Tag: Calkain

Tenant Profile – Hardee’s

Wilber Hardee opened his first restaurant in Greenville, North Carolina in 1960. Five months after opening, Hardee’s had its first franchisee. This burger chain has grown at an impressive rate, opening its 1,000th restaurant in just 15 years of business.

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Fernandez & Fallon Retained to Sell First Floor Net Lease Retail on M Street NW, DC

Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez and Andrew Fallon of Calkain Urban Investment Advisors have been retained to sell the first floor restaurant space of the newly built, 94% sold out, 10Eleven luxury Condominiums at the corner of 11th and M Streets NW.

Fernandez, Calkain’s Senior Managing Director, commented,

Net lease real estate is in short supply in DC and we are excited to show investors this highly adaptable ground floor retail property in one of the hottest development markets in the city.”

10Eleven is at the border of the dynamic and rapidly growing Logan Circle and Shaw neighborhoods. The …

Emily CusmanoFernandez & Fallon Retained to Sell First Floor Net Lease Retail on M Street NW, DC

Bridging the Net Lease Retail Buyer-Seller Gap

Commercial Property Executive
Calkain Cos. Associate Director Scott Campbell delves into how factors like rising interest rates and a new political structure have made the gap between buyers and sellers a particular focus for net lease retail investment players this year.
In my article from December, I discussed the correlation (or lack thereof) between cap rates and interest rates, but what actually happened at the start of this year?

The gap between buyers and sellers has always been focus among brokers, but it has been a particularly sensitive issue so far in 2017, due to rising interest rates and everyone settling into

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Credit Rating Report

Updated information on the most common rated and unrated tenants in Net Lease – a report providing current S&P and Moody’s ratings with notes on relevant market changes. Download

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Calkain Represents Top DC Developer in Sale of NC Walgreens at a 5.51% Cap

Herndon, VA – Andrew Fallon and Rick Fernandez of Calkain Companies completed the sale of a NNN Walgreens in Garner, North Carolina on behalf of one of DC’s top area developers. Calkain previously worked with the client in the acquisition of this asset, having been provided investment criteria of obtaining a liquid NNN property. More recently, Calkain listed the property and was able to procure a 1031 exchange buyer, quickly re-selling the Walgreens for just over $5 million with a 5.51% cap rate.

Fallon, Executive Managing Director, commented,

We were confident in our ability to generate a good deal for

Emily CusmanoCalkain Represents Top DC Developer in Sale of NC Walgreens at a 5.51% Cap

Rick Fernandez of Calkain Companies Sells $2.65M Children of America Daycare

Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director of Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of a triple net lease Children of America daycare center in Bealeton, Virginia.

Fernandez represented the seller, providing marketing and transaction support to guide the deal from negotiating offers to closing. Fernandez commented,

Calkain’s national reputation as the leading provider of net lease investment properties draws investors from around the globe and we were able to secure multiple offers providing our client with the most favorable closing options.”

The buyer viewed the location and long operating history …

Emily CusmanoRick Fernandez of Calkain Companies Sells $2.65M Children of America Daycare

Fast-Casual Restaurants: Boom or Bust?


Which new fast-casual chain will be the next Chipotle? This a question many investors and landlords wonder and ask. Competition is fierce for these chains across the country. The demand for a small footprint in a premium location is also high. A surge of new fast-casual restaurants has flooded the market in recent years, but not all of them have succeeded.

In the last 10 years many chefs started moving away from traditional sit-down restaurants to fast-casual restaurants where they can do a higher volume, and perhaps make bigger profits in smaller spaces. That’s the theory anyway.

Let’s start with …

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Florida Dairy Queens Trade Quickly in Sale-Leaseback

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Calkain Companies has sold two Florida Dairy Queens, both of which went under contract within weeks of marketing.

The key was pricing them at a 6.00% cap,” said Doug Aronson, Managing Director in Calkain’s South Florida office.

“Investors have certain expectations these days of getting a more favorable yield, but given the increase in interest rates they can’t always find it. Fortunately, though, we were able to negotiate based on term and yield expectations.”

Aronson, in consultation with his seller, a two-unit Dairy Queen operator in Florida’s panhandle, structured a 15-year NNN sale-leaseback with 2% annual …

Emily CusmanoFlorida Dairy Queens Trade Quickly in Sale-Leaseback

Fallon and Fernandez to Sell Prime Washington, DC Mixed-Use Real Estate

Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director and Andrew Fallon, Executive Managing Director of Calkain’s Urban Investment Advisors, have been retained to sell the first and second floor units within the Tenley Hill Condominium. This premier mixed-use property is LEED Certified, 3 star rated, and located at 4719-4731 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.

Tenley Hill is a 38 unit mixed-use development featuring modern upscale building treatments.

Fallon commented,

The units are 100% leased and include a dedicated lobby for the commercial space, public conference room, a private 24-space parking garage and storage areas to meet the needs of the

Emily CusmanoFallon and Fernandez to Sell Prime Washington, DC Mixed-Use Real Estate

Oh Thank Heaven For 7-Eleven


7-Eleven Inc. is the world’s largest, franchisor, and licensor of convenience stores with more than 60,000 stores located in 17 countries around the world. The company actually started on an ice dock in 1927 by “Uncle Johnny” Jefferson who had the bright idea to start selling everyday staples from a dock in Dallas, Texas.

By 1947, the names changes from Tote’m Stores to 7-Eleven to reflect the new extended hours – 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. In 1963, a 7-Eleven location near a university in Austin, Texas opens all night to accommodate students and the 24/7 …

AmyOh Thank Heaven For 7-Eleven