Rachel Elias Wein is an experienced executive, business strategist, and independent board director with a principal focus on the impact of evolving consumer trends on commercial real estate. With two decades of service to many of the nation’s largest essential retailers and institutional real estate owners, Rachel is a trusted advisor and partner in times of change. Her experience guiding both owners and operators provides a valuable and unmatched perspective.
Rachel is the founder and chief executive of WeinPlus, a strategic advisory and investment firm focused on consumer, retail, and commercial real estate sectors. In this capacity, Rachel serves as an advisor on enterprise-wide capital allocation and as a general partner on strategic portfolio transactions. WeinPlus serves essential retailers Walgreens, The Kroger Co., and Publix Super Markets, as well as public REITs, fund managers, and educational endowments.
Rachel serves on the Board of Directors of Alpine Income Property Trust (NYSE: PINE) where she is a member of both the Audit and Compensation committees. Alpine Income Property Trust is a single tenant net lease REIT based in Winter Park, Florida with a national portfolio of retail assets.
Previously, Rachel served on the Advisory Board and was a shareholder of Ravti Corporation, a privately held commercial real estate technology company focused on HVAC system management and maintenance. Ravti was acquired by Building Engines in 2020.
Rachel serves on several not-for-profit boards including Tampa Bay International School, Camp Judaea Property Inc., and the University of Florida’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate. Rachel is Chairman of the Urban Land Institute’s Commercial Retail Development Council (Gold Flight) and serves on the International Council of Shopping Centers Foundation Board of Directors and Open Air Committee.
Prior to founding WeinPlus, Rachel served as a development executive with The Sembler Company and a senior associate with Ernst & Young’s (EY) Real Estate Advisory practice, counseling clients on $40 billion in mergers and acquisitions and capital programs. Rachel earned master’s degrees in both real estate and architecture and an undergraduate degree in design from the University of Florida, Gainesville.