Monthly Archives: May 2016

John Crossman Discusses Future of Retail at RECon

Las Vegas, Nevada – John Crossman, president of Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, will address the future of real estate as a part of an expert panel during the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) RECon in Las Vegas May 22-25.

The panel will delve into critical topics such as retailer trends, response to shifting demographics, technology and its impact on retail and how landlords plan to respond.

“We live in interesting times. The face of retail leasing and property management is evolving. We are responding to important issues affecting the commercial real estate industry and emerging markets, as well as development and investment trends,” noted Crossman.

Crossman has been an active member of ICSC for over two decades, having served on the RECon Advisory Board and the CRP/ CSM Admissions and Governing Committee. He has been consistently recognized in the industry for community service, social media, education initiatives, and a strong commitment to diversity.

An active speaker and writer, he has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, and Shopping Centers Today. Crossman & Company will be in booth SMR 221 during RECon, located in the Convention Center’s South Meeting Hall.

Serving Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, Crossman & Company now has 25,678,368 square feet under leasing and management comprising of 347 properties and recently opened a new office in Miami.

The RECon session features an executive discussion by industry leaders on the future of retail. retailers and one of the United States’ largest shopping center owners will discuss what the future of retail leasing and property management will look like.

Other panelists include Paul Ajdaharian, CLS Executive Vice President, WP GLIMCHER; David Krueger Senior Vice President, Ulta Beauty and Allyn Taylor Chief Development Officer, Zoës Kitchen.

The program is scheduled for Monday, May 23 at 4 p.m. in Ballroom A of the Westgate Resort next door to the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more information, visit www.crossmanco.com or call (407) 423-5400.

About Crossman & Company

Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast – with offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Miami, and Orlando – representing more than 340 shopping centers and 25 million square feet in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Miami. The company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values: Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients; Demonstrate servant leadership; Practice kindness, openness and humility; and Develop new talent. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.crossmanco.com.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: To arrange an interview with John Crossman or for more information on Crossman & Company at RECon contact Megan Bobiak at mbobiak@crossmanco.com or (407) 581-6247.

 


Crossman & Company Negotiates $3.3 Million Sale

Orlando, Fla. — Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, recently completed the sale 114,497 square feet of retail space at 5176 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Fla to First Oriental Real Estate.

Crossman & Company Director Brian Carolan represented the seller, SD 228 Investments of Hillsborough, LLC of Tampa, Fla, in the $3.3 million transaction.

“This was a great redevelopment opportunity in a densely populated area of Orlando.

Over 44,000 cars pass by the site daily while national retailer such as Aldi’s, dd’s Discounts and Family Dollar are located in nearby centers,” noted Carolan.

Serving Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, Crossman & Company has experience selling shopping centers, strip malls, single-tenant, triple-net assets, as well as mixed-use and lifestyle properties.

George Qiao of AAA Global Ventures represented the buyer in the sale of the 10-acre site.

 About Crossman & Company

Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast – with offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Tampa, Miami and Orlando – representing more than 340 shopping centers and 25 million square feet in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values: Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients; Demonstrate servant leadership; Practice kindness, openness and humility; and Develop new talent. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.crossmanco.com.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: To arrange an interview with Brian Carolan or for more information contact Megan Bobiak at mbobiak@crossmanco.com or (407) 581-6247.


Bolen to Discuss ICSC Foundation Resources, Diversity, and Ways To Leverage ICSC Foundation

Las Vegas, Nevada – Thomas Bolen, associate at Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, will help lead an International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation talent development workshop at RECon, May 22-25 in Las Vegas.

An integral member of the Crossman & Company leasing and private client investment sales teams, he actively supports the growth and development of brokerage services at many strategic levels.

“Developing new talent and fostering diversity is a key ingredient of the Crossman & Company corporate mission and culture. A major component of our success as a firm has been our dedication to these values. It goes hand in hand with ICSC Foundation’s education and professional development initiatives,” Bolen said.

He works with historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) to create career opportunities in the real estate industry. He holds an MBA from Florida A&M University’s School of Business and Industry. Bolen was instrumental in leading the charge that led to his Alma Mater being the first HBCU to ever attend RECon.

Bolen is a recipient of the ICSC Fiala Fellowship and received the ICSC Undergraduate Student Scholarship in 2011.

Bolen will share the stage in Las Vegas with Betsy Trobaugh, ICSC Foundation Board Member, and Director, J.C. Penney, David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, University of Florida.

Serving Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, Crossman & Company now has 25,678,368 square feet under leasing and management comprising of 347 properties and recently opened a new office in Miami.

Crossman & Company has created a Commercial Real Estate Guide offering valuable insight and perspectives on a career in the industry. The latest revised guide is free and available for download in English, Spanish, and Portuguese at www.crossmanco.com.

The talent development workshop is scheduled for Monday, May 23 at 3:30 p.m, in N3 at the Marketplace Mall.

For more information, visit www.crossmanco.com or call (407) 423-5400.

About Crossman & Company

Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast – with offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Tampa, Miami and Orlando – representing more than 340 shopping centers and over 25 million square feet in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina and Virginia. The company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values: Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients; Demonstrate servant leadership; Practice kindness, openness and humility; and Develop new talent. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.crossmanco.com.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: To arrange an interview with Thomas Bolen or for more information on Crossman & Company at RECon contact Megan Bobiak at mbobiak@crossmanco.com or (407) 581-6247.


Crossman & Company Opens Miami Office

South Florida expansion reflects retails’ strong performance

Miami, Fl. – Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management, and investment sales firms has expanded further into the South Florida market with the opening of a new office in Miami.

“Our services and expertise are perfectly tailored to the high demands of the South Florida market. As the challenges for national, as well as local and regional retailers increase, we have the tools, relationships, and knowledge to match them with the right property,” said Crossman & Company President John Crossman, CCIM, CRX. “The growth isn’t stopping, and we intend to help owners and landlords build upon it.”

As developers and mall operators renovate and magnify shopping centers and retail space across Miami-Dade, Crossman & Company is in an enviable position to strategically market and lease available space, as well as new planned shopping destinations.

“We are excited about our growth and look forward to meeting client’s requirements with a stronger local presence in the Miami-Dade area,” said Crossman & Company Chief Operating Officer John Zielinski, CCIM. “The tourist dollars pouring into Miami, as well as robust regional demographics, make retail strong.”

South Florida’s economic growth since the recession, combined with the influx of new residents moving into the state, have resulted in a ramp-up of the retail landscape. Miami outsold higher-profile shopping destinations such as New York and Los Angeles – according the latest research by the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Serving Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina, Crossman & Company also has an office on Boca Raton, Fla.

For more information, visit www.crossmanco.com or call (407) 423-5400.

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About Crossman & Company

Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast – with offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Miami, and Orlando – representing more than 340 shopping centers and 25 million square feet in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Miami. The company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values: Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients; Demonstrate servant leadership; Practice kindness, openness and humility; and Develop new talent. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.crossmanco.com.