Who we are

Rachel Elias Wein

Founder & President

Ms. Wein is the Founder and President of WeinPlus, a strategy and management consulting firm focused exclusively on retail and real estate sectors. Ms. Wein serves as the principal strategic advisor to leading public and private real estate companies and national retailers with combined portfolios in excess of $25 billion. Ms. Wein’s expertise is focused on enterprise-level strategic change including portfolio scaling and optimization, REIT conversion,  and organization-wide operational improvements. Previously, Ms. Wein served as a development executive with The Sembler Company and a senior associate with EY’s Transaction Real Estate and Construction Advisory practices, counseling clients on over $40 billion in transactions and $2 billion in construction. A licensed architect for ten years, Ms. Wein graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida, Gainesville, where she earned Masters degrees in both real estate and architecture and an Undergraduate degree in design. She serves on the boards of directors for the University of Florida’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center, Great Explorations Children’s Museum, and Camp Judaea (Chairman of Property Board) as well as the Advisory Board of Ravti, a CRE Tech start-up, the ULI Commercial Retail Development Council (Vice Chairman, Gold Flight) and the ICSC Open Air Committee (Summit Co-Chair).

“Rachel takes a collaborative approach, is smart, aggressive and honest with a high level of cultural understanding. She will push your organization to do things out of your comfort zone and isn't burdened by industry norm.”

Ron WheelerChief Executive Officer, Sembler

“Rachel is innovative in her solutions, tenacious in keeping plans on track and always insightful. We highly value her wide lens filled with unique perspectives.”

Lance ParkerPresident, A&B Properties

“Rachel is constantly on the cutting edge, thinking about what’s changing in our industry and how we can adapt to drive outsized performance. She pinpoints the most critical strategic needs and makes it happen, bridging the strategy-execution gap.”

Andrea DrasitesManaging Director, Blackstone

“Smart, dedicated, professional and proven, Rachel immediately feels part of our team, a partner not a consultant.”

Jeff ChamberlainSenior Vice President, Publix

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Phone 727-386-9346
Email rwein@weinpl.us

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