Saturday, May 3, 2014

ARA’s New England Brokerage Team Joins Institutional Property Advisors (IPA)

BOSTON, MA – Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap, Inc. specializing in serving institutional and major private investors, is pleased to announce the addition of IPA Boston to its national platform, according to Brian T. Murdy, IPA’s national director.

Industry veteran Richard P. Robinson and his team of investment professionals, the former New England team of Apartment Realty Advisors (ARA), will lead IPA Boston as executive director.

            “Richard and his team bring a dynamic combination of brokerage and advisory service experience and long-standing relationships with many of the industry’s most prominent institutional investors,” says Murdy. “We’re very excited for this great addition and expanded ability to service clients in the New England region.”

Hessam Nadji
            IPA Boston features a team of six advisors and support professionals. Joining Robinson are IPA associate directors Philip Lamere, Jennifer Athas, and Brendan Reilly, financial analyst James Chang, and marketing coordinator Kaitlyn Fox.

            “The deep experience level of IPA teams around the country, Marcus & Millichap’s commitment to the IPA platform, and dominance in the private investor market will greatly enhance our ability to service clients and grow our team,” says Robinson. “It’s a very collaborative and supportive culture and we are looking forward to being a part of it,” he added.

            Established in 2003, ARA New England has advised institutional and major private multifamily investors on the sale of more than 18,600 units valued at more than $2 billion. Robinson’s prior experience includes 24 years as a broker serving both institutional and major private investors.

            “Our growth strategy is driven by adding professionals who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and value-added brokerage,” says Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap’s chief strategy officer who oversees the firm’s national specialty groups including IPA. “Richard and his team set a high standard of professionalism and client results and we are proud to have them as part of our organization.”

Gene Berman
IPA’s expansion into New England is an important part of Marcus & Millichap’s overall growth strategy throughout the East Coast. “As a continuation of our East Coast growth plan, we recently opened our Boston office, which now has 16 investment sales and financing professionals and counting,” says Gene Berman, executive vice president responsible for overseeing offices throughout the East Coast and Texas. “Having Richard and his team on board will further strengthen our local and regional presence.”

            IPA is one of the country’s leading providers of institutional-quality commercial real estate investment services, including portfolio and property-level analyses, capital market solutions, research, acquisition sourcing and property sales. In 2013, the company closed over $3.3 billion in multifamily sales valued at $25 million and above.
For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Gina Relva
Public Relations Manager

(925) 953-1716

Chatham Lodging Trust Announces Update to First Quarter Earnings Call to be Held May 9

Jeffrey H. Fisher

 PALM BEACH, FL —Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT), a hotel real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in upscale extended-stay hotels and premium-branded select-service hotels, announced it has rescheduled its first quarter 2014 earnings conference call due to a scheduling conflict. 

The company will report first quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 a.m. ET.  On the same day at 11:00 a.m. ET, Jeffrey H. Fisher, Chatham’s chief executive officer, and Dennis M. Craven, its chief financial officer, will host a conference call to review first quarter 2014 financial results.

Dennis M. Craven
Shareholders and other interested parties may listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call on the Internet by logging onto Chatham’s Web site,, or, or may participate in the conference call by dialing 1-877-941-0844 reference number 4681158.

 A recording of the call will be available by telephone until midnight on Friday, May  16, 2014, by dialing 1-800-406-7325, reference number 4681158.  A replay of the conference call will be posted on Chatham’s website.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Patrick Daly
Account Supervisor
Daly Gray, Inc.
Office:  (703) 435-6293

Cell:  (703) 300-8289

Hold-Thyssen Negotiates Three New Leases with Private Counseling Practices at Albors Building in Winter Park, FL

Darby Hold
WINTER PARK, FL --- Hold-Thyssen Real Estate Services, recently negotiated three new lease agreements with three private counseling practices for executive office suites in the Albors Building at 5971 Brick Ct.,Winter Park. 

 Darby Hold, lease consultant for Hold-Thyssen, Inc. negotiated all three transactions on behalf of the local landlord, Albors Properties.   The three new tenants are:

Integrative Counseling & Wellness, LLC,            
KOI Counseling, LLC, and
Noetic Art Therapy & Counseling, LLC.

 Other major tenants in the building, which is now 65 percent leased, include Albors & Alnet Languages and Transportation and the Wayne Leland CPA firm.

 Hold-Thyssen, Inc. provides commercial property and leasing and management services to institutional and private investor clients nationwide.  The 40-year old firm’s current portfolio includes more that 100 commercial properties throughout the United States.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407-644-4142