What we do

Kamehameha Schools
CHALLENGEOne of the ten largest educational endowments in the country with assets exceeding $11 billion, including $4 billion in commercial real estate, seeks to become a best-in-class real estate owner.
OPPORTUNITYAs the largest landowner in Hawai'i with 360,000 acres of land (including 2,500 acres of urban Honolulu) and 275 commercial real estate assets primarily focused on retail, resort and industrial, the portfolio has enormous potential for long-term redevelopment and community engagement.
SOLUTIONA top-to-bottom assessment of the commercial real estate team, processes and systems and subsequent implementation of portfolio-wide initiatives related to capital allocation, leasing, development and asset management.
"We were looking for someone with extensive national exposure to bring us a fresh, unbiased view of our marketplace and portfolio opportunities. Rachel guides us as we seek to be both unique and best-in-class; balancing business success with our deep community ties and cultural values."
Walter Thoemmes
Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate
Alexander & Baldwin
CHALLENGEA 147-year-old organization is transitioning from an agriculturally-focused business into one primarily focused on Hawaiian commercial real estate.
OPPORTUNITYDevelop a vertically-integrated real estate organization with a best-in-class team and supporting processes and systems.
SOLUTIONSuccessful transformation to a real estate investment trust (REIT) including the in-sourcing of property management and leasing in 16 months.
“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 Parker
President, A&B Properties
Sembler
CHALLENGEA leading retail developer in the Southeast seeks to adapt their 50-year-old business in response to the dynamic retail and real estate environment.
OPPORTUNITYCapitalize on internal expertise and pivot certain aspects of the operating company to focus on retailer and institutional relationships.
SOLUTIONTen-year strategic partnership including significant changes to the business model, recapitalization of a portfolio of assets, the creation of two institutional funds and ongoing support of improvement initiatives.
“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 Wheeler
Chief Executive Officer, Sembler
Publix Super Markets
CHALLENGEAn industry-leading grocery retailer with over 1,100 locations is furthering their strategic goals by acquiring Publix-anchored shopping centers throughout their 7-state footprint.
OPPORTUNITYDevelop an operating platform for a growing portfolio which responds to the unique needs of a retailer-landlord and is both nimble and consistent with Publix’s culture.
SOLUTIONSince 2009, provide ongoing strategic support for the owned asset portfolio which has tripled in the last three years and now exceeds 330 assets.
“Smart, dedicated, professional and proven, Rachel immediately feels part of our team, a partner not a consultant.”
Jeff Chamberlain
Senior Vice President, Publix
Pebb Enterprises
CHALLENGEA private equity investor is undergoing a generational succession when two principals and five employees were involved in a tragic plane crash.
OPPORTUNITYWhile embedded with the team, managed corporate operations including five active development projects and six transactions immediately following.
SOLUTIONIn a 12-month period, continued aggressive expansion and development efforts and rebuilt an executive team to lead Pebb into the future as a national value-add redevelopment company.
"Rachel was there when we needed it most. Drawing on deep knowledge of our industry, she focuses on the big picture but doesn't let the little things fall through the cracks. She's honest, transparent and always has our best interest in mind."
Ian Weiner
President, Pebb Enterprises

Partners

“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

“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

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