Bridge Commercial represents tenant in 14,000 sf lease transaction at 4500 Goer Drive

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GOER DRIVE, CHARLESTON, SC –  Brooks Courtney and John Beam of Bridge Commercial represented the tenant, GSC Power-Division, in the leasing of 14,000 square feet of warehouse and office space at 4500 Goer Drive in North Charleston, SC.

GSC Power-Division is a manufacturer of high-quality performance camshafts and valve train components for the Japanese and European turbo sports cars of today. GSC offers cutting-edge design and high-tech advanced manufacturing processes to create its camshafts and valve train components. 

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial wins Marketing & Leasing assignment for Albemarle Point Center

CHARLESTON, SCBridge Commercial has been awarded the marketing and leasing for the Albemarle Point Center, a four-floor, 73,356 square foot office building located at 176 Croghan Spur Road in Charleston, SC. 

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Albemarle Point Center is located in a convenient location to an abundance of amenities including hotels, restaurants, office supply, coffee, shopping, and residential units.   Albemarle Point Center is situated at the  eastern entrance to the West Ashley Greenway  and just off of the James Island Connector with quick access to Downtown Charleston, West Ashley and James Island.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial represents owner in the sale of 7240 Cross Park Drive in North Charleston, SC.

CHARLESTON, SC – Bridge Commercial is pleased to announce the sale of 7240 Cross Park Drive in North Charleston, SC.

The 106,353 SF industrial building, located on 6.10 acres on Cross Park Drive, was purchased by an affiliate of GFI Partners for $5,950,000 or $56 per square foot. Hagood S (Hagood II) Morrison and Brooks Courtney of Bridge Commercial represented the seller, Hyde Properties, LLC. Bridge Commercial will represent GFI Partners in the leasing of 7240 Cross Park Drive.

Hyde Properties is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Affinity Group of Companies located in Southbridge MA.  Affinity Group is a family owned holding company consisting of: Dexter-Russell Inc., Hyde Properties.  Affinity formerly owned and operated American Promotional Products and American Paint Paddle Company of N. Charleston SC.  Both companies still operate in the Cross Park Drive location under local ownership.  

GFI Partners is a full-service real estate advisor based in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1997, GFI has successfully permitted, developed, and acquired projects across the United States. To date, GFI has acquired and redeveloped over 11 million square feet of industrial and developed over 3 million square feet.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial represents landlord in 6,008 sf lease transaction at 1501 Belle Isle Avenue

CHARLESTON, SC – Mike Palmer, CCIM, and Mark Mattison, CCIM SIOR, of Bridge Commercial represented BH Office, LLC in the leasing of 6,008 square feet of Class “A” office space at 1501 Belle Isle Avenue in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
The new tenant, Tallo, Inc., was represented by Jon Chalfie and Hailey Clifton of Lee & Associates.
Tallo (formerly STEM Premier) is an online platform that connects talent with opportunities. The Tallo app assists students in designing a career pathway, educators in recruiting top talent to their schools, and employers in developing a stable, continuous talent pipeline. Students (age 13+) and professionals showcase their skills and abilities in their online profile, connect directly with companies and colleges looking for the next generation of talent, and match with over $20 billion in scholarships. For more information, visit www.tallo.com.
Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial now hiring a Property Management Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT: Property Management
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Property Management – Meredith Millender
FLSA STATUS: Exempt


POSITION SUMMARY:
Bridge Commercial oversees the operations of approximately 1 million square feet (and growing) of commercial real estate in the Greater Charleston area. This position not only includes a competitive salary, but it also offers the opportunity to advance your career through the company. Our properties are meticulously maintained and efficiently controlled so that our clients and their tenants receive the best possible service. As a representative of our company, you’ll be responsible for meeting our internal standards.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Property Management Assistant is responsible for directly supporting the Property Manager(s) responsible for operations and management of the Bridge management portfolio. Duties include optimizing tenant relations, coordinating contractors, assisting with administrative projects, recordkeeping, reporting, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Assist with administering leases on each project including promptly abstracting new leases, reviewing all tenant billings, preparation of various tracking & recordkeeping reports, enforcing tenant compliance and performing routine audit checks (insurance, supplemental air, etc).
- Anticipate and fulfill tenant requests with option oriented flexible solutions in a courteous, professional, and timely manner, in accordance with company values, spirit and culture to maximize tenant retention and satisfaction. Interpret and enforce lease language when required. Notify tenants of events that create access, service, or noise issues. Field and resolve OR route phone calls from vendors based on the need and appropriate level of complexity.
- Sufficiently communicate, both verbally and written, updates and expectations to both tenants and contractors.
- Assist with various accounting related tasks, as needed.
- Assist with contract RFPs, contract preparation, awarding, and enforcement. Track contractor insurance compliance.
- Maintain complete and accurate property files and records, according to department systems, with an emphasis on documentation for future reference.
- Assist with engaging and contracting and processing of invoices for all goods/services required to maintain the properties up to company and owner standards. Develop a network of emergency services and be available for 24‐hour coverage as required.
- Assist with continually evaluating service needs and performance in all areas of maintenance and management.
- Assist with managing tenant relations and coordinating requests for repairs and maintenance, understanding of rent charges, lease issues and other tenant concerns.
- Liaison with other disciplines/departments within the company to provide a team approach to the management of real estate. Coordinate the activities not directly controlled by the manger but directly related to each property (i.e.: production of sales statements, insurance monitoring, leasing, marketing and promotions, capital improvements, accounting/financial reporting and legal services.)
- Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships between departments, with coworkers and particularly with other members of a project team. Prepare for team meetings, in advance and act as team member for the meeting.
- Keep abreast of new technologies, systems and procedures related to property management.
- Property visits as needed and directed by Property Manager(s).
- Other functions as directed by the Property Manager(s).

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Two (2) year associate degree or four (4) years of equivalent work experience
Knowledge:
Commercial real estate leasing and management practices (preferred)
Working knowledge of basic software systems
Knowledge of construction/maintenance industry terms
Skills:
Time management and multi‐tasking
Highly developed sense of urgency
Ability to interact effectively with staff and clients at all levels
Customer service oriented, with the ability to stay calm in high stress situations
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Self‐motivated and self‐directed

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Continuously: Talk, hear and see (normal or corrected)
Frequently: Sit, twist/torso, bend at waist, grasp, walk, stand and manipulate a keyboard
Occasionally: Push/pull, kneel, crouch, climb, crawl, balance and reach overhead

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is responsible for minimizing accidents and for following established safety policies and procedures during performance of this job.
Continuously: Normal office conditions
Frequently: Shared space with team members
Occasionally: Heat, cold, dust, dirt, flooded areas, burned areas, vapors, odors, fumes, gases, chemicals and slippery surfaces


Bridge Commercial represents seller in sale of office Condominium In Mount Pleasant, Sc

CHARLESTON, SC –Mark Mattison, CCIM SIOR, of Bridge Commercial represented Liberty Partners in the sale of 2,400 square feet of Class “A” office space at 1100 Queensborough Drive in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The buyer was Etheridge Law Group.
Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

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Bridge Commercial represents landlord in 7,409 sf lease transaction at the Offices at Belle Hall

CHARLESTON, SC – Mike Palmer, CCIM, and Mark Mattison, CCIM SIOR, of Bridge Commercial represented BH Office, LLC in the leasing of 7,409 square feet of Class “A” office space at 1501 Belle Isle Drive in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
The new tenant, Office Evolution, was represented by Kathleen Boswell and Brent Case of Coldwell Banker Commercial Atlantic.
Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

Crystal Dickerson earns SHRM-CP Designation

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CHARLESTON, SC – After an extensive process, Crystal Dickerson, Vice President of Bridge Commercial, has earned her Society for Human Resource Management designation. 

“Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills,” according to SHRM.org. Dickerson is the first employee of Bridge Commercial to receive this designation.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial wins Marketing & Leasing Assignment for the Charleston Tech Center

CHARLESTON, SCBridge Commercial has been awarded the marketing and leasing for the Charleston Tech Center (CTC), a tech-focused, six-floor, 92,000 square foot office building of modern design located at 997 Morrison Drive in Downtown Charleston, SC. 

The CTC’s ground floor will be dedicated to restaurant and service-retail users while the upper floors will be occupied by technology and tech-related companies of varying sizes.  Building features will include a covered rooftop terrace, indoor and outdoor bike storage, showers, shared conference space and an adjacent 820 space public parking garage separated by an urban public park.

The Charleston Digital Corridor, founded in 2001 to attract, nurture and promote Charleston’s technology sector, will be an anchor tenant in the CTC.

“Bridge Commercial looks forward to assisting the Iron Bridge Capital team with the successful delivery of this landmark office building, which will be located in Charleston’s rapidly emerging tech corridor,” said Mark A. Mattison II, Senior Vice President of Bridge Commercial.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Mike Palmer earns CCIM Designation

CHARLESTON, SC – After an extensive process, Mike Palmer, Senior Associate of Bridge Commercial, has earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. 

“The CCIM lapel pin denotes that the wearer has completed advanced coursework in financial and market analysis, and demonstrated extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry. CCIM designees are recognized as leading experts in commercial investment real estate,”

according to CCIM.com. Palmer began his coursework in January 2016 and received his pin in October 2018. Palmer is the fourth broker at Bridge Commercial to receive the CCIM designation.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.


For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial represents both tenant & landlord in the leasing of 9,551 rsf to Charleston Executive Offices in the Offices at Nexton

CHARLESTON, SC – Bridge Commercial is pleased to announce the leasing of 9,551 RSF to Charleston Executive Offices (CEO) in The Offices at Nexton in Summerville, SC. Charleston Executive Offices is a “Veteran Owned” executive suite operation offering Furnished, “On Demand”, Turn-Key, office space solutions with flexible lease structures. Keith Day, owner and operator of Charleston Executive Offices for over 17 years, recognized the opportunity to provide the same short term cost effective work space solutions for the Summerville business community.  “We are excited to provide class ‘A’ flexible turn-key work space in Summerville – not only for established companies, but the new companies coming to the market,” says Mr. Day.  I also want to personally thank the landlord, WestStone Nexton Property LLC, a joint venture between Forstone Capital, LLC and affiliates of Westport Capital Partners LLC and “the team” at “Bridge Commercial”, Peter Fennelly, Mike Palmer and Mark Mattison for working so tirelessly on our behalf to bring Charleston Executive Offices to the Summerville community.

Since WestStone Nexton Property LLC purchased the property at 201 Sigma Drive in 2017; new leases have been signed with Charleston Executive Offices, Inc., SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Additionally, the landlord has recently constructed two pre-built office suites in the building that are ready for tenant occupancy.

The Offices at Nexton is a 98,225 square foot Class A office building ideally located along Interstate 26 & Highway 17A. This LEED Certified Gold building is part of the Nexton mixed-use development and within walking distance to a growing number of nearby amenities including restaurants, hotels, retailers, apartments and residential units.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston; SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Hagood S. Morrison II selected to be part of the Leadership Charleston Class of 2019

CHARLESTON, SC – After a thorough application process from the Chamber of Commerce, Hagood S. Morrison, II of Bridge Commercial has been selected to participate in Leadership Charleston’s Class of 2019. 

For more than 44 years, the Charleston Chamber of Commerce has offered Leadership Charleston, a 10-month program offering an intensive and up-close look at the most challenging issues and opportunities facing our region – Leadership Charleston engages participants in the experiences that they need to lead in. Through community immersion and interactions with diverse leaders, Leadership Charleston is cultivating leaders and igniting the advancement of the Charleston metro.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Hagood S. Morrison II selected to serve on The Bank of South Carolina’s North Charleston Bank Advisory Board

CHARLESTON, SC – Bridge Commercial is proud to announce that Hagood S. Morrison II, Vice President, was selected by The Bank of South Carolina to serve on the North Charleston Bank Advisory Board. This award reflects Morrison’s deep market knowledge and the respect he's earned in the business community here in Charleston, SC.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge.commercial.com.

Bridge Commercial represents Greenville Retail, LLLC in the purchase of Industrial Buildings

CHARLESTON, SC – Bridge Commercial is pleased to announce the sale of 4401 & 4531 Piggly Wiggly Drive in North Charleston, SC.

The 416,384 SF industrial building, located on 16.84 acres of land near the intersection of I-26 and I-526, was sold to Greenville Retail, LLC. The buyer was represented by Will Crowell, Senior Associate, and Mark A. Mattison II, Senior Vice President, of Bridge Commercial. The price is undisclosed.

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Open House Unveils completed interior renovations at The Landing

CHARLESTON, SC – Bridge Commercial is proud to announce the completion of The Landing’s interior common area renovations. The completion of the interior renovations are to be unveiled to the community at an open house which will take place at the building on Thursday, June 28th. Completed renovations include but are not limited to new lighting, flooring, wall coverings, artwork, furniture, and glass and metal railings surrounding the four-story lobby atrium.


The Landing’s newly competed renovations will create a “Best-In-Class” workplace environment that The Landing’s tenants will have never experienced in Charleston before,” says Mark Mattison II, Senior Vice President of Bridge Commercial. “Office atmospheres are ever-evolving, and The Landing’s interior and exterior new design and renovations are setting a new standard for what common areas of a workplace should be.”


Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. Bridge’s mission is to best serve our clients with the combination of collaborative teamwork, experienced and dedicated talent, and the leverage of technology and innovation.

For additional information, contact Megan Balot at megan.balot@bridge-commercial.com.

 

Bridge Commercial wins Leasing & Management of The Landing on Daniel Island

CHARLESTON, SC Bridge Commercial has been awarded management and leasing services of The Landing, a newly renovated 89,000 square-foot Class “A” office building on Daniel Island.

The Landing at 115 Fairchild Street is undergoing extensive improvements which are designed to create a fresh and innovative workspace environment for Charleston’s conventional professional service firms as well as growing technology firms and millennial workforce. The upgrades, totaling $2.5 MM, include an outdoor system of hardscape walks with collaborative outdoor seating for approximately 85 people, golf-cart parking and bikes racks. Additional upgrades to the lobby, corridors, restrooms, and parking lot including new lighting, paint, signage and improvements to entry and exit areas are scheduled for completion in July 2018.

Mark Mattison, Mike Palmer, and Peter Fennelly of Bridge Commercial are handling the marketing and leasing of the building and Meredith Millender is the Property Manager. “We are pleased to be selected for leasing and management of The Landing. It has state of the art energy-efficient management systems, modern architecture, and the accessibility to amenities, providing a true lifestyle work environment on Daniel Island,” says Mark Mattison, Bridge Commercial’s Senior Vice President.

The two initial tenants of the property are Infrastructure Consulting and Engineering and Wild Dunes, LLC.

For additional information, contact Alicia Niland at alicia.niland@bridge-commercial.com.

Real Estate Services Experts announce the formation of Bridge Commercial, a regionally focused Commercial Real Estate Firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston, SC - This month, Peter Fennelly SIOR, MCR, SLCR and Hagood Morrison SIOR, MBA announce the formation of Bridge Commercial, a regionally focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with clients located throughout the country. 

The Bridge Commercial team consists of 14 brokers, 4 marketing professionals and a property management division. The brokers are nationally recognized experts and provide best-in-class corporate real estate services in specific asset classes such as office, industrial, land and mixed use. These associates are as follows: Peter Fennelly, SIOR MCR SLCR, Hagood Morrison, MBA SIOR, Mark Mattison, CCIM SIOR, Simons Johnson, SIOR MCR CCIM, Seth Clark, Daniel Pellegrino, Hagood Morrison II, John Beam, Adam Griffin, Mike Palmer, Tim Raber, Will Crowell, Brooks Courtney, and Colby Farmer.

Breaking from the traditional single broker approach, Bridge services clients by collaborating in specialized teams while leveraging technology and innovation. Clients benefit when brokers adopt a "Teaming" approach. “The firm combines the best in real time data collection and analysis" according to President Peter Fennelly. Further adding; “our differentiator is our team of seasoned, highly skilled and hard-working brokers whose market and product knowledge is second to none.” 

Bridge Commercial is a regionally-focused commercial real estate firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. Bridge’s brokers are best in class and known nationally for their experience and expertise. The firm offers a variety of services including tenant representation, owner representation, investment sales, strategic planning, site selection, and consulting services. For further information regarding Bridge Commercial, please visit the website at www.bridge-commercial.com.