Archive for April, 2014

Conciege Auctions Brings on Real Estate Mogul and Shark Barbara Corcoran as Advisor

April 30th, 2014 by Ori Klein

According to The Real Deal, Barbara Corcoran – founder of The Corcoran Group and regular panelist on ABC’s Shark Tank – is joining the luxury real estate company Concierge Auctions as a strategic advisor. Though not a full-time staffer, she will be working with Concierge’s management team in New York to drive the organization’s brand and channel its growth.

Concierge is filling a void in the highest end of the market as the smart way to buy and sell the world’s finest properties,” Corcoran said in a release announcing her arrival. “I am bursting with ideas on how to push their rapid growth.”

Concierge is welcoming Corcoran onto the team at an ideal time of expansion into international properties. With recent auctions in the Bahamas, Figi and Canada and now manning a station in London, the luxury company is branching into a host of new ventures.

“In order to meet the global demand for our solution, we are scaling up our team with the best talent in the industry,” Brady said in the release. “Bringing Barbara on board was an obvious choice.” congratulates Concierge Auctions and Barbara Corcoran on their new partnership!

PA Picks – We’re in Vacation Mode…

April 25th, 2014 by Ori Klein

Spring is here (finally!) and summer is around the corner, bringing to mind visions of vacation and some much-needed R&R. This week we’re putting the spotlight on some properties that would make the ideal ‘home away from home’ vacation place or lucrative rental getaway.

Check out Thomas Hirchak Company’s 100-acre lot in Vermont. This property is ideal for a vacation home or year-round residence, with 80 sprawling acres in Readsboro that spans another 22 acres in Whitingham, as well as frontage on Deerfield River. PA digs this one for its long range mountain views and breathtaking lake scenery, sure to be a heavenly oasis for the lucky winning bidder. Auction date is May 13th.

Thomas Hirchak Company
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PA Picks – Eye-Catching Condos

April 17th, 2014 by Ori Klein

Who doesn’t love maintenance-free living? The demands of everyday upkeep on traditional homes are steering some toward the convenience of condo living. This week we’re profiling a couple of condominiums that may tempt you to make the switch.

Check out Hudson & Marshall’s 3rd floor condo unit in Orlando, Florida. Located in the desirable Blossom Park Condo Complex, this 620sf unit offers 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen with pass-through window and spacious living/dining room condo. PA is picking this one for its extras including dual closets and sliding glass doors in the bedroom that lead to a rear balcony. Bid deadline for this online auction is April 29th.

Hudson & Marshall
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PA Picks – Profit at the Pump – We’re Looking at C-Store/Gas Station Combos

April 11th, 2014 by Ori Klein

Convenience can quickly turn into cash, at least in the case of combo c-stores/gas stations. This week we are eyeballing some prime commercial properties offering this dynamic duo for potential business owners and property investors.

Take a look at’s 3,300sf convenience store in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Built in 2008, this store boasts an appealing, brick front porch-style entry, large sit-down dining area, full and spacious kitchen, heat lamp window system for warming, bakery display, shelving and cold storage space for merchandise, eat-at bar area with 5 stools, drink station, counter space and a small office. Set on a spacious 2-acre parcel, this property also comes with a single gasoline pump onsite for extra cash flow. PA is picking this one for its location, with ideal accessibility from 2 highways (Highway 128 and Highway 290). Auction date is April 26th.


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PA Picks – Some Office Units to Brighten your 9-5

April 8th, 2014 by Ori Klein

In the market for some new office digs? This week we’re scoping out some work space that can become your new happy place.

Check out Micoley’s 1,192sf office condo in Algonquin, Illinois. Set in the new construction of the desirable Fountain Square Office Center, this unit provides ample space for business owners to manage employees and clients. PA is picking this one for its stellar location, with convenient accessibility to Northwest Tollway (I-90). Auction date is April 26th.

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