From Expanding Operations to Leveraging Technology, Lee & Associates Evolves in the Face of Change

The situation is a familiar one from the past year: 2020 changed a banner year full of promise into a difficult scenario full of fear and challenges. Jeffrey Rinkov, CEO and chairman of the board at Lee & Associates reflects on how his company took an emphasis on technology and communications infrastructure and used the past year as a time for reflection and a period to promote growth and client engagement. He also discussed trends he’s seeing for the future, the lessons he’s learned …

Collett Industrial Breaks Ground on 90,720 SF Industrial Facility Near Asheville

MILLS RIVER, N.C. — Collett Industrial has broken ground on a 90,720-square-foot logistics facility in Mills River. The property is being built on a build-to-suit basis for an undisclosed Fortune 500 retailer. ABC 13 News reports the site is located on School House Road, five miles from Interstate 26 and six miles from Asheville Regional Airport. Randall Bentley and Jordan Skellie of Lee & Associates secured the lease on behalf of the developer. Vannoy Construction is the general …

Capital Markets Face Slowdown and Lender Scarcity

The ability to find debt and equity financing for acquisitions and new development has been deeply affected by the coronavirus. Heading into 2020, there was plenty of inexpensive capital available to real estate investors and developers. The once wide field of potential lenders has shrunk significantly over the past nine months. And as for equity availability, it will be important in the coming months to be patient and diligent.REBusinessOnline recently spoke with Gary Sopko, senior vice …

Lee & Associates Negotiates 442,035 SF Industrial Lease for Best Choice Products in Metro Dallas

MESQUITE, TEXAS — Lee & Associates has negotiated a 442,035-square-foot industrial lease in the eastern Dallas suburb of Mesquite for Best Choice Products, an e-commerce firm that provides home furniture and other consumer goods. The company’s new fulfillment and distribution center will be located at 5151 Samuell Blvd., which is located near Interstate 30 and includes 7,600 square feet of office space. Reed Parker of Lee & Associates represented Best Choice Products in the lease …

Lee & Associates Brokers $8.1M Sale of Fort Worth Industrial Building Leased to FedEx

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Lee & Associates has brokered the $8.1 million sale of a 92,450-square-foot industrial building in Fort Worth that is leased to FedEx. The property was constructed on 10.4 acres in 1998 as a build-to-suit, and FedEx has occupied the entirety of the building since that time. Ryan Barr and Ryan Bennett of Lee & Associates represented the locally based seller in the transaction. Cushman & Wakefield represented the buyer, California-based MH Sherman Co., which …

Lee & Associates Negotiates 70,200 SF Industrial Lease in Dallas

DALLAS — Lee & Associates has negotiated a 70,200-square-foot industrial lease at 8401 John W. Carpenter Freeway in Dallas. According to LoopNet Inc., the property was built in 1956 and totals 84,400 square feet. Stephen Williamson and Adam Graham of Lee & Associates represented the landlord, Stonelake Capital Partners, in the lease negotiations. The representative of the tenant, TDU Tires, was not

Lee & Associates Negotiates 103,658 SF Industrial Lease in Grand Prairie, Texas

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS — Lee & Associates has negotiated a 103,658-square-foot industrial lease at 2895 113th St. in the central metroplex city of Grand Prairie. According to LoopNet Inc., the property was built in 1988 and features 28-foot clear heights. Mark Graybill and Colton Rhodes of Lee & Associates represented the landlord, The Wilkerson Group, in the lease negotiations. Krista Raymond of CBRE represented the tenant,

Lee & Associates Negotiates 164,000 SF Industrial Lease in Grand Prairie, Texas

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS — Lee & Associates has negotiated a 164,000-square-foot industrial lease at 927 W. Carrier Parkway in the central metroplex city of Grand Prairie. Mark Graybill and Colton Rhodes of Lee & Associates represented the landlord, LINK Industrial, in the lease negotiations. David Eseke of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant, Wizards of the Coast, LLC, a publisher of role-playing games that previously operated retail

Lee & Associates: Healthcare is a Slow but Steady Sector

Healthcare has very different drivers when it comes to growth and demand. While highs and lows in the economy influence healthcare in many of the same ways other industries experience, it’s also governed by trends that are unique to how people seek — and pay for — their medical treatments. Chris Jacobson and Susan Wilson, both vice presidents and healthcare advisors for Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, took some time recently to talk to REBusinessOnline about …

Atlantic Health Systems Signs 37,030 SF Healthcare Lease in Bridgewater, New Jersey

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Atlantic Health Systems has signed a 37,030-square-foot healthcare lease at Bridgewater Medical Building, a 95,000-square-foot property located at 1125 Route 22 W. in the Northern New Jersey city of Bridgewater. A joint venture between regional developer Atkins Co. and Capital Solutions Inc. acquired the building, which formerly served as the regional headquarters of Bank of America, in 2017. Bryn Cinque and Jim Bailey of Colliers International represented Atlantic Health …

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