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  • Harbert Retail Represents Capella Italian in First Alabama Location - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard represented Capella Italian in a deal bringing the restaurant group their first location in the state of Alabama, a 4,860sf space located at Inverness Village Center on Highway 280 in Birmingham, near Starbuck’s and Fresh Market. Capella is a family-owned and inspired Italian restaurant group that specializes in authentic custom wood-fired pizza from Italy. “At Capella, ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Seller of Former Siano Appliance Retail Property in Pelham on Hwy 119 - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard represented the Seller in the $1,625,000 sale of the former Siano Appliance property located on 109 Cahaba Valley Parkway (Hwy 119), Pelham, AL. The property consists of a ±17,517 SF two-story retail/flex/showroom building located next to Taco Bell and Wendy’s on Cahaba Valley Parkway.  The seller was the Siano family based in Tennessee, and the buyer ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Seller of Prominent 1st Avenue North Property - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard represented the seller in the $975,000 sale of 1628 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL. The property consists of a ±14,000 SF two-story office/retail building located adjacent to the Thomas Jefferson Tower apartments and within close walking distance to Pizitz Food Hall and many other retail and dining options. The seller was Sixty West, a private equity ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee in New Fayette, TN Location - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented Dunkin’ franchisee Southern Food Services in a lease for a new location in Fayette, TN. The new location will be situation in a converted 2,920 SF former Pizza Hut location with existing drive-thru. The site is positioned along a high traffic retail corridor nearby Walmart, CVS, Hardeee’s and many others national retailers. ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Seller and Buyer in Sale of 2-Tenant Dunkin’/AT&T in Huntsville, AL - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Buyer and Seller in the sale transaction of 10055 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL. Tenants at the 3,600 SF 2-Tenant property include Dunkin and AT&T. The transaction closed at $2.589 Million (6.1% cap rate). The retail center was built in 2015 and is positioned in a highly visible location along Memorial ...
  • Harbert Retail Deal Named one of BBJ’s CRE Deals of the Year 2021 - A Harbert Retail deal has been named as one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s CRE Deals of the Year for 2021. Congratulations to all those involved in this key transactions! Casey Howard, Vice President at Harbert Retail, represented the Seller in the acquisition of a historic 3-property portfolio located at 1705-1711 1st Avenue North. The portfolio included: a 17,662sf building ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Seller in 14-Unit Downtown Birmingham Multifamily Building Sale - Harbert Retail’s Vice President Casey Howard represented the Seller in of the Ideal Building in a $5.2 Million sale to Engel Realty.  Located at 111 19th Street North in downtown Birmingham, the historic 14-unit loft multifamily building is fully leased. Howard stated, “Downtown Birmingham continues to be a hot market for both local and national investors and we were honored ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Developer and Dunkin’ Franchisee in new Tuscaloosa Location - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Buyer and Developer, WDG Tuscaloosa, LLC, in the purchase of a site on Highway 69 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The site will become a new stand-alone Dunkin location. Howard and Scott also represented the Dunkin franchisee in the build-to-suit lease for the new location. Once the space is fully built, the new ...
  • Award-Winning Nashville-Based Biscuit Love Coming to Parkside on Dolly Ridge in Cahaba Heights - Biscuit Love will be coming to Parkside on Dolly Ridge, a 14,935 SF mixed-use development currently under construction in Cahaba Heights. The Nashville-based breakfast concept will occupy 3,045 SF at the center and is scheduled to open later this year. Founded by Karl and Sarah Worley in 2012,   Biscuit Love started as a food truck and has grown into three ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee on Another Huntsville MSA Location - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Southern Food Services, LLC, on another new Huntsville metro location, in a lease for the endcap drive-thru space located at 11805 A Hwy 231 431 North, Meridianville, AL 35759. Southern Food Services, LLC, , has been in operation since 2012 and has built and operated 11 Dunkin and Dunkin Baskin ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee in Sixth Birmingham Metro Location – Grand Opening Held 2-22-22 - A prominent Dunkin’ franchisee held a grand opening for another Birmingham metro location at the intersection of Helena Road and Hwy 17, in the busy retail corridor of Helena, Alabama. Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont Group, on their 6th Birmingham metro location in a lease for the 1860 SF space with drive-thru at the ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Gunn Dermatology in Deal for Second Location - Harbert Retail’s Lacey Scott represented Gunn Dermatology in a deal for their second location. The 3,919 SF office will be located in Mountain Brook within the Lane Park Development, situated between Starbucks and Regions Bank.  Gunn Dermatology, led by board certified dermatologist Holly Gunn MD FAAD, offers a wide range of medical, surgical and cosmetic services for all ages. The ...
  • Harbert Retail Aligns Branding with Harbert Realty - It’s time for a change! Harbert Retail will now be branded under the same logo as Harbert Realty. Harbert Realty recently launched a new logo to represent our identity as a leader in the Commercial Real Estate industry. For over 40 years, The Harbert Realty brand has a reputation of strength, integrity and ingenuity. Harbert Retail is a significant division ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee in Fifth Birmingham Metro Location - A prominent Dunkin’ franchisee opened another Birmingham metro location at 5413 Hwy 280, Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35242, near the busy intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 280 in Hoover, Alabama. Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont Group, on their 5th Birmingham metro location in a lease for the 2,000 SF endcap drive-thru at ...
  • Harbert Represents Seller in Prominent 3-Property Portfolio Sale on 1st Avenue North - Casey Howard, Vice President at Harbert Retail, represented the Seller in the acquisition of a historic 3-property portfolio located at 1705-1711 1st Avenue North. The portfolio included: a 17,662sf building at 1711 1st Ave. North, a 36,075 sf building at 1709 1st Avenue North and a surface parking lot at the corner of 17th Avenue North and 1st Avenue North. ...
  • Hardcore Jeet Kune Do Leases New Space in Chelsea Creek Center - Hardcore Jeet Kune Do Chelsea, a school dedicated to the teaching and instruction in the art of Jeet Kune Do, recently signed a lease to open a new, larger location in Chelsea Creek Center at 48 Chesser Crane Road in Chelsea, Alabama, and plan to open in January 2022.   Hardcore Jeet Kune Do Chelsea opened in January of 2013 ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee in Another Alabama Location - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented another Dunkin’ franchisee in the purchase of 2146 Sweeney Hollow Rd, Birmingham, AL 35215. The 1.19 acre site currently houses a former Hardee’s location and is situated adjacent to a Publix-anchored center in the busy Chalkville/Trussville, Alabama, submarket. The site benefits from two points of ingress/egress and a two-lane drive-thru providing customers with ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee in 1031 Exchange Sale of Dunkin’ Location - Harbert Retail has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Dunkin’ located at 300 Commons Drive, Birmingham, AL, for $1,654,205 ($458 per square foot). The property sold with multiple offers at a 5.4% cap, which was over of the asking price.  Harbert’s Casey Howard exclusively represented the seller. The Seller, “300 Commons Drive, LLC” is registered to Matthew Lemak ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Seller in 1031 Exchange Sale of Morris Avenue Property - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard represented the seller, 2301 Morris Ave Partners, LLC, in a 1031 exchange sale of 2301 Morris Avenue, Suites 101 & 105, Birmingham, AL 35203. The property was purchased by Golden Holdings, LLC for $686,000 (7.1% cap).   Located in the historic Morris Avenue corridor in downtown Birmingham, Suites 101 &105 of 2301 Morris Avenue building are ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Dunkin’ Franchisee in Deal For New Moody Location - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee in a deal bringing the shop to 2111 Moody Pkwy, Moody, AL. The new location, a 1.12 acre site that formerly housed Burger King, is just 25 minutes east of Birmingham CBD and is situated near Publix, Walmart, Bass Pro Shops, The Outlet Shops of Grand River, and Barber ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in Purchase of 1st Avenue North Property - Harbert Retail Vice President, Casey Howard, represented the Buyer in the recent purchase of a sale-leaseback of the historic 1910 1st Ave North in the heart of Downtown Birmingham’s 1st Avenue North growth corridor.  The 4,650 SF office building is occupied by long-standing law firm, Bishop, Colvin, Johnson & Kent and features beautiful historic woodwork details, high ceilings, and sits next door to the ...
  • Harbert Realty Services Launches New Logo - Harbert Realty is launching a new logo to represent our identity as a leader in the Commercial Real Estate industry. For over 40 years, Harbert Realty Services has built a reputation of strength, integrity and ingenuity. While Harbert continues to evolve with our changing world, we want our logo and brand to reflect the agility and modern identity represented by our people, services and company. “After nearly ...
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Parkside on Dolly Ridge Development - A groundbreaking ceremony was held today, September 8, 2021, at Parkside on Dolly Ridge, a 14,935 square foot, two level-mixed use project adjacent to the Cahaba Heights Elementary and the newly constructed Cahaba Heights Athletic Fields. Dolly Ridge Development in partnership with Harbert Realty Services is developing the Parkside on Dolly Ridge project in Cahaba Heights. Grandview Medical Group Primary ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Landlord in Deal Bringing BenchMark Physical Therapy to Bluff Park Center - Harbert Retail Vice President, Casey Howard, represented the Landlord, Shades Mountain, LLC, in a deal bringing BenchMark Physical Therapy to Shades Mountain Plaza, located in the heart of Bluff Park at 771 Shades Mountain Plaza, Hoover, Alabama. Benchmark Physical Therapy will occupy 1,980 SF at the center and will be joining the Joyful Food Company, Baker’s Famous Pizza and Wings ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Well Known Birmingham BBQ Restaurant in New Hoover Location - Saw’s BBQ is opening a new 3,300 SF location at 3780 Riverchase Village, Suite 100 along the Highway 31 corridor in Hoover. The restaurant is set to open this fall.  Franchisee Neil Patel will have 20 to 25 employees in the new location, which will seat up to 100 people and include outdoor seating for 12 to 15 patrons. Harbert ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Eterna Pizza & Caffe on First Alabama Location - HarbertRetail’s Casey Howard, MBA, PMP, represented the tenant, Eterna Pizzeria & Caffe, on their first Alabama location, a 6,700sf space in Printer’s Corner, an Orchestra Partners development in Downtown Birmingham’s Parkside District, near Red Mountain Theatre , University of Alabama at Birmingham, Railroad Park, and Regions Ballpark. Mehmet Ozbey, Eterna owner, stated “We bring to your table a flavorful journey to the cultural experience of true ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in Purchase of Historic Downtown Property - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the buyer in the purchase of 115 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL. The three-story historic building is located in an Opportunity Zone, directly adjacent to the Florentine. R W Properties Birmingham, LLC purchased the property for $1.025M on July 1, 2021. John Lauriello and Blake Crowe with Southpace represented the ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in Purchase of NNN Investment Property - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard represented the buyer in the purchase of a NNN investment property located at 1638 Red Bank Road, Charleston, SC. The property consists of a newly constructed absolute NNN Checker’s with a long-term lease in place. Red B. Road, LLC purchased the investment property for $2.028M.
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in NNN Medical Acquisition - Harbert Retail announced today that it has represented the Buyer in a successful acquisition of a NNN medical office investment occupied by North Georgia Eye Institute and Medlink located at 773 North Main Street in Clayton, GA. The Buyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merem Capital, is managed by and registered to Matthew Lemak. Lemak was named the Chief Executive ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in 1031 Exchange - Harbert Retail announced it has arranged the $2.552 million sale of the Newberry Clemson Eye Care Center, a two-tenant medical building, located at 2735 Winnsboro Road, Newberry, South Carolina, home to Eye Health America and Eye Care Associates. Harbert’s Vice President/Broker, Casey Howard, represented the buyer, Merem Capital, in another successful 1031 exchange. Merem Capital is based in Birmingham, Alabama, ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in Purchase of Medical Investment Property in Athens, Georgia - Harbert Retail Vice President Casey Howard represented the buyer– Hwy 150 MOB Partners LLC– in an investment purchase of a fully occupied, newly constructed, 7,200 SF medical office building, located at 1220 Langford Drive, Athens, GA. Tenants include QualDerm and Endodontic Practice Partners, who both have long term NNN leases in place. Reynolds Capital represented the seller in the $2.772M ...
  • Grandview Medical Group Primary Care coming to Parkside on Dolly Ridge in Cahaba Heights - Dolly Ridge Development in partnership with Harbert Realty Services is developing the Parkside on Dolly Ridge project in Cahaba Heights. Parkside on Dolly Ridge is a 14,935 square foot, two level-mixed use project adjacent to the Cahaba Heights Elementary and the newly constructed Cahaba Heights Athletic Fields. We are pleased to announce that Grandview Medical Group Primary Care will be ...
  • Harbert Retail Joins Realty Resources Network - Harbert Retail has joined Realty Resources Network as the exclusive retail member firm for Alabama. Established in 1988, Realty Resources Network, Inc. is a unique alliance of independent commercial real estate brokerage firms from across the nation focused on the retail sector. Its member firms are well established and well known in the retail real estate industry, enjoying dominance in ...
  • 225 State Farm Pkwy Redevelopment Now 100% Leased – Harbert Retail Represents Landlord in Deal Brining Charter Communications to Lakeshore Retail Corridor - Harbert Retail Vice President, Casey Howard, represented the Landlord in a deal bringing Charter Communications to 225 State Farm Pkwy, Homewood, Alabama, bringing the newly redeveloped retail center to 100% occupancy. Charter Communications will occupy 3,383 SF at the center and will be joining Tropical Smoothie Café and EyeCare Associates. Parkes Development is the Landlord and Developer of the center. ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in Purchase of Cahaba Heights Property - Harbert Retail Vice President Casey Howard represented the buyer – JIC Exchange Fund One, LLC – in the 1031 exchange purchase of 3193 Cahaba Heights Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243. Julie Gieger from Shannon Waltchack represented the seller. The terms of the deal were undisclosed.
  • Just Closed: Former Golden Corral Property at the Intersection of Highway 119 and I-65 - The the former Golden Corral property, located at 101 Cahaba Valley Parkway East, Pelham, AL, has sold. The property consists of ±2.5 acres and a ±10,600 SF restaurant space. Harbert Retail Vice President Casey Howard represented the seller, Golden Corral Corporation, in the transaction. Tripp Alexander and Joe Azar with Colliers International represented the buyer. The terms of the deal ...
  • Kemp’s Kitchen Comes to Two North Twentieth Building in Downtown Birmingham - A family-owned Trussville restaurant, Kemp’s Kitchen, is adding their second location in the metro area in Downtown Birmingham at the Two North Twentieth building. Kemp’s Kitchen offers a wide menu of traditional American fare options for breakfast and lunch, including salads, burgers, rice bowls, sandwiches and their famous homemade breakfast items. They will have dine-in, take out, catering and grab-and-go items ...
  • Bluemont Group Holds Grand Opening for New Vestavia Hills Dunkin’ Location - Yesterday, Bluemont Group opened its second Dunkin in Vestavia Hills and its fourth Birmingham metro Next Generation location near the busy intersection of Acton Road and I-459, at 2415 Acton Road, in Vestavia Hills, AL. Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont Group, in the lease for the 2,120 SF former Krystal site as a new ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Landlord in Deal Brining Tropical Smoothie Café to Lakeshore Retail Corridor - Harbert Retail Vice President Casey Howard represented the landlord in a deal bringing Tropical Smoothie Café to 225 State Farm Pkwy, Homewood, AL 35209. Tropical Smoothie Café will occupy the drive-thru endcap at the center and will be joining EyeCare Associates, who opened earlier this month. Parkes Development is the landlord and developer and Bryan Holt and Sam Centeno at ...
  • Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard Named 2020 Costar Power Broker - Congratulations to Harbert Retail’s Casey for being named one of the 2020 Costar Power Brokers in the Retail Leasing category. We are also excited that Harbert Realty Services  was named as a Top Leasing Firm!
  • Harbert Retail Represents Growing Non-Profit, Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank - Harbert Retail Vice President Casey Howard represented Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank (501)(c)(3) in a new 9,600 SF location at 1430 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203. Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank seeks to provide an adequate and reliable supply of diapers to families experiencing financial hardship while engaging the community and raising awareness for diaper need.  
  • Harbert Retail VP Casey Howard Named 2021 Birmingham CREW President - Harbert Retail Vice President Casey Howard is named the 2021 Birmingham CREW President. She joins an elite group of Birmingham women committed to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. Casey Howard joined Harbert Realty in 2016 and specializes in creating business solutions for clients through sale/leasing of commercial property. Howard holds a PMP® designation from the ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Buyer in Arby’s NNN Deal in Madison, AL - Harbert Retail’s VP Casey Howard represented the buyer, Madison Restaurant Group, in the purchase of an Arby’s located at 7785 Highway 72 West, Madison, AL. The $3.30M deal was an Absolute NNN transaction. The tenant recently spent $300K on renovations to the property.  
  • Dunkin’ Franchisee Bluemont Group to Open 2 More Birmingham Area Locations in Helena and at Highway 280 in Hoover - Dunkin’ continues its successful growth as it expand its footprint throughout the Birmingham metro area after adding another 2 locations: 1 near the busy intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 280 in Hoover and 1 at the newly proposed retail development near Hwy 17 and Helena Rd.   Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Papa Murphy’s Franchisee in New Helena Location - Harbert Retail’s Lacey Scott represented Papa Murphy’s franchisee in a deal bringing the take and bake pizza shop to Helena. Papa Murphy’s will be occupying a 1,300 SF endcap space in a newly proposed ±11,000 SF retail development near Hwy 17 and Helena Rd. The center is set to open early 2022.
  • Dunkin’ to Open New Location on Highway 280 Near Greystone - Dunkin’ will be opening another Birmingham metro location near the busy intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 280 in Hoover, Alabama.   Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont Group, on their 5th Alabama location in a lease for the 2,000 SF endcap drive-thru at the newly planned +/-13,000 sf retail development, Cahaba Market, with ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Landlord of Markle Reed Retail Center in Deal with NeedCo Cabinets - Harbert Retail’s Vice President Casey Howard represented the landlord of the Markle Reed Retail Center in leasing the last remaining space in a ±1,200 SF deal with NeedCo Cabinet Company. The cabinet company will be relocating from Downtown Homewood to the Edgewood center, which is now 100% leased. Founded in 2000, NeedCo Cabinet Company is family-owned and operated custom cabinet ...
  • Village at Gardendale is Now Fully Occupied; Gardendale Mercantile and Young America Insurance Join the Retail Center - Harbert Realty Services’ Norman Tynes and Lacey Scott represented the landlord of Village at Gardendale in two recent deals bringing the center to 100% occupancy. Gardendale Mercantile, a boutique shop selling American and Southern made gifts and goods, will occupy 1,200 SF at the center. Likewise, Young America Insurance will also occupy 1,200 SF. The two new tenants will be ...
  • Dunkin’ to Open New Location in Vestavia Hills, Alabama - Dunkin’ will be opening its fourth Birmingham metro Next Generation location near the busy intersection of Acton Road and I-459, at 2415 Acton Road, in Vestavia Hills, AL. Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont Group, in the lease for the 2,120 SF former Krystal site as a new location for their doughnut and coffee ...
  • Harbert Retail Represents Landlord in Deal Bringing The Smocking Bird to Cahaba Heights - Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard represented Metropolitan Properties, the landlord of Heights Village Shopping Center, in a deal bringing The Smocking Bird to Heights Village in Cahaba Heights. The Smocking Bird will occupy 1,500 SF at the center. The Smocking Bird specializes in a large selection of designer fabrics as well as quality sewing machine sales and service. Sewing classes are ...