Spotlight On: Lamar Fisher, CAI, AARE, President/CEO, Fisher Auction Company

October 25th, 2011 by melissa

Spotlight on . . .Lamar Fisher

lamarfisherFor this month’s Spotlight On, we spoke with Lamar Fisher, President and CEO of Fisher Auction Company. With 39 years in business, Fisher Auction Company has established itself as a prominent leader in the real estate auction field and offers valuable insight on the industry. In our interview, several topics were explored including the market for Southern commercial auctions, the influx of international buyers, and the 2012 real estate auction landscape.

PA: How would you describe Fisher Auction Company?
LF: I would describe Fisher Auction Company as a prominent leader in the accelerated auction marketing process, offering real property throughout the United States and the commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

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PA Picks – Some Selections to INNspire You…

October 18th, 2011 by melissa
Ever dream of opening your own cozy B&B in the country?  Or maybe a restaurant that can also put up the weary traveler for the night? This week PA is looking at some properties for the aspiring innkeeper.

Check out Tranzon’s downright picturesque full-service inn located in Lisbon, Read the rest of this entry »

PA Picks – In Need of Some Office Space?

October 11th, 2011 by Ori Klein

With the employment rate down, many people are taking this opportunity to become entrepreneurs and start their career as masters of enterprise. And as we all know, every master needs an office. So this week we’re taking a look at some prime office buildings that may become the next ‘think tank’ for the latest advantageous new business owner.

Check out Cates Auction & Realty’s 15,400sf 1-story retail/office building in Kansas City, Kansas. With perks that include a new roof installed in 2010, asphalt parking lot with over 26 spaces and ¾+ acre land area, PA digs this one for its high-visibility location: approximately 24,000 cars a day pass by this building, resulting in a promising income-producing investment. Read the rest of this entry »

PA Picks – Cashing in on Commercial

September 27th, 2011 by melissa

We’re checking out commercial properties this week with some manufacturing and warehouse auction picks.

Take a look at Tranzon’s Hillsborough, New Jersey offering – a 70,000 sf commercial building with 17+ acres for development. PA likes this one for its versatility – the building can be utilized for manufacturing, R&D, warehousing – whatever the enterprising buyer decides. With highlights including 7000+ sf of office space, 4 loading docks and 43+ parking spaces, this prime pick is sure to net a lot of bang for the buck. Auction date is October 25th.

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Spotlight On: Mike Carey, Vice President Tranzon Auction Properties

September 19th, 2011 by melissa

Spotlight on . . .Mike Carey

This month’s Spotlight is on Mike Carey of Tranzon, L.L.C. Wanting to focus on commercial auctions, we spoke with Mike earlier this month and discussed some topics relevant to the commercial sector of the industry.

PA: How long have you been with Tranzon?
MC: 7 years.

PA: What is your position there?
MC: I am Vice President in the Portland Office.

PA: What type of properties do you specialize in?
MC: We run the gamut. We work mostly with financial institutions and we sell everything from waterfront and single family homes to 20 million dollar condo projects to light Read the rest of this entry »

PA is Out on the Town…

September 16th, 2011 by Ori Klein
We’re scoping out maintenance-free living this week in the desirable world of townhouses.

Take a look at Tranzon’s Worcester, Massachusetts 3-level townhouse up for auction on October 5th. This selection makes the PA Picks list for its vast living space, offering 1900sf that includes 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths. A 1-car garage and close proximity to UMASS Medical Center and downtown Read the rest of this entry »

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