NAI Ohio Equities

Commercial Real Estate Services | Worldwide

NAI Ohio Equities is one of Central Ohio’s largest, long-standing commercial real estate companies. The firm has been serving the Columbus real estate market since 1971. We strive to provide the highest quality real estate services by adding value to our clients' assets and real estate needs through expert analysis, specific market knowledge, and personalized service. We pride ourselves on our communication and accountability.

NAI Ohio Equities has two divisions: Brokerage and Property Management. Our Brokerage Division includes over 25 experienced agents and staff members. Our Property Management Division, complete with full-service accounting, manages over 10.5 million square feet of property, including over 10,000 units in various home owner and condominium associations throughout Central Ohio. Additionally, we are proud to have our own in-house Marketing and Technology Department.

NAI Ohio Equities is the Central Ohio affiliate of NAI Global, the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global member firms span worldwide, with 375 offices and more than 6,700 local market experts on the ground. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global organization, member firms deliver market-leading services locally and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges in the U.S. and/or globally.

Whether you're a small business in the Central Ohio area or a large multinational firm, our clients know that working with NAI Ohio Equities means successful real-estate transactions. We keep our finger on the pulse of the local market by developing strong relationships with local businesses. We tap into the global marketplace through our affiliation with NAI Global. Our agents focus on you, helping make decisions that will benefit your business. NAI Ohio Equities is a brokerage team that can navigate you through the process as a local resource with a global presence.

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Overview and Process

A world of support with a singular focus: You

Whether you're an owner, tenant, developer, or investor - through NAI Ohio Equities you have access to service professionals, not only locally but also globally, working cohesively across all disciplines and property types:

  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Land
  • Investment
  • Logistics
  • Medical
  • Multifamily
  • Brokerage Services
  • Investment Services
  • Corporate Services
  • Management Services
  • Project Leasing
  • Valuation and Advisory
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • More...

NAI Ohio Equities offers extensive core competency combinations tailored to meet your local, regional, or global needs:

  • Brokerage Services

    Our clients range from institutions and pension fund advisors to private developers and individuals, all requiring superior market intelligence and custom solutions based on specific objectives. NAI Ohio Equities offers a full spectrum of consultancy and transaction services including single building, portfolio and land acquisitions and dispositions, project leasing build-to-suits, and auction services.

  • Investment Services

    Our investment teams represent clients with every type of commercial property, expertly navigating theprocess of valuation and due diligence. As a global organization, our member offices are advisors with access to broad capital market andinstitutional relationships. And as local market leaders, NAI Ohio Equities delivers exceptional marketing and intelligence, and the ability to offer related services such as property management and lease administration.

  • Corporate Services

    Because every client faces a unique combination of business and real estate challenges, we make it our primary focus to listen carefully and understand your marketplace and business opportunities. Our approach is consultative, partneting with you as one team: starting with an advisory and planning process, we are able to align your goals with your needs for transaction management, project management, or portfolio management.

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Brokerage Services

Your office assignment is of critical importance, whether you're a first-time tenant or an experienced landlord. That's why we cover each aspect of your transaction in the greatest detail, and assure that your dedicated leasing and management team have the capability and expertise to handle all of your real estate needs as they arise.

Drawing from our world of best practices, our office property experts provide a full spectrum of transaction expertise including single building and portfolio acquisitions, dispositions, leases, subleases, lease renewals, lease expansions, land acquisitions and dispositions, build-to-suits for purchase, build-to-suits for lease, sale/leasebacks, tax-free exchanges, and sealed bids.

Project Leasing
We address every leasing assignment as if we were the owner and view each assignment from a focused, strategic angle. Our goal is not just to fill the vacant space in a property, but to increase the value of the asset by assessing the owner's needs and objectives and satisfying those goals.
Acquisition and Disposition
With 400 local offices and more than 5,000 brokers, we bring deep experience across all sectors of business. Our combined expertise gives you an advantage starting with site selection and acquisition. When your project is prime for disposition, we ensure a process of sophisticated financial modeling, underwriting, commercial judgment, and negotiating skills to produce maximum results.
Tenant Representation
We scale our services to fit your needs but never change our commitment to you. Our unique consultative process offers security and direction from over 5,000 NAI Global local experts. We navigate the details of relocation, competitive properties, market data, rental rate negotiation, and TI options. As the largest global network of local market leaders, we are equipped to cater yo you locally and to handle broader issues such as legal and local codes compliance as you expand regionally or globally.
Valuation and Advisory
We know that when you receive the approval to evaluate or dispose of an asset or an entire portfolio, time is money. That's why we emphasize speed, efficiency, and accuracy when delivering our recommendations based on present-day office market conditions to value and position your current properties or properties you may wish to purchase.
Management Services
Our property management professionals team with our market-leading local office brokers to maximize an asset's value for property owners. We provide a complete range of management services from transition to day-to-day operations to disposition.
Research
Research plays an integral part in near-term decision making and long-range planning for our clients. We work closely with our brokerage and property management experts to provide landlords and tenants with specific research regarding their current assets or potential new locations including drive time, demographic, competitive property, site selection, and historical sales and lease analyses.

With 5,000 professionals in 400 offices across 55 countries, our reputation for excellence is based on out ability to deliver solutions for companies locally, nationally, and globally - whether your need is 3,000 or 300,000 square feet. We understand the moving parts of any transaction, from the sprinklers and lighting to the trailer positioning and parking. Let us focus on the details of your industrial transaction so you can focus on your core business.

Our global network of local market leaders creates value for you through unparalleled market knowledge, financial analysis, and proven negotiating skills. Our footprint of 400 offices gives us extensive experience working with municipalities, economic development agencies, LEED certification, architectural and construction trades, material handling vendors, die diligence consultants, and financial institutions.

Logistics Solutions
NAI Global's logistics team provides real estate and supply chain solutions to distribution centers and warehouse companies whose distribution and cross-dock facilities are critical to their success. Our team concentrates on the global supply chain, transportation capacity, and energy concerns, which enable us to position your real estate as a competitive advantage.
Acquisition and Disposition
Our 5,000 global professionals bring deep experience across all sectors of business. Our combined expertise gives you an advantage starting with site selection and acquisition. When your project is prime for disposition, we ensure a process of sophisticated financial modeling, underwriting, commercial judgment, and negotiating skills to produce maximum results.
Project Leasing
We address every leasing assignment as if we were the owner and view each assignment from a focused, strategic angle. Our goal is not just to fill the vacant space in a property, but to increase the value of the asset by assessing the owner's needs and objectives and satisfying those goals.
Tenant Representation
We scale our services to fit your needs but never change our commitment to you. Our unique consultative process offers security and direction from over 5,000 NAI Global local experts on the ground. We navigate the details of relocation, competitive properties, market data, rental rate negotiations, and TI options. As the largest global network of local market leaders, we are equipped to cater to you locally and to handle broader issues such as legal and local codes compliance as you expand regionally or globally.
Management Services
To maximize an asset's value for the property's owner, our property management professionals work in tandem with out industrial brokers. We prove a complete range of management services from transition to day-to-day operations to disposition.

NAI Global's award-winning, proprietary technology lets you manage your retail portfolio in real-time, communicate with your entire project team and streamline the process for maximum efficiency, transparency, and results.

Changes in commercial real estate, ranging from tax implications and environmental issues to corporate mergers and acquisitions continue to profoundly influence space requirements and occupancy costs. These changes, combined with an unpredictable economy, contribute to the many complexities and opportunities that exist for tenants in making the right decision concerning current and future space needs.

Tenant Representation
As a retailer looking for the ideal location, you need serious local market intel and relationships that can only come from the world's largest network built on local market leadership. Our consultative process offers you security and direction from our local experts paired with national and international expertise, representation, and market analysis. We navigate the details of expansion, relocation, market data production and analysis, rental rate negotiation, and TI options for our clients locally, regionally, and globally.
Project Leasing
Leveraging our best practices, we optimize your assets through creative leasing plans, marketing campaigns, and skilled negotiation strategies. Our local leadership assures strong bonds with tenant brokers while our global network of 5,000 advisors source potential tenants seeking expansion.
Investment Acquisition and Sales
As the largest worldwide network, NAI Global is engaged to acquire or sell retail real estate investments from net leased to multi-tenanted, institutional-grade and more. Our local-market leading brokers have earned a reputation for excellence among institutional investors, local investors, and occupiers by identifying developers, other investors, or joint venture partners to procure new or developed properties. Our reporting systems format cash flow statements and other report to meet client specifications, assist in proper pricing, and achieve our clients' investment return requirements.
Property Management
Our retail property management professionals provide a complete range of property services unique to retail assets including cross-store marketing, focused tenant mix strategy, 24/7 maintenance service solutions, after hours site repair planning as well as standard services that include operations management, financial reporting, brokerage, construction management, receivership, and REO disposition.

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Investment Services

As leaders in our market, we provide in-depth market insights to help guide your investment decisions and address and mitigate the financial effects of any uncertainties or risks.

Our integrated investment services enhance the value of your investments and bring key intelligence to the sales process with in-depth market research, acquisition and disposition expertise, due diligence processes, asset optimization solutions, customized analytics, and appraisal and valuation.

Property Marketing

Whether you require a comprehensive marketing strategy for an asset's disposition, broad-based promotion, comprehensive advertising, a PR campaign, or target marketing to prospective tenants, our marketing experts work in partnership with our investment and research teams around the world to develop an innovative marketing strategy tailored to showcase your asset and make a high-impact impression.

Valuation & Advisory

We know that when you receive the approval to evaluate or dispose of an asset or an entire portfolio, time is money. That's why we emphasize speed, efficiency, and accuracy when delivering our recommendations based on present-day office market conditions to value and position your current property or properties you may wish to purchase.

Project Leasing

We address every leasing assignment as if we were the owner and view each assignment from a focused, strategic angle. Our goal is not just to fill the vacant space in a property, but to increase the value of the asset by assessing the owner's needs and objectives, and satisfying those goals.

Special Asset Services

Today's uncertain market presents a unique set of challenges for investors. UYndermanned REO departments often face the daunting task of identifying immediate risks and liabilities while preserving and enhancing the value of the portfolio. To mitigate their efforts, we offer our expertise across the full spectrum of commercial real estate services to provide clients with easy access to all of the services an asset is likely to require throughout the ownership cycle.

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Corporate Services

With 5,000 professionals in 55 countries, our integrated team of local market leaders has expertise in executing optimum portfolio management services including property and facilities management, building consultancy, and workspace planning and design virtually everywhere you want to be.

We deliver cost savings through attention to tenant retention, seamless lease administration, energy efficiency audits, project bidding, and by taking advantage of the extensive amount of property we manage globally.

Advisory & Planning
Through our Global Corporate Services advisory and planning process we are able to align your business goals with your real estate needs for transaction management, project management, and portfolio management.
Transaction Management
As globalization drives cross-border activity, our established global network of local market leaders helps clients follow their market regionally or globally, with seamless worldwide service across 55 countries. NAI Global offers a transaction management matrix that gives clients access to some of the most successful, independent property consultants in the world. The end result is global capability with highly reputable local expertise in more markets - large and small.
Project Management
Our technology platform empowers us to create private and secure intranets for our clients, electronically uniting an entire team into an online integrated inventory and project management system. In assembling all the parts of a project, be it construction management, green initiatives, planned maintenance, a relocation, or capital improvement, we generate systematic processes which improve cycle time and reduce errors. With this system, we have the benefit or providing tested relationships with top-tier experts and vendors who deliver the best product for each project.
Portfolio Management
Our team has expertise in executing optimum portfolio management services including property and facilities management, building consultancy, and workspace planning and design. We deliver cost savings through attention to tenant retention, seamless lease administration, energy efficiency audits, project bidding, and by taking advantage of the extensive amount of property we manage globally.
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Logistics Services

A global corporation's transportation spend is on average 10 to 12 times more than rent. While it is important to be competitive with real estate pricing, a change of $0.05 - $0.10 per SF per year is typically minuscule compared to the projected transportation savings of 15% - 20% by completing a network study of a corporate supply chain.

NAI Ohio Equities provides real estate and supply chain solutions to distribution centers and warehouse companies whose distribution and cross-dock facilities are critical to their success. Our team concentrates on the global supply chain, transportation capacity, and energy concerns, which enable us to position your real estate as a competitive advantage.

As our client you receive a dedicated team of service providers with a single-point-of-contact accountability so that your needs are thoroughly assessed and understood, and strategic plans are well-developed and executed.

    Logistics Services Include

  • Drayage Analysis
  • Hours of Services (HOS) Legislation
  • Global Supply Chain Consultation
  • FTZ (Foreign Trade Zone) Consulting
  • Incentive Consultation
  • Land Assemblages
  • Site Selection Analysis
  • Real Estate Lease, Purchases, or Sale Negotiation
  • Build-to-Suit Analysis and Planning
  • Sale/Leasebacks
  • Real Estate Fair Market Value Analysis