Sales & Leasing

We offer a full range of customizable services for property disposition and acquisition as well as landlord and tenant representation. Our network affiliations also allow us access to markets across the country for clients with needs beyond the Richmond area.

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Buying

We utilize comprehensive market awareness to narrow the field of viable properties to allow clients to focus on evaluating only those sites most suitable for their particular needs.

Services include:

  • Full range of acquisition and buyer representation services
  • Investment analysis and feasibility studies available
  • Advanced technologies to simplify the site selection process

Selling

Due to the localized nature of the commercial real estate market, our wide-­‐ranging industry expertise enables us to identify the properties that are truly competitive with a client’s assets and to develop the best possible disposition strategy.

Services include:

  • Full service marketing approach to provide the exposure of a national firm and the personal attention of a local team
  • Full range of disposition services, including: highest & best use studies, investment analysis, market valuations, and assessment of owner leaseback scenarios
  • Target marketing practices, including thorough market inventory with shelf life and trend analysis
  • Direct mail, e-­‐mail, and social media marketing campaigns
  • Activity reporting tailored to each individual project

 

Landlord Representation

As building owners ourselves, we understand the need to secure tenants and to maintain quality relationships with them.
Our landlord representation services include:

  • Comprehensive marketing approach offering exposure across multiple media, including direct mail, e-­‐mail, and social media
  • Market trend analysis and market inventory tracking
  • Reporting tailored to each individual project

 

Tenant Representation

With a full range of site selection tools combined with a depth of market knowledge, we assist clients in streamlining the site selection process to maximize efficiency.

Services include:

  • Relocation and lease vs. own analysis
  • Customized reporting and market research

Significant Transactions

2001 Ware Bottom Spring Road
100,000 SF | Manufacturing Complex Sales & Leasing

Significant Transactions

2001 Ware Bottom Spring Road

Need:

Out-of-state company consolidation requiring local market expert to assist in disposition strategy.

Solution:

Developed aggressive target marketing plan to create property awareness among users and potential investors.

Result:

Secured long-term tenant and closed sale to institutional investor.

Former Viasystems Technology Corp Site Redevelopment
500,000 SF | Seller Representation Sales & Leasing + Consulting

Significant Transactions

Former Viasystems Technology Corp Site Redevelopment

Need:

Industrial complex on 136 acres sitting vacant following plant closure.

Solution:

Develop marketing strategy and creative reuse for the existing manufacturing complex of more than 500,000 square feet.

Result:

Property sold for retail redevelopment as The Shops At White Oak Village. Named CCIM’s Most Significant Real Estate Transaction of the year.

1301 Battery Brooke Parkway (Chesterfield County)
317,000 SF | Landlord Representation Sales & Leasing

Significant Transactions

1301 Battery Brooke Parkway (Chesterfield County)

Need:

Out-of-state property owner requiring an efficient and thorough market review when preparing a 317,000 SF industrial facility to market.

Solution:

Developed a virtual market overview, allowing owner to review the competing product remotely and then to target specific properties for site visits.

Result:

Long-term lease secured after just 9 months on the market.


Recent News

Becknell Industrial Announces Plans for Sauer Industrial Center

August 26

Becknell Industrial has announced the acquisition of an 83.37-acre parcel proximate to the Richmond Industrial Airport in the Sauer Industrial Center in eastern Henrico County (NEQ) with plans to construct two Class A facilities totaling more than 725,000 square feet.  Building 1 will total 446,692 square feet of cross-docked space, and Building 2 will be…

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Becknell Industrial Closes on Land Parcel in Richmond

July 28

INDIANAPOLIS, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Becknell Industrial is pleased to announce it has purchased an 83.37-acre parcel at the Sauer Industrial Center in the Airport submarket of Richmond, Virginia. The partnership between Becknell and Ares Management intends to construct two Class A industrial buildings totaling approximately 726,000 square feet. Building 1 will be a 446,692…

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VUU Acquires Warehouse Across from Football Stadium

July 7

News from RichmondBizSense: Virginia Union University has added to its real estate holdings in Northside, recently purchasing an industrial warehouse across the street from its Hovey Field football stadium. VUU paid $2.5 million for 1221 Admiral St., a 23,300-square-foot building between Admiral and School streets at their intersections with Currie Street. The transaction closed June…

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“We were impressed with how Porter Realty handled each aspect of the sale of our Richmond property, from the beginning to the close, and how you personally made sure that things ran smoothly.”

President, The Lindsay Group