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Press Release: NAI Martens brokers 15-year lease agreement with Aldi

WICHITA, KS – January 31, 2018– NAI Martens announced Wednesday that it brokered a 15-year lease agreement between the owners of Sweetbriar Shopping Center and Aldi. John O’Rourke and Nathan Farha represented the Sweetbriar ownership in the transaction. Aldi is already a tenant in the center, located at 2263 N. Amidon Ave., but will now expand into an additional 5,224 square feet. The global discount supermarket chain will now occupy 19,867 square feet. This added space will allow Aldi to offer its newest store concept. “Everyone seems very happy with…

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Glenn Cox of NAI Martens Awarded Scholarship

Glenn Cox, a financial analyst at NAI Martens, announced this week that he was awarded a scholarship through the NAI Global Young Professionals Network. The scholarship will allow Cox to take a class through the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks, or NAIOP. The class is normally $795 for non-members. Annually, only 10 NAIOP scholarships are offered around the world to NAI Young Professionals. Cox applied for the scholarship in August. “I love finding opportunities to gain knowledge outside of my traditional education and applying for this scholarship seemed…

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NAI Martens selected as retail leasing agent for $25M College Hill Project

  Site work has begun and construction will start later this month on a highly anticipated College Hill development. A local development group called Uptown Landing LLC recently closed on its purchase of more than 4.5 acres of land northeast of Hillside and Douglas. That entity purchased the land from the city of Wichita for $300,000. Now, the group is moving forward with a $25 million development plan for the properties at 3241 E. Victor Place and 3221 E. First Street. The project brings with it plenty of local involvement….

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NAI Martens Represents Sale of Farm Credit Bank Building

For Immediate Release   Contact:            Andrew Braun 316.847.4913 abraun@martenscos.com   NAI Martens Represents Sale of Farm Credit Bank Building   WICHITA, KS – August 17, 2017– NAI Martens announced Thursday that it brokered the sale of the Farm Credit Bank Building. Kris Wessel and Grant Glasgow of NAI Martens represented the buyer, while Tom Johnson, also of Martens, represented the seller. Delano Investment LLC, a partnership between BirdsEye Holdings and  Murfin Inc., purchased the 257,364-square-foot building, located at 245 N. Waco, from CoBank, part of the Farm Credit System based…

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Scott Salome, SIOR Represents Lubrication Engineers in purchase of land for corporate headquarters.

BY CARRIE RENGERS crengers@wichitaeagle.com   Lubrication Engineers is building a new office for its executives at 13207 W. 21st St. in the Office Park at Eberly Farm. The company “sees growth in west Wichita and thought that the site would be a great site to put an office on,” says president and CEO Scott Schwindaman. There’s another reason, though Schwindaman is hesitant to say it. “I really don’t want to say because it’s closer to my house,” he says with a laugh. Truthfully, though, it is.  “It’s closer to all of us,” he…

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Glenn Cox awarded WSU Center for Real Estate’s Layman L. Clark/Kansas CCIM Chapter Scholarship in Real Estate

We are proud to announce that NAI Martens Financial Analyst Glenn Cox is the 2017-18 recipient of the Layman L. Clark / Kansas CCIM Chapter Scholarship in Real Estate. Glenn is a senior majoring in entrepreneurship with an emphasis in real estate and has been working as a financial analyst for the last two years. The annual scholarship was established in 2011 by noted real estate developer and Wichita State alumnus Stephen L. Clark in honor of his father and to support WSU students with a demonstrated interest in a commercial…

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NAI Martens Represents Sale of Former Security 1st Title Building

WICHITA, KS – July 18th, 2017 – NAI Martens announced that it represented the sale of the former Security 1st Title building, which is located at 434 N. Main. The sellers, 434 LLC and Roger N. Bell Revocable Trust were represented by Wanda Whitworth of NAI Martens.  Patrick Ahern, also of NAI Martens assisted the Buyer, Viaan Electronics. “The building has been vacant since 2014, so I take particular pleasure in knowing it will be reinvigorated by new ownership of a growing, vibrant business,” said Wanda Whitworth of NAI Martens….

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Patrick Ahern of NAI Martens Assists Grant Thornton in Relocation

From Josh Heck with the Wichita Business Journal. After 18 years in the same Wichita office, Grant Thornton LLP will relocate to a new space early next year. The accounting and tax firm has signed a lease for 9,429 square feet of space in the Hinkle Law Firm building in the Waterfront development near 13th Street North and Webb Road. “The Waterfront is the premier business address in the city right now,” Dan Powers, Grant Thornton’s local managing partner, tells the Wichita Business Journal. He says the firm’s lease of the…

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NAI Martens Represents Sale of One and Two Brittany Place

For Immediate Release   Contact:            Andrew Braun 316.847.4913 abraun@martenscos.com   NAI Martens Represents Sale of One and Two Brittany Place   WICHITA, KS – July 10, 2017– NAI Martens announced that it represented the sale of One and Two Brittany Place by BACM 2005-3 MAIN WOODLAWN, LLC to Brittany Place Investment, LLC. Patrick Ahern and Grant Glasgow represented the seller in the transaction, which was sold via Ten-X commercial real estate transaction marketplace.   “We had a tremendous level of interest in the sale of this asset,” Ahern said. “Over…

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NAI Martens Broker Troy Farha Completes Third Wichita Hotel Deal This Year with Sale of Wichita Inn Suites

For Immediate Release   Contact:            Andrew Braun 316-262-0000 Abraun@martenscos.com   WICHITA, KS – May 30, 2017 – NAI Martens commercial real estate broker Troy Farha has closed his third Wichita hotel deal of 2017 with the sale of the Wichita Inn Suites at 5211 E. Kellogg. The 88-room select service hotel features a fitness center and outdoor pool, and sits less than two miles from Simon Property’s Towne East Square.   Earlier this year, Farha also completed sales on:   Northrock Suites at 7856 E. 36th N., a 101-room select…

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