron District. Additionally, he secured numerous locations for rag & bone, including the brand’s flagship locations in Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles’ Brentwood neighborhood. Most recently, he secured space on behalf of Rothy’s in New York City’s NoLita neighborhood; Amaffi’s flagship at 432 Park Avenue in New York City; Psycho Bunny in Miami; Amour Vert in Atlanta; Gianvito Rossi in Hawaii and Las Vegas; and Shakespeare and Co. in New York City’s Upper West Side and on Walnut Street in Philadelphia.
Mr. Petersen has also represented a prestigious list of owners, including Jamestown Properties, Rockpoint Group, LCOR, RFR Realty and Hines. On behalf of Jamestown Properties, he was involved in repositioning Chelsea Market and arranged a 16,153-square-foot lease there with Anthropologie and at One Jackson Square, where 4,200 square feet was leased to TD Bank on behalf of RFR Realty and Hines.
Mr. Petersen joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019, following the acquisition by parent company Newmark Group, Inc. of RKF. He joined RKF in 2008 from CBRE, where he had been a top performer.
Mr. Petersen is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of New York. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Mr. Petersen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental studies from the University of Washington.