Inside Southpace: Leadership and the Client Experience

By Bryan Holt, CCIM, CLS

Bryan Holt, Southpace Properties

The markets are tightening up. Rents are rising, vacancy rates are dropping and although it’s happening at different rates in different property sectors, we’re moving towards a new phase in the classic development cycle. New development projects will come at a faster pace in 2015.

Last year, this article talked about Learning, Connecting and Leading and how we’d spent much of 2013 serving in leadership roles in professional organizations around the industry. Those leadership roles will continue to evolve through 2015 with Southpace brokers moving into more key leadership positions at the state, regional and national levels in organizations like SIOR, CCIM, RBN and ICSC.

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Inside Southpace with Bryan Holt, CCIM, CLS

Bryan HoltLas Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta, Denver, Chicago….We went all over the country this past year—not for real estate deals in these cities, but to LEARN, CONNECT and LEAD. Our business is largely built on referrals from relationships we build both here in Birmingham and around the country in the organizations that serve our industry. Every year we spend a good deal of time and effort on learning, connecting and leading, but 2013 was exceptional on all three fronts.

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Southpace Brokers complete more than $20 million of transactions in July

By Bryan Holt, CCIM, Southpace Principal

Some may say business slows down in the summer, but things definitely heated up this year for our brokers. They completed 23 transactions for a combined total of more than $20 million in the month of July alone.

Among these deals, two are particularly noteworthy. Brokers Bryan Holt and Tyler Bradford represented Gander Mountain, an outdoor sporting goods retailer, in the purchase of land and lease negotiations for new store locations in Opelika and Florence. Continue reading “Southpace Brokers complete more than $20 million of transactions in July”