Restaurant Industry Veteran Lane Cardwell Joins Falcon Realty Advisors as a Director of its Restaurant & Entertainment Group
Falcon brings experienced leader on board to accelerate client success
Dallas, August 18, 2015 – Restaurant industry veteran Lane Cardwell has joined Dallas-based Falcon Realty Advisors as a director of its Restaurant & Entertainment group, where he will use his extensive restaurant leadership experience to advise the commercial real estate firm’s clients on their strategic positioning and concept branding.
Cardwell has served as president of P.F. Chang’s, president and CEO of Boston Market, and president and CEO of Eatzi’s Market and Bakery, a joint venture with Brinker International and Phil Romano. During his time at Brinker, he also served as chief administrative officer and as a member of the board. His responsibilities included all aspects of corporate development, marketing, purchasing, acquisitions and new concept development.
“There’s hardly anyone in the industry with more experience and expertise than Lane Cardwell,” said Tim Hughes, president and CEO of Falcon Realty Advisors, a privately-held commercial real estate company specializing in tenant representation exclusively for retail, restaurant and entertainment industry clients. “He’s going to be a tremendous asset to the companies that Falcon works with, particularly the emerging brands that are new to the market.”
In addition to his role at Falcon, Cardwell will continue to advise on positioning and branding strategies through his firm Cardwell Hospitality Advisory.
“I look forward to sharing the lessons that I have learned from leadership positions with 43 restaurant concepts with the restaurant clients of Falcon. Protecting good brands with a sound brand development strategy is our primary goal,” said Cardwell.
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About Falcon Realty Advisors:
Falcon Realty Advisors is a privately owned commercial real estate company based in North Texas and operating throughout the U.S. that works exclusively with retail, restaurant and entertainment tenants in real estate strategy, construction and development. Since 2001, Falcon has been marrying the big picture with the bottom line through a model of conscious business to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve. For more information, please visit www.falconcompanies.com.
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