Feb. 15, 2022 PORTLAND, MAINE, Rob Nahigian, FRICS, SIOR, CRE, MCR of Auburndale Realty Co., Newton, MA and Tom Moulton, CCIM, SIOR of Dunham-Group of Portland, Maine are pleased to announce that they represented CADC Holdings/DeepEdge of Boston, MA in its acquisition of 340 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, Maine. The sale occurred February 15, 2022 for $6,900,000. This office center facility is comprised of approximately 52,272 square feet in downtown Portland. This is the second office acquisition by CADC Holdings. Rob has been engaged as its national real estate consultant by Deep Edge to negotiate building acquisitions, lease renewals, new leases and brokerage agreements on acquisitions. Rob contacted Tom Moulton who is an SIOR in Portland to assist in its search for a Portland office facility. DeepEdge currently has a facility in Charlotte, NC that it purchased as an office/data center at 701 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC. It has recently leased space in Reno, NV. Deep Edge has a long-term plan to acquire or lease up to twenty locations throughout the U.S. Deep Edge is a data center operation backed by private equity. Martin Hannigan is the Founder and CEO of Deep Edge located in Boston, MA. Martin has worked at Level 3 Communication has Director of Network Operations, as well as working at INAP, EarthLink Internet, Verisign, Verne Global, Microsoft and others. He has a deep level of contacts in the data center/telecommunications industry. Deep Edge is backed by two U.S. private equity companies. Deep Edge recently purchased the 37,070 square foot Charlotte office building in late 2020 and the Portland facility in February, 2022.
Nov. 2021: Rob Nahigian, FRICS, SIOR, CRE, MCR of Auburndale Realty Co., Newton, Mass. is pleased to announce the completion of a corporate lease with Deep Edge Realty of Boston in Reno, Nevada. Rob has been engaged by Deep Edge since 2020 as its national real estate director on a consulting basis. Deep Edge has a long term plan to acquire or lease up to twenty locations throughout the U.S. Deep Edge is a data center operations backed by private equity. Rob has been evaluating sites for fiber optics, arranging tours, negotiating leases or purchases, providing overall advice on tenant renewals and the scope of this national program. Martin Hannigan is the Founder and CEO of Deep Edge located in Boston, MA. Martin stated that “Rob Nahigian in our opinion is probably the most knowledgeable commercial broker and advisor in the Boston market. He is light years ahead of the competition and were excited to have him on our leadership team.”Currently Rob is in the process of negotiating with Martin in nine separate cities. Deep Edge recently purchased an office building in Charlotte, NC at 701 E. Trade Street. The office building contains approximately 37,070 square feet. In Reno, Deep Edge leased space at 200 South Virginia during November, 2021 from Basin Street Properties, a prominent northern Nevada and N. California real estate investment firm. Deep Edge will lead the Reno market with solutions with internet core infrastructure by offering location-focused infrastructure and interconnection solutions that decrease cost, increase the building value and add additional end-user performance. 200 South Virginia is a nine-story, 119,800 sf Class A office building located in an Opportunity Zone in Reno.Rob has also negotiated a Purchase Contract for an office building in another area of the Northeast U.S. Two other leases are being negotiated currently in the Mid-West U.S.
Fall, 2021, Rob Nahigian has been invited to speak at a number of Fall, 2021 real estate events including the NAR National Convention. In September, 2021 he will speak to the Berkshire County Board of Realtors on Commercial Lease Clauses; Sept. 14 he will speak for the Realtors Commercial Alliance on the Anatomy of the Commercial Building; Sept. 15 to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors on Commercial RE Geographic and Finance; Sept. 16 for NAI Global on Synergistic Sales Skills; Sept. 20-21 to the MA Association of Realtors on Commercial, Industrial and International Real Estate; Sept. 23 in Dallas for SIOR on Negotiating Skills; Sept. 27 in Atlanta for Coldwell Banker Commercial on Industrial RE and Logistics Supply Chain decisions; Oct. 20 for Rhode Island Assoc. of Realtors on Commercial Loan Packages; Oct. 22 for MA NAIOP on Negotiating Pitfalls; Oct. 28 for Realtors Commercial Alliance on Discovering Commercial Real Estate; Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 for MA NAIOP on Highest and Best Use Analysis; Nov. 13 for NAR National Convention on the Art of Negotiating; Nov. 18 for RCA on Commercial Loan Packages; Dec. 3 in Charlotte for SIOR on Negotiating Skills and Dec. 7 for NAI Global on Negotiating Skills.
June, 2021, Rob Nahigian has completed a highest and best use report for a commercial property in Framingham, MA on a possible disposition or redevelopment.
May, 2021, CADC Holdings have engaged Auburndale Realty Co. as its national real estate consulting firm in its acquisition and leasing of office and industrial sites nationwide. CADC is in the process of securing a multitude of projects for its operations and investments. Rob Nahigian will serve as the focus consultant on lease and purchase negotiations. CADC is working in concert with a private equity firm.
Chicago, July, 2019, The Counselors of Real Estate has appointed Rob Nahigian as its National Co-Chair of the Working Together Task Force. The Task Force will identify opportunities for doing business together that are measurable benefit of membership and add value to the CRE credential.
Rob was also engaged to counsel the partnership on the leasing of its 20,800 square foot industrial building at 7 Forge Parkway and its 65,000 square foot warehouse building at 5 Forge Parkway. The ownership of 7 Forge Parkway, J,J&K Enterprises, was counseled by Rob Nahigian on the leasing of its vacant industrial facility to Happy Tails Doggy Daycare, Inc. The tenant signed a long-term lease for this 20,800 sf building which relocated from 31 Hayward Street in Franklin, Mass. Rick Kaplan of RE/Max was the broker for Happy Tails Doggy DayCare, Inc. The lease negotiations occurred during the fall of 2011 and finalized in the winter of 2012.