Growing Team of Retail Strategy Associates Increases Firm’s Landlord and Tenant Representation Services

Washington, DC (November 2016) — Neighborhood Retail Group (NRG), a commercial real estate leader specializing in the unique challenges of the retail sector, recently announced its addition of two retail strategy associates, Kristen Page Emond and Dana Susan Nebinski, to support the company’s ever-expanding client base.

As retail strategy associates, both Emond and Nebinski will aid in market and site analysis, site selection and transaction management, lease negotiations, business development and participate in the creation of financial analysis for retail tenants and landlords.

A New England native, Emond attended New York University earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Fine Art and Italian. In 2014, she relocated to Washington DC to attend Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, focusing on public policy and brand management. While attending Georgetown, Emond was introduced to NRG and began interning with the firm. Now recipient of an MBA and licensed in Washington, DC and Maryland, Emond brings a creative marketing and analytical skill set to the NRG team.

Nebinski grew up in Great Falls, VA and attended the University of South Carolina where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and Journalism and a minor in Psychology. Prior work experience with real estate firms Transwestern and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank fueled her passion for exploring groundbreaking retail concepts. Nebinski is a licensed real estate salesperson in both Washington, DC and Virginia.

“We’re fortunate to have Kristen and Dana take on such essential roles within the company,” says Bethany Kazaba, Founder and Managing Principal of NRG. “Each bring vital skill sets to fully support our clients as we continue to grow at an accelerated rate.”

In 2016 alone, Kazaba and NRG will have opened more than 50 new business locations for and on behalf of her clients, including fitness facility Rebel Fit USA in Woodbridge, VA, multiple INOVA Urgent Care locations in Northern VA, fitness concept Cut Seven in the popular Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, SugarVault Desserts in Hyattsville, MD, DC Lash Bar in Georgetown and a BurgerFi franchise in Old Town Alexandria, VA. With additional mixed-use, restaurant, cafe and gym openings in the works, Kazaba and the NRG team have their sights set on transforming the Washington, DC Metro area one neighborhood at a time.

About Neighborhood Retail Group: A combined 80 years and four generations of retail experience in more than 180 retail properties in the DC area has made Neighborhood Retail Group (NRG) a distinguished real estate industry leader. Managing Principal and Founder Bethany Kazaba brings her talent and expertise to a company focused solely on servicing the unique demands of the retail sector. From development and management to marketing and branding, the dedicated real estate professionals at NRG know what it takes to generate success for your business. For more information, visit