About Us

In 2005, Robert Jolly & Mead Silsbee saw a need for commercial real estate to work with retailers, landlords, and developers. They formed Retail Specialists to develop and manage retail transactions. In 2011, Robert and Mead formed Retail Strategies to help communities retain and recruit retail. Recruitment works with a commercial real estate firm, partnering with retailers and communities, developers, and landlords.

our divisions

We are the retail real estate experts that help communities thrive.

Retail recruitment services with specialized services for retail education, downtown revitalization, and small business support.

Full-service commercial real estate leasing, brokerage, tenant representation, development, and property management.

Specialized development endeavors, capital finance, and residential development.

The only place where you’ll get the perfect solution

for all your retail and real estate needs.


Community leaders, economic developers, city council members, mayors, and more.

  • Retail Recruitment
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Retail Education (DIY recruitment)


Do you own real estate, shopping centers, or property?

  • Property Management
  • Brokerage & Leasing
  • Development


Do you occupy space or need assistance in expanding into space?

  • Tenant Representation
  • Small Business Support