We’re happy to introduce you to two new Mountain Brook retailers located in Crestline Village. Southpace is proud to have helped these stores find a perfect location and we encourage you to visit them the next time you’re in the neighborhood!
For the past 17 years, Southpace Properties Inc. has been honored to have the number one commercial real estate firm with the most brokers represented in the Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council (BCRC) Commercial Club of Excellence, as well as the number one firm for the past 26 out of 27 years.
This year proves as no exception with a total of 15 brokers receiving award recognition for their outstanding sales and achievements in 2014.
From the Steiner Building to the Title Building, our brokers were busy making deals all over the southeast during the month of February.
Check out all of our February done deals below.
Blake Crowe, CCIM of Southpace Properties, Inc. represented the landlord in the leasing of 734 SF to Clifford Spencer and 2,240 SF to Marcus Millichap at the Steiner Building at 2101 First Avenue North in Birmingham, Alabama.
The commercial real estate industry is beginning to see some great progress, even some of the best numbers since the financial crisis began in 2007. As the economy continues to improve, investors are seeing a healthy performance across most property types.
Although some markets have become more vigorous than others, according to Southpace Broker, Rich Vanchina, the Birmingham area industrial sector is seeing its fair share of expansions and early renewals.
In a recent article published on GlobeSt.com, some very interesting numbers were revealed:
This week’s featured property is an excellent development opportunity located at 2278 Rocky Ridge Road in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
With easy access to Interstates 65, 20, 59 and 459, it’s no wonder that Vestavia Hills is one of Alabama’s fastest growing cities. The city has been recognized for its consistent ranking as one of the top rated school systems in Alabama, and was also recently listed as the fifth safest city in the state.
We’re already off to a great start this year with our brokers completing more than $11 million in transactions during the month of January.
Take a look at our January done deals here:
Bob Moody’s watercolor depicting the Title Building and Massey Building
Over the years, thanks to Birmingham artist Bob Moody and Southpace Principal John Lauriello, many historic buildings in Birmingham have been rescued and restored. The two have been long time friends with a common interest, or should we say passion, for Birmingham.
John and Bob’s partnership can be traced back to 1983, when the YMCA made their plans public that they were going to build a downtown facility located across the street from the Title Building. That’s when John began looking for an architect to restore the historic Title Building, but he wasn’t looking for just any architect. He was searching for one that, like him, believed historic buildings should stay true to their character—even through a renovation. And that’s when John met Bob Moody. At the time, Bob had his own company, Moody and Associates, which designed commercial interiors and architectural plans.
Last week we were pretty excited to learn that two Southpace transactions landed on the Birmingham Business Journal’s top Commercial Real Estate Deals of the Year for 2014.
You’ll find both of those deals below, plus the rest of the top 10 transactions our brokers facilitated in 2014.
At Southpace, we start each new year by honoring our top five producing brokers from the previous year. As usual, our 2014 top five shouldn’t be much of a surprise to those in the Birmingham area commercial real estate industry.
Up first is Tyler Bradford, CCIM, a broker in our retail division with a focus on Tenant Representation who had an excellent year with several clients, including Gander Mountain. Tyler helped the outdoor sporting goods retailer secure new stores in Montgomery and Mobile, Alabama in 2014. He also worked with McDonald’s, Newk’s Eatery, and Which Wich Sandwich Shop in adding new restaurants last year. Additionally, Tyler brokered the sale of several investment properties around the state.
We’re proud to have helped the businesses below find their home in Alabama. Now that they are officially open, we encourage you to experience their top-notch customer service and/or their delicious dishes!