Retro Fitness has appointed Rebecca Foth as vice president of real estate. According to Retro Fitness, Foth will oversee company growth plans nationwide, including specific targeted growth markets such as California, Texas and Florida.
Foth has nearly 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, most recently working for McDonald’s Corporation and Payless Shoe Source, Inc.
“As we continue expanding nationally, the success of initial units in new markets will be crucial to our brand’s development,” said Eric Casaburi, the founder and CEO of Retro Fitness, in a statement. “We need to get Retro Fitness into the right sites and Rebecca has the expertise to make it happen. She will be instrumental in our goal of breaking the 700-unit mark within the next four years.”
According to Retro Fitness, its focus will be on building the brand’s presence in California, Texas and Florida by developing key markets within each state. Foth will play a vital role in this endeavor. She will work hand-in-hand with Retro Fitness franchisees to facilitate and execute new store openings, take owners through each step of the sign-to-open process and more.
Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Eric Casaburi, Retro Fitness has more than 140 gyms open in 16 states.