Our Team

A tenured team with relationships to call on nationwide.

Meet our Team

Jessica Bruner


A retail, hospitality and placemaking veteran with over 25 years of experience, Jess is a trusted leader with a proven track record of achievement across a full spectrum of real estate platform types. Known across the country for her breadth of industry relationships, her execution across complex lease transactions, and her unwavering passion for relationship-building, she has executed on the some of the country’s most notable retail projects with a transaction history that features a preeminent collection of both high-profile national concepts and innovative upstarts alike.

After a twenty-year career at EDENS, she took on the rollout of national real estate strategy for Sam Fox of Fox Restaurant Concepts as well as Fox’s personal management company, Author and Edit. She founded BOND in 2022 with the vision of creating a boutique retail and development group committed to principal-minded advisory, service excellence and industry-leading insight. With BOND, she is committed to being a thought partner to owners and principals by providing advisory service to top national landlords/developers and a select roster of premier hospitality leaders.

In addition to her work at BOND, she sits on the board of Bartaco – an L Catterton-owned brand, as well as on the advisory board of Colada Shop, a best-in-class Cuban-style café in Washington DC. Outside of her professional life, Jess can be found spending time with her husband and two daughters, traveling, trying new restaurants, and rooting for her New York Mets.

Past Project and Deal Sheet

Danielle Collins


Danielle is a trusted retail development advisor with diverse experience across some the most innovative large scale mixed-use projects in the U.S. After beginning her career on Bluemercury’s real estate strategy team, she spent over 7 years at EDENS executing on the development visions of a $750MM+ portfolio of dynamic mixed-use urban and suburban assets including the nationally renowned Union Market District in Washington DC. Danielle is known for her diverse transactional background and passion for community-building that she has implemented across adaptive re-use development, mixed-use construction, food halls/markets and grocery-anchored lifestyle centers. Known for her eye for spotting emerging concepts and scaling local startups, she has been a key advisor to growing businesses and young founders.

Based in New York City, Danielle is a partner at BOND handling national retail strategy for BOND’s landlord and development partners as well as FOX Restaurant Concepts. Danielle is a graduate of Middlebury College, an avid skier and certified ski instructor and spends her free time listening to the Grateful Dead and exploring New York’s restaurant, music and culture scene.

Past Project and Deal Sheet

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