Curtis Nassau joined RIPCO Real Estate in 2013 where he is an Executive Vice President. A longtime veteran of retail real estate, he specializes in both tenant and landlord representation at the firm’s New Jersey office.
Curtis’ track record of landlord representation spans downtown (with over a dozen deals in Englewood alone) to urban to highway retail. His development experience ranges from mixed-use to redevelopment, and includes Russo’s mixed-use Shoppes at Vermella in Union, Prism Capital Partners’ mixed-use Edison Village in West Orange, Tucker’s mixed-used Springfield Avenue Marketplace, and Clarion’s redevelopment of Essex Green in West Orange. Additional mixed-use projects include Carlton Group/New Valley in Secaucus, LCor in Montclair, and Roseland Properties in Weehawken, and West New York.
Curtis has also represented tenants from local to bigbox to franchises. He has facilitated numerous retailer expansions in the New Jersey markets, including Planet Fitness, Noodles & Co., Club Pilates, Row House, and Smashburger. Additionally, he has been involved in more than 100 restaurant transactions for brands such as Panera Bread, Chick-Fil-A, Darden Restaurants, McDonald’s, Burger King, Chipotle, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Jersey Mikes, and Primo Hoagies; upwards of 70 fitness center transactions including Gold’s Gym, Retro Fitness, Fitness 19, CKO Kickboxing, and UFC Gyms; and transactions in the supermarket category, with ShopRite, Aldi, Lidl, Trader Joe’s, Food Town, Key Foods, and Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace.
Curtis is a member of the International Council of Shopping Center, and received a Bachelor’s of Arts from Union College.