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Rich Vanchina, CCIM, SIOR - Associate Broker at Southpace Properties

Industrial Division Director


Rich Vanchina

Rich Vanchina, Director of the Industrial Brokerage Division, began his career in commercial real estate with Southpace in January of 2001. He specializes in industrial tenant and landlord representation. Throughout his career, Rich’s transaction volume has exceeded over 850 transactions and over $425M.

A native to Birmingham, Rich obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In 2004, Rich acquired the coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM Institute, and in 2005 he obtained an Industrial Specialist designation from the prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Rich has held numerous leadership positions in the local and national CCIM as well as SIOR organizations. Throughout his time at Southpace, Rich has consistently achieved Top 5 Producer status for the company. He has also earned Lifetime Membership, and the Vulcan Award from the Birmingham Board of Realtors Commercial Club of Excellence.


  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Transaction History

  • Over 850 Transactions
  • Over $425 Million in Transaction Volume

Accreditations / Awards

  • SIOR Designation – 2005
  • CCIM Designation – 2004
  • Lifetime Member, Birmingham Board of Realtors
  • Commercial Club of Excellence
  • Member, Birmingham Board of Realtors
  • Top 5 Producer at Southpace Properties, Inc.

Completed Transactions

  • Alabama Outdoors
  • American Freight
  • Cahaba Brewing Company
  • Citadel Broadcasting
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Crohn’s Colitis Foundation
  • Eastern Health Systems
  • Estate Products
  • G & K Services Company
  • Genuine Parts Company
  • Gerber Globe Union
  • Gloor & Strickland PC
  • Jay Electric Corporation
  • Johnson Battery Company
  • Kauffman Tire
  • LabCorp
  • Marvin’s Building Materials and Home Center
  • Morris Material Handling, Inc.
  • Neopost, Inc.
  • Paramount Marketing Group
  • PRE, Inc.
  • RAM Tool & Supply
  • Sain & Associates
  • Schwann’s Home Service
  • SNL Distribution
  • Spartan Fitness
  • Teklinks
  • TDM Research
  • The RA Siegel Company
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Triton Stone Group
  • VR Business Brokers
  • 3rd & Urban
  • Bullco Building Supply
  • McCorquodale Transfer
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Ruby Technologies
  • March of Dimes