Tag: Kathy Permenter
D CEO Selects Nine YP Brokers to 2021 Power Brokers List
Congratulations to the Younger Partners brokers who made D Magazine‘s D CEO 2021 Power Brokers list.
Included in the list for office leasing are Trae Anderson, Kathy Permenter and Sean Dalton. For land and commercial property sales are Scot Farber, Tom Strohbehn, Tom Grunnah, David Hinson, Ben McCutchin and John St. Clair.
See the full list at: https://bit.ly/37PyBKZ
Making Your Own Luck in Commercial Real Estate
Playmakers Talk Show Guest for the February 5th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show: Kathy Permenter, Co-Founding Partner, Younger Partners
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Kathy Permenter serves as co-managing partner and has a proven track record of creating value for her clients. Kathy is responsible for leasing select assignments and the overall performance of the property leasing team. She attributes her real estate success to her CPA background, years of transaction experience, and a passion to exceed her client’s expectations.
Younger Partners is a full-service boutique commercial real estate firm providing investment, leasing, and management services to investors and tenants in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Since its founding in April 2012, Younger Partners has grown from its two original partners to over 90 employees responsible for eight million square feet of properties in the Dallas/Fort Worth market.
Kathy has a passion for serving clients. She creates a team atmosphere and has tremendous energy that she brings to everything she does. She’s one of the heavy hitters in DFW Commercial Real Estate and has accomplished that with tenacity and grit.
Younger Partners Investments Acquires Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center
Younger Partners Investments (YPI) completed its first retail acquisition: Heath Town Center, a 77,669-square-foot grocery-anchored retail center at FM 549 and Laurence Drive in Heath. YPI is Younger Partners’ newest platform designed to acquire retail properties. YPI was launched in July 2020 to target retail properties from lifestyle to neighborhood centers throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The newly built shopping center is anchored by a top-performing Tom Thumb grocery store alongside its 12-pump fuel station and in-store Starbucks. The property’s occupancy is 98 percent with one small vacancy of 1,827 rentable square feet. Younger Partners will handle the property management and leasing of the property.
Younger Partners’ Micah Ashford, Moody Younger and Kathy Permenter represented YPI in the acquisition. JLL’s Adam Howells represented the seller, Malouf Interests, Inc. Financing arranged by Adam Mengacci of Hamilton Realty Finance. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
“This is a great property to launch our new platform,” says Micah Ashford, who leads YPI’s efforts. “This high-performing Tom Thumb provides consistent traffic patterns to the property and serves as an excellent anchor for the shop tenants, who benefit from maximum exposure. This location is incredible as the City of Heath has seen population growth of 40 percent over the last 10 years.”
Demand has increased at the intersection of FM 549 and Laurence Drive, which was recently expanded. The property is also located immediately adjacent to two heavy daytime traffic generators, Rockwall-Heath High School to the north and Amy Park Elementary School to the south, Ashford adds.
“We feel like retail is one of the most disrupted sectors of commercial real estate,” says Younger Partners Co-Founder and YPI Partner Moody Younger. “While we can relate to the tough times COVID-19 has created, we are confident in the resilience of Texas and we are excited to make this investment in the future of retail and our region. We are actively seeking our next acquisition now.”
Younger Partners Co-Founder and YPI Partner Kathy Permenter says the new division has been part of the partners’ long-term strategy. “With the market going through dramatic changes, this is a good time to do it. I started my career in retail, and it continues to interest me. I look forward to investing in this sector,” she says.
Younger Partners Adds Retail Investment Division
Younger Partners created a new platform to acquire retail properties: Younger Partners Investments. It will target retail properties from lifestyle to neighborhood centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Along with this new division comes the hire of Micah Ashford to lead the charge.
“We feel like retail is one of the most disrupted sectors of commercial real estate,” says Younger Partners Co-Founder Moody Younger. “While we can relate to the tough times COVID-19 has created for many, we are confident in the resilience of Texas and we are excited to make this investment in the future of retail and our region. The opportunity to add talent like Micah made the decision to launch this new platform an easy one for us.”
Ashford is coming off a two-year hiatus from a 20-year career as a partner at Dunhill Partners, a leading commercial real estate firm in the Southwest that focuses on retail shopping centers.
Younger Partners Co-Founder Kathy Permenter says the new division has been part of the partners’ long-term strategy. “With the market going through dramatic changes as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a good time to do it. I started my career in retail, and it continues to interest me. I look forward to investing in this sector,” she says.
Younger says three key factors played a role in why retail was the logical choice for the investment line. First, it doesn’t conflict with Younger Partners’ existing service lines. Additionally, he believes opportunities will emerge in retail and value can be created. Finally, Ashford’s availability to lead the team was the clincher.
You can reach Micah Ashford at email@example.com or 214-238-8016 (office) and 214-215-3871 (mobile.) For more information on her joining Younger Partners, see her new hire press release here.
Kathy Permenter Featured on KRLD CEO Spotlight
Younger Partners Co-Managing Partner Kathy Permenter made her radio debut Aug. 23 on KRLD CEO Spotlight, hosted by David Johnson, on KRLD 1080-AM. Kathy talked about the newly released third edition of The Book, which details the historical landscape of North Texas real estate. Listen to the interview here. #YoungerPartners#WhatWeAreMadeOf#MadeOfLeaders
Now Available: The Latest Incarnation of “The Book”
A who’s who of commercial real estate leaders gathered Wednesday at Turtle Creek Park for a celebration honoring the release of the third edition of “The Book.” Filled with stories of perseverance and innovations, “The Book” highlights the developments and the legendary figures whose extraordinary vision and real estate prowess shaped North Texas. Among the eight-member team who worked on “The Book” are Younger Partners’ Robert Grunnah and Kathy Permenter.
See what Steve Brown has to say about it in the Dallas Morning News.
Kathy Permenter Leads NTCAR Round Table
Younger Partners’ Co-Founder Kathy Permenter led a round-table discussion at #NTCAR’s first DFW Office Academy event Thursday evening at Park District Dallas. Kathy was among an illustrious group of #commercialrealestate experts leading the talks. #brokers#office#dallasoffice
An Evening of Winners: NTCAR 2018 Stemmons Service Award Event
Congrats to Younger Partners Co-Founder Kathy Permenter on her NTCAR Stemmons Service Award nomination. We are so incredibly proud of her achievements both professionally and within the community she serves. She was nominated along with Venture’s Mike Geisler, Fischer & Co’s Sharon Friedberg & Citadel Partners’ Scott Morse. Congratulations to the 2018 winner, Scott Morse. Here’s a wrap up of the Younger Partners team at the event at the Dallas Country Club.
Younger Partners Finishes Top 10 in DBJ’s 2018 Best Places to Work
The Younger Partners team is humbled to finish in the Top 10 of in the medium category of the Dallas Business Journal’s 2018 Best Places to Work. Thanks to our leadership & the entire team for making this a Best Place to Work. #dfwworks #bptw #teamwork #togetherwewin See the full rankings here.
The BPTW event was deemed “DFW’s biggest company picnic” at the Dr Pepper Ballpark Center in Frisco with colleagues and families invited to join in corn hole, giant Jenga, the hula hoop hustle, among other fun and games.
NTCAR Selects Kathy Permenter as 2018 Stemmons Service Award Finalist
YOUNGER PARTNERS CELEBRATES 6 YEARS OF SERVING DFW CRE
Republic Center Leases Featured in Dallas Morning News, Bisnow & GlobeSt
The Younger Partners leasing team of Kathy Permenter, Trae Anderson, and Sarah Savage signed 30,544 square feet of leases at Republic Center, 325 N. St. Paul St in Downtown Dallas.
Three of the biggest Dallas commerical real estate publications covered the deals in different ways. Here’s the Dallas Morning News coverage , the Bisnow article, and the GlobeSt feature.
Among the leases:
- Smith Clinesmith, LLP/Clinesmith Law Firm leased 11,213 square feet. The tenant was represented by Jayson Montoya at NAI Robert Lynn.
- HealthMark Medical Group, LLC leased 10,034 square feet. The tenant was represented by Conor McCarthy at JLL.
- Constellation New Energy, Inc. leased 6,502 square feet. The tenant was represented by Bret Hefton and Graham Shelby at Avison Young.
- Addison Group (Bridgepoint Consulting) leased 1,594 square feet. The tenant was represented by Nick Gray at Kevo Commercial.
- Phlox Capital Management leased 1,211 square feet. The tenant was represented by Oliver Day at Altschuler and Company.
“Republic Center is located in the heart of Downtown, adjacent to public transportation and the soon-to-be Pacific Plaza Park,” says Ms. Permenter. “Republic Center’s occupancy is well above the CBD average and office-users are taking notice. Later this summer, the American Institute of Architects will be moving in on the bottom two floors.”
Younger Partners, the Dallas Cowboys & The NTCAR Hall of Fame
?The very best among DFW #commercialrealestate are being honored at the #NTCAR #HallOfFame event tonight including Dallas Cowboys’ Jerry Jones & KDC Development’s Toby Groves. Our own Kathy Permenter & Robert Grunnah serve on the HoF committee.?
Here’s a variety of shots from the Hall of Fame members with inductees, the Hall of Fame committee, Younger Partners brokers and some Dallas Cowboys, too.
Younger Partners’ Republic Center Lease Wins 2017 DBJ Best Real Estate Deal of the Year for Neighborhood Impact
Younger Partners was awarded the Dallas Business Journal Best Real Estate Deal of 2017 for Neighborhood Impact for the AIA Dallas & Dallas Center for Architecture lease at Republic Center. YP’s Kathy Permenter, Trae Anderson and Sarah Savage represented Republic Tower. Solender/Hall’s Eliza Solender represented AIA. #DallasBRED?
For the full list of DBJ winners, click here.
DBJ Selects YP’s Republic Center Lease to AIA & DCFA as a Finalist for Best Real Estate Deal of 2017
YP is honored to be among the DBJ Best Real Estate Deals of 2017 finalists in the neighborhood impact category for the American Institute of Architects Dallas Chapter and Dallas Center for Architecture lease at Republic Center.
YP’s Kathy Permenter, Trae Anderson and Sarah Savage represented Republic Center. Solender/Hall’s Eliza Solender represented AIA. The long-term lease is for 13,708 square feet of office, exhibition and meeting space on the building’s first two floors, connected by an interior staircase. Located in the heart of the city center near public transportation, the space in Republic Center has high street-front visibility and pedestrian traffic, and is directly across from what will be a special new outdoor space, Pacific Plaza. #DallasBRED
Link to the announcement here.
Happy Bosses Day!
Moody Younger & Kathy Permenter set the bar high for other leaders. Thanks for all you do! Happy #bossesday to two of the best in the biz!
D CEO: Republic Center Realizes Leasing Momentum
YP Co-Founder Kathy Permenter Named 2017 Stemmons Service Award Finalist
Congrats to YP’s co-founder Kathy Permenter for being named one of four 2017 Stemmons Service Award finalists. She shares the nomination honors with Carey Cox Company’s Bill Cox, Venture Commercial’s Mike Geisler, and Transwestern’s Nora Hogan.
The Stemmons Service Award is NTCAR’s premier event and is presented annually to honor a member of brokerage community who best exemplifies the highest standards of a commercial real estate professional. Each year NTCAR recognizes one of its members with the Stemmons Service Award, an honor presented to the NTCAR member who best exemplifies the highest professional standards of a commercial real estate broker. This prestigious award is conferred on the professional who has earned the respect of his or her peers, and is an active and productive broker who successfully resolves the intricacies of bringing two parties together in a real estate transaction. The event is scheduled for Jan. 25 at Dallas Country Club.
D CEO ~ March 2014: A Big Shake-up in Dallas Commercial Real Estate
Changemakers at three DFW firms are transforming the business—and gaining market share.
Running a commercial real estate firm in Dallas-Fort Worth is not for the faint of heart. Firms here are at the top of their game, and the competition is fierce. But in a market as big and active as North Texas, there are bountiful opportunities, too. “So much of it comes down to hustle,” says Moody Younger of Younger Partners. “If you have good people and work hard and are honest with clients, you’ll get your share.”
Younger and Kathy Permenter, co-founders of Younger Partners, are part of a new leadership class in Dallas real estate, a group that also includes David Pinsel at Colliers International and Steve Everbach at Cushman & Wakefield of Texas Inc. All have been in their current positions for about two years. Younger and Permenter run their own shop; Pinsel and Everbach were both brought in to turn around the DFW offices of their respective companies. All have proven they have the mettle it takes to compete. Here are some of their strategies.
DallasNews: Billingsley Co lands major tenant for its Cypress Waters project
Restaurant chain Cheddar’s Casual Cafe is moving its headquarters to developer Billingsley Co’s new Cypress Waters office park.
The company will relocate to a new 31,450 square foot office project that will start in late May at on Ranch Trail and Interstate 635.