Lockehouse Retail Group Announces West Coast Expansion, Taps Industry Vet Russell Friend to Head New “Lockehouse Restaurant Group”

October 19, 2016

San Mateo, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, Lockehouse Retail Group (LRG), one of Bay Area’s fastest growing brokerage firms, announced the launch of the Lockehouse Restaurant Group, uniquely positioning the company to meet the comprehensive real estate needs of young emerging restaurant brands as well as other food service concepts as a whole.

Russell Friend

Russell Friend, one of the most reputable names in the industry, has joined the Lockhouse team to lead the new Restaurant Group headquartered at the company’s new southern California office, based in Irvine.

Friend recently served as Chief Development Officer for wildly-successful restaurant chain, The Habit