Ali Rafi is Wesbild’s Investment Analyst. Ali’s primary responsibility is to provide market intelligence reports that identify current trends and provide long term strategic analysis and recommendations that have a direct impact on portfolio decisions and returns. Ali has extensive experience in all facets of commercial real estate including site selection, lease negotiations, construction, marketing, merchandising, and store openings. Ali worked on the Future Shop retail expansion into the Ontario market helping the company grow to over 120 stores, achieve revenue in excess of $4 billion, and become the premiere brand for consumer electronics – a Canadian success story.
Ali graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Southern Illinois University and a post graduate diploma from North London Polytechnic in London, England.