Senior Associate Broker

Rick Borane began his commercial real estate career in 1982 interning at the local Grubb & Ellis office while obtaining his Management Degree from the University of Arizona. He received his real estate license in 1984 and joined a new branch office of Del Webb Commercial Real Estate.

In 1988, Rick received his real estate broker's license and joined the newly formed Volk Company where he has specialized in shopping center sales and leasing. His expertise includes all phases of retail real estate work and he continually represents local, regional and national retailers. He has leased or sold retail land for development, freestanding buildings and shopping centers in Tucson, Phoenix, and throughout Arizona. He has been responsible for several ground up developments throughout southern Arizona. His specialties include tenant and landlord representation, as well as buyer and seller representation.

Professional Highlights/Affiliations
Volk Company's five-time overall top producer (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2009)
One of the top two producers for ten years straight
Consistently a top producer at Volk Company in terms of dollar volume and transactions completed
International Council of Shopping Centers - Affiliate Member
Graduate of Dale Carnegie

National Tenant Sale/Lease Transactions (Partial List)
5 & Diner
Aaron Rents
Ace Hardware
Applebee's Restaurants
Arco AM/PM
Auto Zone
Bank One
Big Boy Restaurants
Blockbuster Video
Bruegger's Bagel Bakery
Chase Bank
Cost Cutters

Creative Leather
Diamond Shamrock
Dryclean USA
Egghead Software
Famous Sam's
Goldberg & Osborne
Good Egg
Hometown Buffet
Jerry's Restaurants
Lee Lee's Oriental Market
Norwest Financial
Office Depot
Office Max
Pro Cuts
Sally Beauty
Tres Amigos World Imports
True Value
Tucson Federal Credit Union
Western Warehouse
Wherehouse Entertainment
Shopping Center Sales (Partial List)
Billings Sunburst Plaza
Broadway Auto Center
Broadway Place II
Centre Point Shopping Center
Crossroads East
Demott Plaza
Embassy Plaza
Joesler Village
Northpointe Business Plaza
Plaza del Oro
Tanque Verde Shopping Center
Bell Road Specialty Shops (Phx)
Shops at Furniture Avenue
Shoppes at Orange Grove

Projects (Partial List)
Avondale Plaza (Phoenix)
Broadway Auto Center
Broadway Place
Centre Point Plaza
Embassy Plaza
Mariposa Mall
Monier Brickyard
Oracle Place
Oracle Plaza
Oracle Road Shops at Ina
Oro Valley Marketplace
Plaza Del Oro
Plaza Vista Mall
Randolph Plaza
Rillito Crossing Marketplace
Safeway at Continental Ranch
St. Mary's Plaza
Shoppes on Oracle Road
Shops at Sunrise & Kolb


Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management - University of Arizona 1978-1983
Arizona Real Estate Salesperson License - Hogan School of Real Estate - 1984
Arizona Real Estate Broker's License - Hogan School of Real Estate - 1988