WHAT WE DO
Expanding your business, opening new stores and closing down others, requires active management. Staying attuned to the market and its opportunities can be a full-time job! Retail Point makes its extensive knowledge of the sector available to retailers who wish to outsource this activity. As retail space specialists we can help define growth strategy and accompany clients through the finalization of their commercial leases. The agency’s expertise includes all aspects of lease management.
Real Estate Brokerage
Keenly aware of retail needs and strategies, Retail Point is equipped to locate the best commercial real estate opportunities in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The company also places its expertise at the disposition of owners and investors who wish to expand their commercial portfolios via the lease or sale of their property.
Philippe Simons is a founding partner of Retail Point. With more than 20 years of experience as real estate responsible for Quick, Kruidvat and ICI Paris XL he looks after most of the property management. Philippe lives together with his wife and three children in Boechout. He is a real family man who spends most of his time supporting his children on the hockey fields. When he is not riding his bike you will find him on a golf course in his spare time.
Yves Walravens is a founding partner of Retail Point and a weathered real estate transactor. With previous experience at Cushman & Wakefield, he looks after most commercial aspects of investment and letting transactions. He has masters in Real estate – Tax and Economics from the university of Leuven and Namur. Yves lives west of Brussels in Dilbeek with his wife and three young children. Outside the office he is keen on running, mountain biking and walking.
Evelyne De Clercq is working for Retail Point as a management assistant since June 2013. She takes care off all administrative aspects in the office. It’s her job to enlighten Yves’ and Philippe’s job so they can focus a 100% on their job. When you phone the office you will probably have her on the line. Evelyne lives in Mortsel with her husband and two children. She loves cooking and modern dance.
Evelyn Nédée joined the Retail Point team as real estate manager in May 2017. Evelyn joins from Mc Donalds were she was expansion manager. Prior to that she was real estate broker for Wellimo and Engel & Völkers. Evelyn lives in the city center of Antwerp. She is keen on hockey and loves fitness and running. Her next goal is running half a marathon.
Benoit Stockman is supporting Retail Point on an independent basis since May 2018. Over the years Benoit has accumulated extensive experience in retail-related real estate: first as a lawyer for numerous retailers, then as director of the legal practice group real estate & expansion at Delhaize Belgium and finally as legal counsel at Retail Estates where he gained experience at the investors side in the special context of a public GVV. He lives together with his wife and 2 children in Ghent. In his free time he loves riding his bike.