John consistently delivers successful results for owners and occupiers of commercial real estate, including:
Sale of 10+/- acres on Route 250-West Broad Street at its intersection with Manakin Road in Goochland, VA known as Manakin Village for $1,700,000 from Manakin Properties, LLC to Nova Hotels LLC. A retail, professional office and hospitality project is planned
Sale of the last manufacturing facility In Richmond, VA Shockoe Bottom, the former Wolf Fording 97,000+/- square foot dance costume manufacturing headquarters at 2220 East Main Street and 2217 East Franklin Street. The purchaser is East Main Development Richmond, LLC and the consideration is $3,575,000
Sale of 19+/- acres on Washington Highway (Route 1) facing Interstate 95 in Caroline County, VA for $335,000 from the Waldron Family Trust to MAS Real Estate LLC.
Sale of 10717 Staples Mill Road to Staples Mill Investments , LLC from Floyd A. Hedberg Revocable Trust for $400,000
Sale of a land REO for Union Bank and Trust at 6500 Branch Point Drive in Chesterfield Ct. VA of 4+/- acres for $300,000 to Johnson Development Associates, INC.
Leased Healing Sounds, LLC, a private music learning center for children with special needs has leased from the landlord, Sunny Dell Associates, LLC 800 square feet known as Suite 10 at 825 Grove Road, Midlothian, VA 23114.
THE GOOD FEET STORE has leased 1,618 square feet at Jefferson Marketplace at 12515 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 600, City of Newport News, VA from Jeff Bland Associates, LLC
Family Insight, P.C. with its direct affiliate, Family Insight Therapeutic Services, Ltd. has leased from the landlord, Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, 8,132 square feet on the 1st floor of the Waterford 1 Building, at 2820 Waterford Lake Drive, Chesterfield County, VA 23113.
Sold 6+/- acres on Belman Road in Fredericksburg, VA to Barber Property Management LLC (Buyer) from Oldco FL Holdings, LLC (Seller) for a consideration of $319,445. The vacant land is zoned for industrial use
SOLD 2200 EAST MAIN STREET, RICHMOND, VA SHOCKOE AREA TO CHIEFWAY, LLC (BUYER) FROM OCEAN VIEW ENTERPRISES, L.C. (SELLER) FOR $275,000. THE 1,600 SQUARE FOOT PROPERTY HOUSES SHOCKOE SALON BY STERLING, THE MOST UPSCALE AND MODERN SALON IN SHOCKOE BOTTOM ON THE FIRST FLOOR. AN APARTMENT IS ON THE 2ND FLOOR
SALE OF A 72 VEHICLE PARKING DECK AT 2301 EAST FRANKLIN STREET FROM SUNSET STRIP ASSOCIATES L.C. TO THE WILTON COMPANIES INC. FOR $850,000.
LEASED 3,384 SQUARE FEET TO “CHURCH IN RESTORATION” AT 10465 A DOW GILL ROAD, ASHLAND, VA.
Cool Water Development, LLC bought from Carmel Church Land Co. LLC 24.7275 acres in Carmel Church VA, Caroline County, VA for $750,000.
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores purchased 17.976 acres at I-64 (Exit 211) across the street from the New Kent City Center at Emmaus Church Road aka Route 106 at Talleysville, VA from Theatre Square LC for $2,046,375.00. A new Love’s Travel Stop & Country Store will be open in by mid-2017.
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores purchased 7200 County Drive (Route 460) of 81.577 acres in Prince George County VA for $895,000. A new Love’s Travel Stop & Country Store will be open in by early 2018.
Sale of a 11± acre land tract on Lewistown Road at Fox Cross Road in Hanover County, Virginia on behalf of the seller Hanover Habitat for Humanity to savvy land investors for $105,000.
Sale of 68± acres in Caroline County Virginia boarded by Cool Water Lane on the east and Interstate 95 on the west for $990,000 from the trustee of the Mary Bush Moncure trust to the Harris Teeter Properties, llc for a future 1.5 million square foot Harris teeter distribution center. The trust property is part of a 3 parcel assemblage of 190 acres by Harris Teeter.
Sale of an 15,000 sf office building at 3900 Meadowdale Boulevard for $695,000 to a family investment trust.
Family Insight PC has established it’s VA headquarters via leasing 5,320 square feet at 7113 Three Chopt Road, Richmond, VA 23226 from landlord Triangle Park Office Building.
Family Insight PC also opened an office at the Sudley North Business Center, 7699 Ashton Avenue in Manassas, VA. They leased 3,416 square feet from landlord Capital Asset Management LLC.
Metal Supermarket leased 5,200 square feet at 1728 Arlington Road, Richmond.
ERS of Central Virginia has expanded into its 1st Tidewater location by leasing 4,350 square feet at 2640 Nevada Avenue, Norfolk, VA. Electronic Restoration Services (ERS) is the industry leader in the restoration of commercial and residential electronics, appliances and data recovery.
Pirtek USA: On-Site Hydraulic Hose Replacement Service has opened a Richmond location by leasing 2,875 square feet at 2115 Dabney Road.
Hanover Sports Park in Hanover County, VA sitting on 10 acres with a driving range, miniature golf and baseball/softball batting cages at 11000 Washington Highway has sold. The consideration was $1,050,000 by investor who renovated the facility and reopened.
Cool Water Development, LLC bought from Carmel Church Land Co. LLC 24.7275 acres in Carmel Church VA, Caroline County, VA for $750,000. The property is zoned for 95 housing units.
Ceaser Fitness LLC dba Burn Boot Camp has leased 8,290 square feet of retail space at 3091 Lauderdale Drive in Lauderdale Square in Henrico, VA 23233 for a new Burn Boot Camp exercise complex.
RCG Behavioral Health Network, LLC., www.RCGhealthnetwork.com leased at Huguenot Trade Center, LLP and the location is the Huguenot Trade Center Shopping Center Suites 1105 & 1107 Alverser Drive, Midlothian VA. totally 6,494 square feet for a new headquarters to serve families with children with special needs.
Kim Moody Design L.L.C. d/b/a “TREND” leased 2,500 square feet at 3103 West Cary Street, City of Richmond, for their 1st central VA store.
Evatran LLC leased 8,000 square feet at 2219 East Franklin St. in Richmond from Sunset Strip Associates for their primary temporary manufacturing facility.
CB Richard Ellis
Successful client assignments of leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, entitlements include General Motors, The Pittston Company, United Dominion Realty Trust, Lexington Properties, S&K Famous Brands, Copeland’s Restaurants, Max & Erma’s Restaurants, TGIFridays Restaurants, Value City Furniture, M&B Headwear Manufacturing, Wolf Fording Manufacturing, Strickland Machine, JDN Realty Trust, AT&T Broadband, Klaff Realty Advisors, The NewKirk Group, Forest City Development, Wilton Development, Drucker & Falk, LP.
Department of Justice/GSA
Developed and leased over 2 million square feet of Class A office nationwide, provided support management for team of 160 specialists promulgating 15 million square feet of office and warehouse facilities nationwide.
Dominion Telecom Inc.
The exclusive in-house real estate consultant for Dominion Telecom Inc. national rollout and development ($300 million) of electronic, telecommunication and support facilities plus provides consulting services to Dominion’s senior management. John Jay Schwartz promulgated over 75 lease transactions for “POPS” (points of presence), Regens, Network Command Center, collocations and support facilities (sales, operations offices and warehouses), plus nearly 100 access and entry agreements, and a new “state of the art” multi-purpose high tech company headquarters. John co-managed the acquisition (and subsequent implementation) of Telergy Inc’s. bankrupt assets for Dominion. Dominion Telecom Inc. was a facilities-based, inter-exchange and emerging local carrier that provided broadband solutions, private line, wavelengths, dark fiber, Internet and collocation to wholesale customers throughout the eastern United States.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Identified, entitled & supported development for regional headquarters site, 150,000 square foot
Flying J Travel Plaza
Managed acquisition, zoning and development of 33-acre site for $8 million travel plaza on Interstate 95.
Forest City Development
Put assemblage together for urban mix use development.
Identified & procured Saturn and Chevrolet dealer sites and disposed of surplus land.
Klaff Realty Advisors
Sold REO surplus land sites
The Lester Group
Consulting to a117-year-old private company on the repositioning of its vast real estate portfolio over a multi-state region. The properties include vacant land, existing shopping centers, a 1 million-square-foot manufacturing conversion to office/warehouse, retail pad sites and the overall real estate strategy for the next generation of owners.
Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company / Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors
Sold and rezoned for redevelopment new regional conference center.
Developed and leased 23 new prototype stores for regional chain.
Net 2000 Communications
Disposed of surplus assets savings over $35 million in rent.
The Pittston Corporation / Brinks Company
Sold World Headquarters 80,000 square feet and 20 acres and leased new World Headquarters, 45,000 square feet
Principal Insurance Company
Sold portfolio shopping centers and office assets
Identified, zoned, and purchased sites for over 20 Wendy’s.
Identified, zoned and acquired sites for multiple ground leases and build to suits.
United Dominion Realty Trust
Managed, leased and sold non essential REIT office and shopping center assets.
Value City Furniture
Leased new stores.