Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates represented both sides in the 6.52% cap rate transaction transferring ownership of the building located at 2747 Milwaukee Rd in Beloit.
Computers Nationwide approached Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates in late 2019 to help with their search for a new office space. Specifically, they were looking for a more central location for their employees; their labor force hails from southeastern Wisconsin down into northern Illinois. Moreover, the owner requested that the acquisition costs remain under one million dollars and for a prospective building to provide rental income that would help offset their debt service.
What Will Drive The Recovery of Commercial Real Estate Markets in 2021?
2020 has been an unprecedented year, with COVID-19 impacting nearly every industry across the country, including commercial real estate. Shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic caused a large portion of employees to work from home for much of the year. As the economy stalled, many businesses and property owners found themselves negotiating with both tenants and lenders on rent relief and loan modifications. While the pandemic accelerated trends that were already taking place in retail, it upended the strong momentum in the office and hospitality sectors, as well as urban markets. These trends will likely continue in 2021 and reshape what buyers, owners, tenants, and residents may ultimately want to occupy.
Janesville, WI (March 22, 2021) – Adam Shultz of Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates has been named as one of Coldwell Banker Commercial’s 3 Under 30 for 2020. Shultz was recognized as a young commercial real estate professional who is making strides in the industry by understanding the importance of building strong customer and community relationships.
Gates Auto needed to find a new facility where they could open one of the
largest indoor car showrooms in the Midwest. Given that Wisconsin is a cold
weather state for roughly half the year, the ability to bring the car buying
process almost completely indoors is a game-changer, both protecting the
vehicles and shielding the customers from frigid Wisconsin winters.
Rock Energy Systems, LLC a manufacturer of waste oil heaters founded and
headquartered in Janesville, Wisconsin, purchased a competitor located in
Nashville. With that acquisition came a new challenge—should they manage
the new company as a satellite operation or should they consolidate both
companies inside their current manufacturing and warehouse facility in
Janesville? After an evaluation of existing floor space, Rock Energy opted for
consolidation but realized that they would need more square footage and
engaged Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates for
Increasing e-commerce and food distribution demand was stressing manufacturer Pratt Industries’ production capabilities. Pratt, the fifth largest corrugated packaging company in the United States, had outgrown its satellite distribution facility and needed to expand into at least 100,000 square feet. Finding that space close enough to the production facility was difficult; at the time, the vacancy rate for the Janesville/Beloit market was less than 5%. In addition, Pratt still had more than 12 months remaining on its warehouse lease.