Rob Martensen Archives

After Hours: Wheelin’ and dealin’ Rob Martensen

Photo: Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

Colliers International Senior Vice President Rob Martensen has been involved in more than 600 transactions, including industrial sales, leasing, build-to-suits and land sales, but when he isn’t making a deal he is in the driver’s seat. How did you get into off-road racing? I just grew up going to the races and got the opportunity to… Read More →

The great exchange: How 1031 exchanges affect local markets

The Offices at Reems in Surprise were recently exchanged through a 1031 deferral, handled by Colliers International's Rob Martensen.

With the talk of tax reform that would repeal or limit 1031 Exchanges, the global effect of changing like-kind deals is in the spotlight. Section 1031 Exchanges, or like-kind exchanges, are used in commercial real estate to allow investors to reinvest their profits into a new property through an exchange of a similarly valued property… Read More →

VIDEO: Colliers’ Rob Martensen competes in Lucas Oil race

Rob Martensen, Photo by Mike Mertes for AZ Big Media

AZRE magazine interviewed Colliers International in Greater Phoenix Senior Vice President Rob Martensen, who recently competed in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler. Art Director Mike Mertes was there to film him in action on April 28. (Martensen is the blue vehicle before the end of… Read More →

16 acres of Avondale farmland sell for $1.44M

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | In The Spotlight

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the investment sale of 16-acres of farmland in Avondale for $1.44 million, or $90,000 per acre. TGV Investments LLC of Phoenix purchased the land, located at the southwest corner of Lower Buckeye and Avondale Boulevard, from Hudson Realty Capital LLC of New York City. Paul Holland, vice president,… Read More →

Colliers announces first quarter broker promotions

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | Newsmakers

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently promoted 10 brokers, including one to senior executive vice president and three to executive vice president. Each year, Colliers promotes brokers in the first quarter. “The promotions recognize the dedication, talent and expertise of our brokers who know how to maximize opportunities for our clients,” said Bob Mulhern, managing… Read More →

Colliers Int. sells Chandler Corporate Center

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Investment | Real Estate

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of the Class A, 68,443-square-foot Chandler Corporate Center II, which was 100 percent occupied at the time of the sale. Palisades Capital Realty Advisors of Los Angeles purchased the building, located at 500 North Juniper Drive in Chandler, from The Rockefeller Group. Mindy Korth, executive vice… Read More →

Colliers completes $5.8M sale of flex industrial buildings

Rob Martensen Transaction
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of three showroom/flex industrial buildings in Mesa, Ariz. for $5.8 million, or $61.03 a square foot. Tucson-based Holualoa Companies purchased the buildings, located at the Superstition Springs Commerce Center, from AEW Capital Management of Boston, Mass. Rob Martensen, SIOR, CCIM, vice president of Colliers, served as… Read More →