REI appoints real estate and store development executive

Kent, Wash. Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) announced that Mark K. Comstock has joined the co-op in the newly created role of VP real estate and store development. Comstock most recently served as VP real estate and facilities for T-Mobile USA.

Mark’s leadership responsibilities include new store site acquisition and development, management of REI’s growing companywide portfolio of real estate assets, and facilities management of the co-op’s headquarters in Kent, Wash. The company currently operates 113 stores nationwide. It will open a store in Columbia, Md., in November.