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02 Jul 2019

Matthews™ Closes the Biggest Sale Leaseback Transaction in the Collision Shop Space

Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™, the nation’s fastest-growing commercial real estate company, has successfully executed a $50 million sale leaseback of a multi-shop Collision Works portfolio in the Midwest. SVP & Senior Director of Net Lease for Matthews™, Gary Chou, and Senior Associate, Jack Chang, represented the seller and sourced the buyer.

Matthews™ was able to provide the owner-operator with a comprehensive marketing process that procured multiple competitive offers from highly qualified buyers. After working through complex deal dynamics and issues, Chou and Chang were able to provide both the buyer and seller with strong communication and confidence during the transaction process. With over $100 million sold in the last year in the collision space, Jack Chang was able to apply his in-depth market knowledge to the transaction and present a compelling property story to the buyer. “We had the honor and privilege to work with Collision Works on their growth strategy through this recapitalization transaction,” said Chang.

26 Jun 2019

Matthews™ Shatters Record with Sale of SoCal Starbucks

The $7.88M sale sets the record for the highest sale price of a Starbucks property in the United States.

17 May 2019

Michael Fleming Joins Matthews™ as Vice President of Retail Leasing

Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™, the nation’s fastest growing commercial real estate company, has appointed Michael Fleming as their new Vice President of Retail Leasing. Fleming, former Vice President at Venture Commercial and The Weitzman Group, brings more than ten years of experience in landlord, service, restaurant, bar, and entertainment representation.

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In The News


30 Aug 2016

Part 1: Buyers Pull Back

Retail property sales during the first half of the year totaled $36.6 billion, which is down about 20 percent compared to the same period last year, when the retail sales volume reached $45.7 billion. That decline is only slightly behind the pace of the broader commercial real estate sales market, where year-over-year sales

29 Jun 2016

Denver Natural Grocers Sold

Matthews Retail Advisors has arranged the sale of a Natural Grocers in  Denver Colorado. The transaction was led by Aron Cline, Vice President and Senior Director, who represented the seller, a private partnership. The buyer was a private, East Coast investor looking to trade from an apartment into retail.

24 Jun 2016

How To Sell Hairy Hardees In Tertiary Markets

A nine-property Hardee’s portfolio in Georgia has traded hands. An Arizona retail-focused REIT sold the assets to a private investor in Georgia.

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