Rafael Espinosa

Principal, Retail Services
Design/Space Planning Retail Strategic Consulting

  • Mexico City
  • Prol. Paseo de la Reforma 1015
  • A tower, 18th Floor
  • Mexico City, Alvaro Obregon 01376 México


  • Principal, Valuation & Advisory  Services Mexico & Latam Avison Young (Current)
  • Founder & CEO, REALCE (2010 - 2020)
  • Senior Vice-President of new business expansion, Grupo Salinas (2002 - 2010)
  • Co-Founder, Espinosa Arquitectura (1995 - 2002)
  • Co-Founder, Estudio ENE (1991 - 1995)


Relevant Experience

  • Project Manager of the opening of Grupo Salinas' retail and banking outlets in Guatemala, Savador, Honduras, Panama, Dominican Republic, Pero, Argentina and Brazil, creating cross-disciplinary teams allowing the successful avhievement of goals under strict cost, time and quality standards.
  • Planning and designing point of sale formats throughout Latin America.
  • Opening and remodeling of more than 2,700 bank branches in mexico and Latin America.



  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City
  • Diploma in executive management, innovation and technologial programs, Insituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE)