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John Asadoorian

Principal Broker


Founding principal of Asadoorian Retail Solutions, John is a native Washingtonian. His entry into the world of retail real estate occurred in 1986. Having witnessed the ebb and flow of retail in the Nation’s Capital, John developed a personal drive to see retail return to the city’s core. In the years that followed, his entrepreneurial style suited him well as the Director of Retail Leasing for The Oliver Carr Company (now CarrAmerica) and then Grubb & Ellis as Senior Vice President. Today, he employs the unique skills learned from the property owner’s perspective with those particular to the tenants. His experience is broad as he has assisted start-up retail and restaurant operations and has been retained by nationally known, multi-unit concepts. He is also adept at representing the interests of property owners and their unique demands. The breath and depth of John’s knowledge of the regional retail market comprises the Greater Washington and Baltimore markets. On a national level his focus includes major urban centers. Recognized as an authority in the regional real estate market, John has been recognized as an expert by various zoning commissions and planning councils. He has spoken at various trade conferences and is quoted regularly in various newspapers and publications. John graduated from Syracuse University in 1984 and received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He enjoys regular travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming and is an active skier, rower and mountain biker.


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