Frank Raeon

Retail Specialist

Since joining the real estate profession, Frank Raeon has made retail and restaurant site selection, tenant representation, and the development of amenity-based small-scale, pedestrian-friendly “street retail” his primary focus. Frank’s real estate experience includes helping such well established national and market-leading regional companies as Buffalo Wild Wings, Dewey’s Pizza, Donatos, First Watch, Graeter’s Ice Cream, Izzy’s, Jimmy John’s, McDonald’s, Pier 1 Imports, Servatii’s Bakery, Subway, TOM + CHEE, United Dairy Farmers, Walgreen’s and Wendy’s grow their presence and market share, primarily within the Cincinnati metropolitan region.

Frank is the former Real Estate Director for TOM + CHEE, a Cincinnati-based fast-casual restaurant that is growing its footprint throughout the United States.

He is also the author of “The ABC’s of Site Selection - How to Pick WINNERS and Avoid LOSERS.” The recently published third edition of his book is available at and features a new chapter that explains the real meaning of Location, Location, Location.

Frank has previously taught a 3-hour course on retail and restaurant site selection for a number of continuing education providers in Ohio and Kentucky.

Frank holds a Master of Arts degree in Urban Geography from the University of Cincinnati. 

At Midland Retail, Frank welcomes the opportunity to help growing retail and restaurant companies select “home run” locations, whether locally in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky, or nationally.