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Blake Thomas - Associate Broker at Southpace Properties

Associate Broker

Blake Thomas

Blake Thomas began his career in commercial real estate with Southpace in 2013. Blake’s specializes in retail commercial real estate, specifically tenant representation. His areas of expertise for retailers and food operations include market analysis, competitor assessment, market development plans, demographic analysis, traffic pattern assessment, site selection, lease/contract negotiation, strategic planning and retail development consulting. Blakes areas of expertise for third-party leasing includes property assessment, property repositioning, trade area analysis, leasing plan development, merchandise and tenant analysis and LOI negotiation. In his five years in the industry, Blake’s transaction volume has exceeded $31M.

Blake has been recognized as one of Southpace’s Top 5 Producers for 2016, 2017, and 2018 and was also award the CoStar Power Broker in 2016 and 2018. He was named one of Birmingham’s Rising Stars of Real Estate and Construction by the Birmingham Business Journal in 2018 and 2019. Blake is a CCIM Candidate and the Co-Chair of the Retail Broker Network’s Next Generation Council.

Education

  • University of Arizona, 2014 BA, Regional Development

Transaction Volume (2014 - Present)

  • In excess of $31,000,000

Specialties

  • Areas of expertise for retailers and food operations include market analysis, competitor assessment, market development plans, demographic analysis, traffic pattern assessment, site selection, lease/contract negotiation, strategic planning and retail development consulting.
  • Areas of expertise for third-party leasing include property assessment, property repositioning, trade area analysis, leasing plan development, merchandise and tenant mix analysis and LOI negotiation.

Accreditations / Awards

  • Rising Star of Real Estate & Construction in 2018 & 2019, Birmingham Business Journal
  • CCIM Candidate
  • CoStar Power Broker, 2016 & 2018
  • Junior Board Member, United Ability
  • Southpace Top 5 Broker, 2016, 2017, & 2018
  • Member, Retail Brokers Network (RBN)
  • Co-Chair, Southeast RBN Next Gen Council

Current & Past Clients

  • McDonald’s
  • Taco Bell
  • Which Wich
  • Culver’s
  • NAPA Autoparts
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Dunn Real Estate
  • Vereit
  • JH Berry Risk Services
  • CUI Cable
  • Mtn Express Oil
  • Rainbow Fashions
  • National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE:NNN)