Chris Decouflé leads CBRE’s Retail Capital Markets platform of more than 150 professionals who specialize in the sale, debt and structured finance placement assistance, and recapitalization of retail properties in the Americas. CBRE has completed more retail property sales transactions in terms of total dollar volume than any other firm in the United States and has been named the top-ranked brokerage for retail investment activity by Real Capital Analytics for six consecutive years.
Chris also leads CBRE’s National Retail Partners (NRP), the leading retail investment sales team in the U.S., backed by the most powerful retail and capital markets platforms in the world. NRP’s local expertise, deep market knowledge and collaborative network allow them to deliver exceptional property sale outcomes and drive real value for their clients from coast to coast. Over the last ten years, the NRP has been responsible for more than $62 billion retail investment sales through more than 2,100 assets.
Chris has led multiple $1 billion+ portfolio sales assignments and has passion for working on a strategic level with clients to help set achievable goals, formulate creative solutions, and to produce excellent results. Chris has enjoyed leadership roles in all phases of retail commercial real estate, including investment sales, retail development and retail operations. Chris’s outside activities and interests include coaching, cooking, travel, soccer and woodworking. He has been a big brother with Big Brother/Big Sisters since 1990.
BSBA Management Information Systems University of Arizona
Pro Affiliations / Accreditations
CBRE Colbert Caldwell Circle
Licensed Real Estate Sales Person in Georgia
Licensed Real Estate Sales Person in Alabama
Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Team Overview - National Retail Partners | Southeast
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We Specialize in the Strategic Advisement of Retail Properties Throughout Georgia, the Carolinas and the Greater Southeast
CBRE National Retail Partners – Southeast (NRP-Southeast) provides strategic advisory and disposition services for retail portfolios and single-asset assignments. NRP-Southeast has extensive transaction experience and deep relationships with groups all along the capital spectrum including institutional investors, public and private REITs, developers and a myriad private capital sources.
The NRP-Southeast team has closed more than 450 retail transactions valued at more than $10 billion and totaling more than 710 million square feet. These transactions include nationally recognized mixed-use and lifestyle projects, regionally significant power and community centers, grocery anchored neighborhood centers and high-quality unanchored urban retail. While our practice is centered in the Southeast, our clients and partners have taken us into every corner of the continental United States.