Rawson, Blum & Leon (RBL) is trusted for our years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Our skilled team manages each facet of commercial real estate, from developing land and repositioning properties, to asset management and property disposition. We leverage our expertise to increase the value of each project, provide returns for our investors, and enhance the communities we operate in.

Development:

Our management team facilitates the entire development process from the initial feasibility analysis through lease-up of the constructed property. Through our strategic partnerships, we command the development opportunities best suited to our portfolio. You can read more information about our development criteria here. RBL’s development strategy includes:

  • Analyzing market conditions
  • Site acquisition
  • Identifying and implementing the highest and best use of space

Operations Management:

RBL believes in a hands-on approach to asset management. Our team continuously evaluates information from property managers, prospective tenants, brokers and other industry professionals to find opportunities to maximize each property’s appeal. RBL’s operations management includes:

  • Loan refinancing, restructuring, and modification
  • Targeted capital expenditure planning
  • Tax reduction strategies

Leasing:

With RBL, tenants can expect advantageous co-tenancies in vibrant communities. We pride ourselves on our ability to attract and establish lasting relationships with quality retailers such as Cost Plus World Market, Trader Joe’s, Ross, BevMo, and many more. RBL’s leasing practices include:

  • Understanding regional rental markets
  • Improving tenant mix
  • Negotiating leases, renewals, and expansions

Construction Management:

Over the years, RBL established a nation-wide network of contractors and subcontractors to address construction needs ranging from new developments to tenant build-outs. We orchestrate the entire construction process to deliver the finished project as promised. RBL’s construction management includes:

  • Coordinating tenants, property managers, and contractors
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Permitting and planning compliance

Acquisitions and Dispositions:

RBL believes in participating in projects that will generate returns for investors over the long-term. We balance a comprehensive selection process with flexibility in structuring deals with to ensure that we maximize the potential for each project. RBL’s transaction expertise includes:

  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Due diligence procedures
  • Portfolio diversification and risk mitigation
  • Tenant mix

We are interested in exploring new ventures that enhance and complement our current portfolio offerings. Contact Joe Blum today for additional information about project, partnership, and investment opportunities.

New Development Criteria:

  • Product Type:
    • Retail, office, and mixed-use
  • Geographic Area:
    • RBL owns commercial real estate from California to Louisiana. Our preferred areas for new projects are California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Louisiana
  • Project Size:
    • Urban: 5 acres and greater, 50,000 - 1,000,000 GLA
    • Suburban: 10-100 acres, 75,000 - 1,000,000 GLA
  • Structure:
    • Outright purchase of fee-owned land
    • Joint venture with land owner or equity partner
    • Fee development

Repositioning and Value-Add Project Criteria:

  • Product Type:
    • Retail, office, and mixed-use
  • Geographic Area:
    • RBL owns commercial real estate from California to Louisiana. Our preferred areas for new projects are California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Louisiana
  • Project Size:
    • 50,000 – 1,000,000 GLA
    • $8,000,000 and greater
  • Project Characteristics:
    • RBL is interested in opportunities for building expansion or reconfiguration, increasing site plan efficiencies, leasing vacant space, and/or cosmetic upgrades