Dave & Buster’s hires former HD real estate exec
Dave & Buster's, Inc., the chain of restaurant/entertainment outlets, has named John Mulleady as its senior VP development. In addition to overseeing all real estate and construction projects, Mulleady will lead the company's expansion strategy, driving D&B's growth into new and under-penetrated markets. Dave & Buster's currently has 59 locations in the U.S. and Canada, and expects to open several more in the near future.
Mulleady has 23 years of development experience, most recently as VP real estate and construction at BJ's Wholesale Club, where his duties included site identification, lease negotiation, design, permitting and construction. Prior to that, Mulleady was VP real estate and construction at Circuit City, developing more than 100 stores. Mulleady also worked for Wal-Mart International in Argentina and Home Depot in the United States, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.