Real estate decisions are complex, especially in periods of economic uncertainty. Buying, selling or leasing a commercial property requires a comprehensive, highly quantitative approach. Cost effective building repurposing and energy efficient design will be critical over the next decade. We are honored to have Robert Poe on our team.
Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus) September 1, 2009
Robert Poe, a veteran real estate broker has joined Lackman Commercial Group. Poe brings 25 years of real estate investment advisory experience for commercial investments and an exceptioanl background in green design and remodeling.
Poe began his career as a portfolio manager in central California responsible for agricultural properties, oil leases, storage warehouses and various real estate development projects. He later focused on multifamily projects including a 24-unit apartment building in the Central Valley that was completely remodeled and resold.
In 1996, Poe moved to the Portland, Oregon metro area. His first Oregon project was the massive remodeling and restructuring of a 1927 seventeen unit apartment building just outside the metro area.
Poe has studied passive building requirements in Sweden and is a Trade Ally with the Energy Trust of Oregon, a non-profit group that is dedicated to encouraging green building and energy efficiency in building design. His hands on experience in green technology include wind power site selection, and retro fitting buildings for energy efficiency.
Poe is STAR certified from the Energy Trust of Oregon. STAR (Sustainability Training for Accredited Real Estate Professionals) allows him to understand the key components of green design and the economic benefits of property owners. He has worked cooperatively with the Multifamily team from the Energy Trust to rehabilitate and upgrade old multifamily properties to be more energy efficient and lower operating costs. Finally, Poe has contributed to wind power projects and studied passive home design in Sweden and Norway. He is pursuing his LEED certification.
Lackman Commercial Group is the largest commercial team within the newly formed KW Commercial division of Keller Williams Realty. Lackman team members have experience in accounting, banking, architecture, construction, zoning, law and other disciplines critical to commercial real estate success.
Says Tom Lackman CPA (ret), Managing Principal: "Real estate decisions are complex, especially in periods of economic uncertainty. Buying, selling or leasing a commercial property requires a comprehensive, highly quantitative approach. Cost effective building repurposing and energy efficient design will be critical over the next decade. We are honored to have Robert Poe on our team."
Poe's office in Portland is located at Keller Williams Portland Premiere Realty, 17700 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Portland, OR 97224. This is Lackman's 10th location in the US.
About LCG - Lackman Commercial Group
LCG is based in San Diego, CA and Scottsdale, AZ and is a unit of Keller Williams Arizona Realty's Commercial Division. Tom Lackman, CPA (ret) and Colleen Canale MBA, formed the team in early 2007. LCG agents have experience in finance, accounting and taxation as well as in banking, architecture, construction, zoning, and law. Several agents specialize in foreclosure and bankruptcy situations. The company has 50 agents and completes commercial leasing and sale transactions across the US. LCG, through its http://www.ReduceYourRent.com program, works with tenants across the US to assist in evaluating and re-structuring commercial leases. They are currently opening offices in Oregon and California. For additional information see http://www.lackmancommercialgroup.com and http://www.kwcommercial.com .