Chain Links Retail Advisors
Sedberry & Associates is strategically aligned with the Nations largest retail real estate service provider. Chain Links handpicks the leading commercial real estate within each state for the opportunity to become a shareholder and affiliate office. With 50 offices and 450 brokers, Chain Links facilitates leading national real estate services with local expertise of each office. Chain Links has eight full time staff members who day in and day out seek active retailers on a national basis. In the past two years alone, over 15,000 transactions values over $10 billion have been completed. At the industry ICSC conventions (the International Council of Shopping Centers), Chain Links has and continues to have the largest convention meeting room (over 7,000 sq. ft.) with absolutely the most activity from the industry leaders( national tenants, developers and brokers).
High Tech Capabilities
Sedberry & Associates continues to seek news ways to maximize the services provided with in-house high tech capabilities. Our interoffice network systems, Internet activity, and computer systems allow us to operate efficiently and “state of the art.” We utilize digital imagery, scanners, Adobe Photoshop software, mapping software, demographic software, aerials and more to create professional brochures and as much information to analyze a site. We have in-house technical assistants trained in the latest software and applications, Internet capabilities, and web site designing all to support our technological services. Most importantly, we are the only brokerage company with a salaried MSCS certified computer specialist to meet any technology need at hand and keep the company cutting edge.
In-House and National Database
With combined local experience of 45 years, and unlimited national combined experience, we have developed an extensive information database, which continues to grow on a daily basis. Up-to-date accurate information enables us to efficiently keep in contact and in front of local and national real estate companies, investors, developers and owners.
Trade Associations and Organizations
Each broker is actively involved in national and local organizations such as:
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC),
- Leasing Information Network (LIN),
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM),
- Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico (CARNM), and
- National Association of Industrial and Office Professionals (NAIOP).
Trade Directories and Subscriptions
Subscriptions to National Real Estate Investor, Development, Shopping Centers Today, Shopping Center World, Mall Monitor, Deal Makers, Insider Chain Stores, Directory of Leading Chain Stores, Restaurant News, and the leading On-line services such as Loop Net, Property.Com and Pike Net are used to keep us informed on the latest industry trends, leads and activity. These are also excellent marketing sources.
Top retail brokers in the most active major metropolitan markets such as Phoenix, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Chicago and Miami are networked on a continual basis sharing information and referring leads.
The Internet is a powerful tool to market investments and seek active purchasers. We are affiliated with the top Internet networks such as Loop Net to maximize the exposure combined with our traditional marketing mediums.
Nothing is more important than the personnel used to undertake the assignment. The most valuable asset we can provide is ourselves, and the “hands on” approach taken. Personal canvassing, cold calling, meetings, broker breakfasts, broker presentations, tenant roll-out reports, owner leasing reports, ICSC conventions and most important, personal follow up - are all key ingredients to being active in the business.