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Flake & Kelley Commercial Hires Nicholas Kelley

Flake & Kelley Commercial is pleased to announce that Nicholas Kelley has joined the firm. Nicholas (“Nick”) will be an integral part of the Flake & Kelley team, using his legal expertise and real estate experience to benefit our company and our clients.

Nicholas will be active in brokerage and development and will also provide property management support. Hank Kelley, SIOR, CRE, CEO of Flake & Kelley Commercial is excited to have his son, Nick Kelley, joining the Flake & Kelley team. “We are thrilled to have Nick on board. His skill set and experience will complement the success of our brokerage and property management teams.”

Nicholas’ career began in the legal industry as a commercial real estate associate for Quattlebaum, Grooms, & Tull located in Little Rock, Arkansas. He subsequently served as a real estate associate with McGuireWoods in Atlanta, Georgia. Throughout his professional career, Nicholas has represented real estate developers, Fortune 500 retailers, lenders, borrowers, and other national and international clients on a variety of commercial real estate transactions and developments.

Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

He and his wife, Kadee, and their two sons, Jack and Luke, are excited to make Little Rock their home.

BREAKING: Groundbreaking that is!

NEW CLASS A OFFICE BUILDING “CHENAL RIDGE” COMING SOON!

Conveniently located in west Little Rock’s bustling growth corridor, this newly constructed “Class A” office building is designed to house current professionals, growing businesses and entrepreneurs who desire professional, upscale space with unparalleled flexibility and value.

Chenal Ridge is highly visible and directly accessible from Chenal and Markham coupled with its modern architecture, this project is truly unique. Currently, we are conducting advanced negotiations with other companies looking for office space with a high level of comfort and quality to bolster their brand image,” says Drew Mentzer, Leasing Agent at Flake & Kelley Commercial. The new office building, Chenal Ridge will offer up to approx. 10,000 SF of ready to lease space on the ground floor and a 3.8 per 1,000 parking ratio.

If you are interested in leasing sleek new office space with a modern design, contact Drew Mentzer (501) 244-7509. Available space is limited so call today!

Jim Dailey Awarded the Leadership Greater Little Rock Judy Love Distinguished Alumni Award

Our own Jim Dailey was recently awarded the Leadership Greater Little Rock Judy Love Distinguished Alumni Award. This award honors individuals who embody the spirit of the Leadership Greater Little Rock program and are dedicated to its mission. The award was presented to Mr. Dailey at a reception held at Heifer Village on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

FLAKE & KELLEY COMMERCIAL HIRES DREW LANING AS SALES & LEASING AGENT

Flake & Kelley Commercial is pleased to announce its recent hire of Drew Laning, who will join the Flake & Kelley Brokerage team as a Sales and Leasing Agent. Laning’s primary focus will be introducing businesses and individuals that have space needs to the available spaces that are in the Flake & Kelley inventory.

Prior to joining Flake & Kelley, Laning was a professional golfer for eleven years. His ability to execute under pressure, negotiate contracts, and secure optimal product endorsement opportunities is certainly “above par”. His background in professional golf and the people skills acquired during that time will allow Laning to effectively market properties to a wide range of investors.

Laning grew up in Little Rock and graduated from Little Rock Catholic High. He attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth where he obtained bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Management from The Neeley School of Business and was the captain of the collegiate golf team.

This education combined with his background will help Laning make an easy transition into his new position with Flake & Kelley. “Real Estate has always interested me. I also enjoy building relationships and working with people. That is why I am beyond excited to join the Flake & Kelley team.” Laning said.

For more information, please contact Katie Ryburn at 501-244-7541, email kryburn@flakeandkelley.com or visit the Flake & Kelley website at flakeandkelley.com.

Ozark National Life Building Sells for $3.25M

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 12:29 pm

The Ozark National Life Building in west Little Rock.

Max Mehlburger’s Normandy Place LLC of Little Rock has purchased the Ozark National Life Building at 10201 W. Markham St. in Little Rock for $3.25 million.

Flake & Kelley Commercial of Little Rock, which represented the buyer, announced the sale on Tuesday. The seller, represented by Collier’s International of Arkansas, was Security Plan Life Insurance Co.

The three-story, 35,552-SF building will be renamed as the “Markham Executive Center.” Flake & Kelley will manage and lease the property.

“We are excited to add this property to our portfolio,” Thomas Schmidt of Flake & Kelley said in a news release. “The new owner has big plans for the building, including turning a large part of the building into professional/executive suites.”

Flake & Kelley, a commercial real estate and property management company, manages about 5 million SF of commercial space.