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Peter Merkle

Peter specializes in office, retail, and investment brokerage.

Peter is experienced in Landlord and Tenant representation. Peter believes communication and honesty are the keys to serving the client. Peter has worked with numerous local, regional, and national firms in site acquisition, property disposition and tenant relocation. Peter keeps a close eye on the market and emerging trends always keeping his clients' interests in mind. The use of innovative technology is integral in Peter's approach to both marketing a property and working with Tenants and Buyers in identifying suitable acquisitions.

Significant Transactions:

Gahanna’s Creekside Plaza - The privately owned portions of the 360,000 SF project includes three buildings; offices, stores and upscale condominiums. Strathmore Development Co purchased the privately held portion, which had been in receivership since early 2011. Peter partnered with Mike Simpson in this $10.5 million sale.

Beck Place Condominiums - The project included 20 completed units with 16 other units partially completed along Grant Avenue and Jaeger Street in German Village. Beck Place LLC, a Donley Homes affiliate, bought the $7.6 million construction loan. Peter brokered the mortgage sale.

697 N. Fourth Street also known as The Wonder Bread Building. Peter marketed the 64,000 SF building on 2 acres on behalf of Interstate Brands Corp. The property was sold to developer Kevin Lykens.

232 N. Third Street - An obsolete 27,000 SF brick and masonry warehouse building which housed a defunct nightclub. Peter partnered with a local developer to acquire the building and redevelop into loft office space. The ownership group recently signed a 5,000 SF lease with a media production company to bring the totally redeveloped building to 100% occupancy. Please visit http://www.232nthirdst.com/.

1221 N. High Street - A vacant and long neglected 12,000 SF former bank building at the corner of Fifth Ave and High Street in an area between the Short North Arts District and Ohio State University's campus. Peter brokered the sale of the property and guided the leasing effort of the redevelopment including landing American Apparel, a national retailer based in Los Angeles, as its tenant in the retail portion of the building.

SEC of Front Street and Long Street - These buildings in Columbus' CBD comprise 30,000 SF. Peter has sold this package of buildings twice in two years and marketed the properties as a mixed use redevelopment opportunity.

134 E. Long Street, 116 E. Long Street and 154 N. Third Street - Peter assembled these three buildings with three different owners totaling 40,000 SF of office and retail space in Columbus' CBD on behalf of Schottenstein Stores Corp who intends on a large scale, mixed use development on the site.

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614.629.5240 office
614.
218.3520 mobile
614.224.5436 fax

605 S Front Street
Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43215


pmerkle@ohioequities.com
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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

CR - Columbus Realtors®
OAR - Ohio Assn of Realtors
NAR - Nat'l Assn of Realtors
Midtown Realtors Association

SPECIALTIES

Office, Retail, Investment

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