Andrew Poncher

Director, Retail Strategy

Andrew has fifteen years of experience in the retail real estate industry, focusing for the last decade on the retail evolution of Downtown D.C.  Over the past five years, Andrew has been involved in over 400,000 square feet of retail transactions in the District. In addition, Andrew plays an active role in helping local retailers like Baked and Wired, Red Hen, Fainting Goat, and Immortal Beloved expand their presence, as well as fostering relationships and promoting D.C. with exciting out-of-market retailers, including The Smith (NYC), HipCityVeg (Philly), Roka Akor (Chicago), and Maison Kayser (NYC).

Andrew’s developer clients include local groups such as Kettler, Donohoe, Perseus, Douglas Development, and Quadrangle, and institutional entities including MetLife, Brookfield, Hines, and JP Morgan.  As a Director of Retail Strategy, Andrew is dedicated to the continued growth & transformation of DC’s retail landscape, helping the most dynamic areas grow new, engaging, and value-add stores and restaurants. Poncher has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Management from The London School of Economics.

  • Emerging market mastermind

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”