ShopOne’s Chief Operating Officer Bob Dake Named a 2020 4 Under 40 Award Winner by the International Council of Shopping Centers
NEW YORK (BUSINESS WIRE) - ShopOne Centers REIT Inc. (“ShopOne” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator and manager of high-quality, grocery-anchored shopping centers, is pleased to announce that it’s Chief Operating Officer, Bob Dake, was named a 2020 4 Under 40 Award winner by International Council of Shopping Centers’ (“ICSC”) Nominating and Governance Committee. As a 4 Under 40 winner, Dake will work closely with ICSC to help advance the recruitment, engagement and diversity of its members under 40 through a number of initiatives, including its Foundation's Talent Incubator Project, its Partners in Diversity & Inclusion program and a reinvigorated approach to its new Next Gen Leadership Network.
The 4 Under 40 Award recognizes four of the brightest and most talented men and women in the retail real estate industry, not only for their professional accomplishments, but also for their outstanding reputation and contributions to the industry through ICSC volunteering, mentoring, or other ways of giving back.
Mr. Dake commented, “It is an honor to be recognized by ICSC as one of four retail professionals under 40 who are paving the way for the future of the industry and the next generation of talent. I look forward to helping bridge the diversity gap in the industry and making positive contributions for all ICSC members.”
Dake was named ShopOne COO in May 2020 after serving as Executive Vice President of Leasing since joining the Company in 2018. Throughout his tenure at the Company, he has played critical roles in advancing its growth and strengthening its relationships with flagship national and local retailers.
John Roche, Chief Executive Officer of ShopOne added, “We are extremely happy for Bob. He has been a critical part of our growth and success these past two years, and most importantly, has helped attract some of the brightest young minds in the industry to our company. He is someone who values the importance of mentorship and giving back, and his selection as a 4 Under 40 winner is most deserving.”
ShopOne Centers REIT is a leading owner, operator and manager of high-quality shopping centers. The Company’s retail centers are located in established trade areas and are supported by a diverse mix of non-discretionary, value-oriented and grocery retailers. ShopOne is committed to maximizing the value of its portfolio by capitalizing on embedded growth opportunities through driving rents, increasing occupancy and pursuing value-enhancing redevelopment opportunities. To learn more about ShopOne, please visit www.ShopOne.com.
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