Primecorp’s Retail Leasing Team is a specialized group of brokers, researchers, analysts, marketers, and administrators. With over 31 years of experience, they are making a difference by bringing a vibrant and storied legacy of real estate transactions into the modern day market. The Retail Leasing Team has represented a plethora of the nation’s best owners and developers, and brings that experience forward in each subsequent business relationship. Primecorp’s leading approach brings talented owners together with experienced professionals to create the most advantageous retail leasing agreements possible.
With real estate transactions becoming increasingly complex, maintaining the relationship between the tenant and landlord is paramount. Hence, the most important trait that companies attest to when engaging any outside consultant is trust. The subtleties of the negotiation between these parties need to be approached and evaluated by an experienced broker.
The Retail Leasing Team is led by Candice Lerner-Fry, who was advised and mentored by her father, Steve Lerner. Candice is considered a market expert in landlord and tenant representation. The Lerners have been recognized for brokering more retail transactions than all of Primecorp’s national competitors combined.
Candice Lerner-Fry has worked on hundreds of retail transactions with both local, and national, retailers and landlords. Her specialty in retail leasing, coupled with her membership in the International Council of Shopping Centres, has established her as a prominent industry expert. Additionally, she is continually traveling and having face-to-face meetings with decision makers in the retail community.
Steve Lerner, a now retired founding Principal of Primecorp, has had a notable impact on the retail landscape in Ottawa. Through providing outstanding service to both landlords and tenants throughout the city. Steve has earned himself a reputation of excellence. He has represented some of the largest national retailers in Canada during his tenured 31 years, and has assembled, and pre-leased, tracts of land for many of the largest developers, thus creating and shaping the retail nodes in different parts of Ottawa.
Through detailed asset inspection and researching an asset’s neighbourhood, the Retail Leasing Team is able to listen to and fully comprehend its clients’ objectives.The team works closely with the client to understand who the priority targets are and what services could be a boon to the area. Through this analysis, the team is able to provide advice and support to tenants or work with landlords to develop a marketing template and prospect list, utilizing digital marketing, as well as signage to strategically market the prospect. Finally, the team creates an appropriate negotiating strategy, cultivated from experience with transactions of all sizes in the National Capital Region and Eastern Ontario, to create a pleasing deal for both parties.
The Primecorp Process is an unparalleled approach to leasing and selling real estate, which is reflected by the exceptional professionals who strive for excellence and are dedicated to a culture of integrity.